White Salmon, WA Population

Population: 2,193. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,280 (+4.0% change)
Males: 1,057 (48.2%), Females: 1,136 (51.8%)

Klickitat County

Zip code: 98672

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $34,787
Median house value: $132,300

Races in White Salmon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.5%)
  • Hispanic (16.8%)
  • Other race (12.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), English (14.0%), Irish (13.0%), United States (9.2%), French (4.8%), Norwegian (4.1%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in White Salmon

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Salmon city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

12.5% Foreign born (11.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+12.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in White Salmon:

  • SKYLINE HOSPITAL (211 SKYLINE DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near White Salmon:

  • PROVIDENCE HOOD RIVER MEMORIAL HOSP (about 6 miles; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; THE DALLES, OR)
  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 51 miles; GOLDENDALE, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to White Salmon:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 77 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 88 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • ROBERTS FIELD (about 105 miles; REDMOND, OR; Abbreviation: RDM)
Other public-use airports nearest to White Salmon:

  • HOOD RIVER (about 6 miles; HOOD RIVER, OR; Abbreviation: 4S2)
  • COLUMBIA GORGE REGIONAL/THE DALLES MUNI (about 24 miles; THE DALLES, OR; Abbreviation: DLS)
  • CASCADE LOCKS STATE (about 27 miles; CASCADE LOCKS, OR; Abbreviation: CZK)
Amtrak stations near White Salmon:

  • 2 miles: BINGEN-WHITE SALMON (BINGEN, FOOT OF WALNUT ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 4 miles: HOOD RIVER (1205 B ST.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Salmon:

  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 12,132)
  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; GRESHAM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,867)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 82 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 87 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 88 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)

Schools

Public high school in White Salmon:

  • COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 1455 NW BRUIN COUNTRY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in White Salmon:

  • HULAN L WHITSON ELEM (Students: 420; Location: 450 N MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • WAYNE M HENKLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: 480 NW LOOP ROAD; Grades: 05 – 08)