Davenport, Washington
City
Lincoln County Courthouse in Davenport, Washington.
Lincoln County Courthouse in Davenport, Washington.
Location of Davenport, Washington
Location of Davenport, Washington
Coordinates: 47°39′4″N 118°9′6″W / 47.65111°N 118.15167°W / 47.65111; -118.15167Coordinates: 47°39′4″N 118°9′6″W / 47.65111°N 118.15167°W / 47.65111; -118.15167
Country United States
State Washington
County Lincoln
Area[1]
   Total 1.82 sq mi (4.71 km2)
   Land 1.82 sq mi (4.71 km2)
   Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,375 ft (724 m)
Population (2010)[2]
   Total 1,734
   Estimate (2012[3]) 1,705
   Density 952.7/sq mi (367.8/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
   Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99122
Area code(s) 509
FIPS code 53-16795[4]
GNIS feature ID 1504329[5]
Website www.davenportwa.us

Davenport is the county seat of Lincoln County, Washington, United States. The population was 1,734 at the 2010 census[6].

History

Davenport was first settled in 1880, and was named in 1882 for resident J.C. Davenport.[7] Davenport was officially incorporated on June 9, 1890.

Geography

Davenport is located at 47°39′4″N 118°9′6″W / 47.65111°N 118.15167°W / 47.65111; -118.15167 (47.651157, -118.151627).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.82 square miles (4.71 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate

Davenport experiences a semi-arid climate (K ppen BSk).

Climate data for Davenport (1971 2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 55
(13)
60
(16)
73
(23)
90
(32)
94
(34)
99
(37)
103
(39)
103
(39)
100
(38)
86
(30)
68
(20)
55
(13)
103
(39)
Average high °F (°C) 31.1
( 0.5)
37.3
(2.9)
47.5
(8.6)
57.2
(14)
65.8
(18.8)
73.3
(22.9)
81.9
(27.7)
82.8
(28.2)
72.8
(22.7)
59.1
(15.1)
40.7
(4.8)
31.5
( 0.3)
56.75
(13.74)
Daily mean °F (°C) 24.9
( 3.9)
30.2
( 1)
38.0
(3.3)
45.0
(7.2)
52.6
(11.4)
59.2
(15.1)
65.8
(18.8)
66.3
(19.1)
57.3
(14.1)
45.8
(7.7)
33.7
(0.9)
25.3
( 3.7)
45.34
(7.42)
Average low °F (°C) 18.6
( 7.4)
23.0
( 5)
28.4
( 2)
32.8
(0.4)
39.4
(4.1)
45.0
(7.2)
49.6
(9.8)
49.7
(9.8)
41.8
(5.4)
32.4
(0.2)
26.7
( 2.9)
19.0
( 7.2)
33.87
(1.03)
Record low °F (°C) 28
( 33)
25
( 32)
9
( 23)
18
( 8)
20
( 7)
27
( 3)
29
( 2)
29
( 2)
20
( 7)
1
( 18)
22
( 30)
23
( 31)
28
( 33)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.45
(36.8)
1.22
(31)
1.30
(33)
1.02
(25.9)
1.41
(35.8)
1.03
(26.2)
0.78
(19.8)
0.54
(13.7)
0.65
(16.5)
0.88
(22.4)
1.90
(48.3)
1.93
(49)
14.11
(358.4)
Source: NOAA (normals, 1971 2000) [9]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,734 people, 694 households, and 445 families residing in the city. The population density was 952.7 inhabitants per square mile (367.8 /km2). There were 750 housing units at an average density of 412.1 per square mile (159.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 0.1% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 694 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,730 people, 707 households, and 436 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,143.3 people per square mile (442.4/km ). There were 763 housing units at an average density of 504.3 per square mile (195.1/km ). The racial makeup of the city was 97.17% White, 0.29% African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.25% of the population. 30.0% were of German, 12.1% American, 10.6% English and 6.2% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 98.4% spoke English and 1.6% Spanish as their first language.

There were 707 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,900, and the median income for a family was $47,708. Males had a median income of $34,531 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,090. About 8.5% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

Community

School - Davenport Gorillas

Transportation

Davenport is served by the Davenport Municipal Airport.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Climatography of the United States NO.81". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 11, 2011. 

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