Banks, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 1,885 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +46.6%
Males: 872  (46.3%)
Females: 1,013  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  29.1 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97106.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,458 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Banks:

$66,458
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,936 (it was $21,354 in 2000)

Banks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $218,834 (it was $163,600 in 2000)
Banks:

$218,834
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $299,549; Detached houses: $325,076; Townhouses or other attached units: $208,920; In 2-unit structures: $158,188; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,317; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,385; Mobile homes: $74,061; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,622

Median gross rent in 2013: $894.

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  • Races in Banks, OR (2010)

    Banks races chart
    • 1,56087.8%White alone
    • 1247.0%Hispanic
    • 563.2%Two or more races
    • 211.2%Asian alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Banks: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Banks, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (21.1%), Irish (11.7%), English (10.2%), United States (7.3%), Norwegian (4.2%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1921

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 5,696 people per square mile   (average).

Banks,OR real estate house value index trend

Banks, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Banks:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banks city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

79 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This city:

4.6%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,783 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,691 (1.0%)

Banks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (10.3 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (23.6 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (835.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Plains, OR (2.4 miles ), Forest Grove, OR (2.5 miles ), Coast Range, OR (2.7 miles ), Cornelius, OR (2.7 miles ), Hillsboro, OR (3.2 miles ), Rockcreek, OR (3.5 miles ), Skyline, OR (3.5 miles ), Chehalem Mountain, OR (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 1999: 124 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $253,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $286,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.61 N, Longitude: 123.11 W

Banks household income distribution Banks home values distribution

Property values in Banks, OR


Crime rates in Banks by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.055.70.0N/AN/A
Robberies 00100002
per 100,000 0.00.061.30.00.00.00.0106.4
Assaults 00123040
per 100,000 0.00.061.3121.7167.00.0214.80.0
Burglaries 4355714512
per 100,000 251.9183.9306.7304.3389.8766.7268.5638.3
Thefts 1318301325171729
per 100,000 818.61,103.61,840.5791.21,392.0931.0913.01,542.6
Auto thefts 01301341
per 100,000 0.061.3184.00.055.7164.3214.853.2
Arson 0001001N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.060.90.00.053.7N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.1) 52.464.5146.280.5172.1108.3120.2148.4

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Crime rate in Banks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Oregon average:

1.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +717 (+126.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Banks, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Banks-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 182% 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 116.8 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 105.2 miles away from Banks 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 123.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 361.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 294.6 miles away from Banks center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 317.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Banks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Banks:

  • LOU-DEL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • FOREST GROVE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • TUALITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • FOREST VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT FOREST GROVE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • PNRS RAINES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • TUALITY FOREST GROVE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)

Airports and heliports located in Banks:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks:

  • Pacific University (about 7 miles; Forest Grove, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,967)
  • University of Portland (about 19 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Portland State University (about 22 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Portland Community College (about 23 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Clark College (about 23 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • George Fox University (about 23 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 24 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)

Public high school in Banks:

Public elementary/middle schools in Banks:

  • BANKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 575, Location: 42350 NW TRELLIS WAY, Grades: KG-5)
  • BANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 12850 NW MAIN ST, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Banks:

  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 39085 NW HARRINGTON RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Banks

Library in Banks:

  • BANKS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $157,183; Location: 111 MARKET ST; 22,641 books; 35 e-books; 5,793 audio materials; 2,652 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 27 other licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Banks: Banks Public Works (A), Banks Municipal Court (B), Banks City Hall (C), Banks Fire Protection District 13 Headquarters (D), Banks Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Oak Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.61. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.61
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.3%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Banks (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Banks Branch at 125 East Oak Way, branch established on 1986/05/17. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Banks city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,752200
Catholic55,88611
Other30,82377
Mainline Protestant17,40453
Orthodox5501
None366,295-
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: 75
Washington County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 74
Washington County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Washington County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

24.0%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Banks:

45.5%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Banks:

57.2%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Banks:

81.6%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Banks, OR Residents
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
Financial Administration 1$4,080$48,9601$255
Other Government Administration 1$5,950$71,4000$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$340
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$213
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$298
Water Supply 3$8,953$35,8120$0
Local Libraries 1$4,505$54,0605$5,574
Totals for Government 6$23,488$46,97612$6,680

8.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.88% ($42,809 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.85% ($45,671)
from Marion County, OR  0.26% ($48,016)


7.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($750 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.10%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  1.97% ($42,911 average AGI)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.82% ($51,796)
to Clark County, WA  0.34% ($54,807)

Strongest AM radio stations in Banks:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUIK (1360 AM; 5 kW; HILLSBORO, OR; Owner: DOLPHIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Banks:

  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • K225AI (92.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around Banks:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Banks fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 2006 06:30 AM, Sr-6 (Odot 37), Lat: 45.60999, Lon: -123.09635, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1985 08:00 PM, 0102, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 120 S Main St (Lat: 45.618444 Lon: -123.114000), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNZQ829
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.105 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022Registrant: Oregon State Police, 455 Airport Rd. Se Building C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2909, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • Lat: 45.671944 Lon: -123.128056, Call Sign: WPRY362
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.125 MHz, 457.175 MHz, 457.225 MHz, 457.275 MHz, 457.325 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2001, Expiration Date: 03/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2011, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Bearcom, Dallas, TX 75355, Phone: (214) 765-7115, Fax: (214) 349-6314
  • Lat: 45.616944 Lon: -123.103611, Call Sign: WQAX332, Licensee ID: L00076016
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2004, Expiration Date: 08/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Brian A Coussens Mr.Registrant: Banks Fire District # 13, 300 Main St, Banks, OR 97106, Phone: (503) 324-6262, Fax: (503) 324-0523, Email:
  • Lat: 45.617667 Lon: -123.111500, Call Sign: WQCA510
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.875 MHz, 466.900 MHz, 468.800 MHz, 468.950 MHz, 466.350 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2014, Expiration Date: 01/18/2025, Certifier: George V GirardRegistrant: Larsen Wireless, 3075 S. W. 234th Ave., Suite 207, Hillsboro, OR 97123, Phone: (503) 591-1200, Fax: (503) 591-1211, Email:
  • Lat: 45.614167 Lon: -123.114167, Call Sign: WQGZ891
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.812 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/2007, Expiration Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Mark EverettRegistrant: 450 S. Main St., Banks, OR 97116, Phone: (503) 324-3111, Fax: (503) 324-7441, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Sub Tower 2, Lat: 45.665083 Lon: -123.006472, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLD602
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/2009, Expiration Date: 12/15/2019, Certifier: Tim D Miller MrRegistrant: Whiz To Coho, Inc., 12800 Nw Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124, Phone: (503) 647-5957, Fax: (503) 214-5490, Email:
  • Sub Tower 1, Lat: 45.639694 Lon: -123.007806, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLD602
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/2009, Expiration Date: 12/15/2019, Certifier: Tim D Miller MrRegistrant: Whiz To Coho, Inc., 12800 Nw Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124, Phone: (503) 647-5957, Fax: (503) 214-5490, Email:
  • PO04310A, 41100 Nw Lodge Road (Lat: 45.645472 Lon: -123.098333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 76.5 m, Call Sign: WQQP681
    Assigned Frequencies: 17920.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz... (+19 more)Grant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • PO03XC069, Banks Substation, 42311 Nw Wilkesboro Rd (Lat: 45.607778 Lon: -123.112778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WQQT238
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • PO33XC176, 41100 Nw Lodge Road (Lat: 45.645472 Lon: -123.098333), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 76.5 m, Call Sign: WQQT317
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • ROY TOWER, Nw Roy Rd (Lat: 45.589972 Lon: -123.081278), Type: Silo, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQWC631, Licensee ID: L01525854
    Assigned Frequencies: 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6271.36 MHzGrant Date: 07/17/2015, Expiration Date: 07/17/2025, Certifier: Tim D MillerRegistrant: Whiz To Coho Inc., 12800 Nw Bishop Road, Hillsboro, OR 97215, Phone: (503) 647-5957, Fax: (503) 214-5490, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Banks)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Banks)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$154,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0335.00

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

BANKS WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,434, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-24-1994 to SEP-21-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
ODOT HD SUNSET SPRINGS RA (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
QUAIL VALLEY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Banks, OR
Most common first names in Banks, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1870.9 years
William1379.3 years
Robert1164.2 years
George1077.7 years
Kenneth961.3 years
James866.1 years
Richard869.2 years
Harry777.1 years
Mary788.4 years
Donald767.6 years
Most common last names in Banks, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mead980.7 years
Davis977.9 years
Meeuwsen978.5 years
Vandehey872.9 years
Smith670.2 years
Vanderzanden685.5 years
Johnson572.2 years
Moore578.4 years
Cop477.8 years
Jacobs470.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Banks, OR

  • Curves: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1

Banks compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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