Trout Lake, Washington

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Trout Lake, Washington
Klickitat County Washington Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Trout Lake Highlighted.svg
Location of Trout Lake in Klickitat County, Washington
Coordinates: 45°59′44″N121°31′14″W / 45.99556°N 121.52056°W / 45.99556; -121.52056 Coordinates: 45°59′44″N121°31′14″W / 45.99556°N 121.52056°W / 45.99556; -121.52056
Country United States
State Washington
County Klickitat
Area
  Total6.98 sq mi (18.08 km2)
  Land6.94 sq mi (17.97 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
1,893 ft (577 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total557
  Density80/sq mi (31.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
98650
Area code(s) 509
FIPS code 53-72450 [1]
GNIS feature ID1527414 [2]

Trout Lake is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Klickitat County, Washington, United States. The population was 557 at the 2010 census. [3] The town is notable for its organic dairy and herb farms, and as an access point to Mount Adams and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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Geography

Mount Adams from Trout Lake Highway Mt Adams from Trout Lake Highway.jpg
Mount Adams from Trout Lake Highway

Trout Lake is in the northwest corner of Klickitat County, 14 miles (23 km) south of the 12,276-foot (3,742 m) summit of Mount Adams. State Route 141 passes through the community, traveling 22 miles (35 km) south to the town of White Salmon and 5 miles (8 km) west to its terminus at Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Trout Lake CDP has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.1 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.61%, are water. [3] The community sits in the Trout Lake Valley, drained to the southeast by Trout Lake Creek which flows to the White Salmon River, a south-flowing tributary of the Columbia River.

Climate

Climate data for Trout Lake, Washington
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °F (°C)02
(−17)
01
(−17)
74
(23)
84
(29)
97
(36)
100
(38)
102
(39)
108
(42)
98
(37)
89
(32)
70
(21)
60
(16)
108
(42)
Average high °F (°C)38
(3)
43
(6)
50
(10)
59
(15)
67
(19)
74
(23)
83
(28)
83
(28)
75
(24)
60
(16)
45
(7)
36
(2)
59
(15)
Average low °F (°C)25
(−4)
26
(−3)
29
(−2)
33
(1)
39
(4)
44
(7)
49
(9)
48
(9)
41
(5)
34
(1)
30
(−1)
24
(−4)
35
(2)
Record low °F (°C)−24
(−31)
−24
(−31)
−7
(−22)
15
(−9)
20
(−7)
28
(−2)
28
(−2)
28
(−2)
11
(−12)
2
(−17)
−14
(−26)
−20
(−29)
−24
(−31)
Average precipitation inches (mm)7.36
(187)
5.31
(135)
5.50
(140)
2.44
(62)
1.65
(42)
1.27
(32)
0.45
(11)
0.65
(17)
1.11
(28)
3.91
(99)
7.78
(198)
8.63
(219)
46.06
(1,170)
Source: [4]

Demographics

As of the 2010 United States Census, [5] there were 557 people, 224 households, and 171 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 78.5 people per square mile. There were 290 housing units at an average density of 40.8/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.6% White, 0.2% Black, 0.9% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 2.5% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.2% of the population.

There were 224 households, out of which 28.1% included children under the age of 18, 64.7% included a married husband and wife, 4.0% included a male householder with no wife present, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.81.

The demographic spread included 130 (23.3%) under the age of 18, 329 (59.1%) aged 20 to 64, and 85 (15.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. By gender, the population was 51.7% (288) male and 48.3% (269) female. The median age was 44.8 years.

In 2011, the American Community Survey estimated a median income of $31,563 (adjusted for inflation, 2011 dollars) for an individual, and $56,250 for a household. [6]

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