Arlington, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.8%
Males: 340  (56.1%)
Females: 267  (43.9%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97812, 97843.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,396 (it was $35,714 in 2000)
Arlington:

$56,396
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,655 (it was $17,883 in 2000)

Arlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,483 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Arlington:

$119,483
OR:

$229,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $734.

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  • Races in Arlington, OR (2010)

    Arlington races chart
    • 52389.2%White alone
    • 396.7%Hispanic
    • 132.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.9%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Arlington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Arlington: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.6%), German (18.0%), English (11.3%), Swedish (5.9%), United States (1.9%), Russian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 2851 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 342 people per square mile   (very low).

Arlington,OR real estate house value index trend

Arlington, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Arlington:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arlington city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,387 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,403 (1.4%)

Arlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (60.4 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (118.8 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (810.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Roosevelt, WA (1.5 miles) , Horse Heaven, WA (3.2 miles ), Bickleton, WA (4.5 miles) , Ione, OR (4.8 miles ), Boardman, OR (5.1 miles ), Wasco, OR (5.1 miles ), Rufus, OR (5.1 miles ), Maryhill, WA (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 45.72 N, Longitude: 120.20 W

Area code: 541

Arlington household income distribution Arlington home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+21.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Legal occupations (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Arlington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Arlington, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Arlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 152.5 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 148.1 miles away from Arlington center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 150.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 385.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 333.2 miles away from Arlington center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 439.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gilliam County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arlington topographic map

Birthplace of: Doc Severinsen - (born 1927), (Carl H. Severinsen), composer, musician.

Airports located in Arlington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arlington:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 63 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 64 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Central Washington University (about 91 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 96 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 106 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 108 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 119 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)

Public high school in Arlington:

Public elementary/middle school in Arlington:

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Library in Arlington:

  • ARLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,319; Location: 500 W FIRST ST; 6,641 books; 521 audio materials; 248 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The temperature readings cannot be accurate. I recall several days in August and September where the temperature exceeded 100 degrees.

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Notable locations in Arlington: Port of Arlington Marina Boat Launch (A), Arlington Sewer Treatment Plant (B), Arlington Public Works Department (C), Gilliam County Justice Court Arlington Branch (D), Arlington Public Library (E), Arlington City Hall (F), North Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection District (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Arlington Masonic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Arlington include: Alkali Park (1), Earl Snell Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Justice Court Arlington District (Locust 1st Street).

Gilliam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Arlington and their reported violations in the past:

ARLINGTON CITY WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 610, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.2%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.2%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Arlington compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Arlington (2011 data):

  • Bank of Eastern Oregon: Arlington Branch at 325 On The Mall, branch established on 1957/08/10. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $260.3 mil, Deposits: $230.5 mil, headquarters in Heppner, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Beo Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Oregon average:

11.4

Arlington travel time to work - commute Arlington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arlington city (based on Gilliam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2242
Catholic1422
Evangelical Protestant1223
Other4-
None1,379-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Gilliam County:

17.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Gilliam County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

11.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilliam County:

25.8%
Oregon:

25.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,964$29,7840$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,639$31,6680$0
Sewerage 1$3,780$45,3600$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,439$29,2680$0
Water Supply 1$4,330$51,9600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$172
Totals for Government 6$18,152$36,3041$172

10.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Arlington:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arlington:

  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Arlington:

  • K65CH (Channel 65; ARLINGTON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 137m449ftTotal length
  • $16,343,000Total costs
  • 14,690Total average daily traffic
  • 5,363Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Arlington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Locust St (Lat: 45.719306 Lon: -120.176167), Call Sign: KNFL935
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 05/14/2022
    Registrant: Wheeler\'s Communications Co., 3400 West 6th, The Dalles, OR 97058, Phone: (541) 296-3500, Fax: (541) 296-1967, Email:
  • Lat: 44.712278 Lon: -119.108111, Call Sign: WQAA645
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 04/22/2014, Certifier: Timothy Weatherall
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • BRM, Cut Off Rd. Between Cedar Springs Ln. And Rattlesnake Rd. On North Side (Lat: 45.622083 Lon: -120.257806), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQNP857
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2011, Expiration Date: 04/13/2021, Certifier: Phillip E Kovacs Mr.
    Registrant: Dexter Fortson Associates,Inc., 910 Ploof Dr., Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2708, Fax: (205) 491-4751, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC7VNC, Licensee ID: L01258327
    Grant Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 04/01/2017, Certifier: Inabelle K Brown
    Registrant: Inabelle K Brown, Arlington, OR 97812
  • Call Sign: N7ASM, Licensee ID: L00821048
    Grant Date: 02/28/2004, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Leon F Hughes
    Registrant: Leon F Hughes, Arlington, OR 97812-0204
  • Call Sign: W7ILD, Previous Call Sign: KC7ZLN, Licensee ID: L00139182
    Grant Date: 10/07/2003, Expiration Date: 10/07/2013, Certifier: Todd H Terp
    Registrant: Todd H Terp Mr., 1050b 1st Street, Arlington, OR 97812
  • Call Sign: KF7THT, Licensee ID: L01679535
    Grant Date: 12/22/2011, Expiration Date: 12/22/2021, Certifier: Sheri L Bernal
    Registrant: Sheri L Bernal, 1050 B 1st. St., Arlington, OR 97812

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER/CUB CRAFTERS PA-18-150 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 273CC , Serial Number: 9920CC, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Cedar Springs Ranch, 16437 Cedar Springs Ln, Arlington, OR 97812
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36NR , Serial Number: 18502582, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Herbert R Dba Holzapfel, 16437 Cedar Springs Ln, Arlington, OR 97812, Other Owners: Springs Ranch Cedar
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4445U , Serial Number: 15060445, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Walter M Hulden, Po Box 190, Arlington, OR 97812
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9825E , Serial Number: 11AC-1478, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Norman E Cox, 70 Shane Drive Po Box 534, Arlington, OR 97812

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arlington, OR
Most common first names in Arlington, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George675.0 years
John679.3 years
Florence482.0 years
Margaret485.2 years
William480.0 years
Mildred395.6 years
Richard370.6 years
Ada283.0 years
Alfred279.5 years
Floyd262.0 years
Most common last names in Arlington, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weatherford981.9 years
Anderson573.0 years
Marick365.4 years
Krebs385.0 years
Hughes377.7 years
Logan383.6 years
Covey365.0 years
Shane381.7 years
Wetherell379.7 years
Wheelhouse377.0 years

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