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Goldendale is a city in Klickitat County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for John J. Golden, homsteader.

The latitude of Goldendale is 45.820N. The longitude is -120.82W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,637 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,736.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,030
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Goldendale demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Maryhill Arts Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
  • Blue Moon Festival - May 31-June 2, 2007
  • Klickitat County Fair & Rodeo - Aug. 22-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Goldendale web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Dalles Mountain Ranch, Goldendale Observatory State Park, Brooks Memorial State Park, Maryhill State Park
Historic sites and museums: Maryhill Museum of Art, Stonehenge

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Goldendale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Klickitat County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98620 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Goldendale residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goldendale ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goldendale was $13,111, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Goldendale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Goldendale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.


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Libraries in Goldendale include Goldendale Community Library ... View libraries

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Klickitat County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goldendale political report.

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The average commute time for Goldendale workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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