Barlow, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 138 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 60  (43.8%)
Females: 78  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years

Zip code: 97013

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,563 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Barlow:

$42,563
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,847 (it was $14,431 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $241,553 (it was $143,800 in 2000)
Barlow:

$241,553
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $244,578; Detached houses: $256,846; Mobile homes: $185,461
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  • Races in Barlow, OR (2010)

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    • 10880.0%White alone
    • 2014.8%Hispanic
    • 53.7%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Black alone
    • 10.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barlow: 107.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (7.0%), Russian (2.6%), Swedish (2.6%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,243 people per square mile   (low).

Barlow, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Barlow:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barlow city:

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

25 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

This city:

14.2%
Oregon:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,397 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,380 (1.3%)

Barlow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (11.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (805.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Canby, OR (1.3 miles ), Aurora, OR (1.5 miles ), Wilsonville, OR (2.1 miles ), Butteville, OR (2.4 miles ), Donald, OR (2.5 miles ), Hubbard, OR (2.5 miles ), Yoder, OR (2.6 miles ), Stafford, OR (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 45.25 N, Longitude: 122.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 503

Barlow household income distribution Barlow home values distribution

Property values in Barlow, OR

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+20.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (55%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (51%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Average climate in Barlow, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Barlow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 187% 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 138.6 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 127.3 miles away from Barlow center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 345.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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 297.3 miles away from Barlow 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 281.7 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 Clackamas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barlow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Barlow:

  • PERCEPTION CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CANBY, OR)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT HOPE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CANBY, OR)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WILSONVILLE, OR)
  • DAMMASCH STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILSONVILLE, OR)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT WILSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILSONVILLE, OR)
  • ROSE LINN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST LINN, OR)
  • OREGON CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OREGON CITY, OR)

Amtrak stations near Barlow:

  • 10 miles: OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)
  • 20 miles: PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barlow:

  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 6 miles; Wilsonville, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,194)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 9 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • George Fox University (about 13 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Portland Community College (about 13 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 14 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Portland State University (about 19 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • University of Portland (about 23 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)

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Notable location: Barlow City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clackamas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.9. This is about average.

City:

76.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.265. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.265
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.01. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 21.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barlow city (based on Clackamas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant49,829194
Catholic27,12813
Other15,44751
Mainline Protestant15,11849
Orthodox2,2755
None266,195-
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: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Clackamas County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Clackamas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 284
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
Oregon:

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

13.5%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.1%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Barlow:

38.6%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Barlow:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.5%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barlow:

8.7%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Barlow:

51.4%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.3%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barlow, 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 0$0 1$160
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$321
Water Supply 0$0 2$428
Totals for Government 0$0 4$909

7.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($477 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  2.83% ($42,950 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.16% ($51,796)
from Marion County, OR  0.41% ($38,604)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.62% ($38,445 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.22% ($45,671)
to Clark County, WA  0.39% ($56,670)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barlow:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBNP (1410 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KBNP RADIO, INC.)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barlow:

  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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))
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K225AI (92.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, 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.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Barlow:

  • 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)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KOXO-CA (Channel 51; NEWBERG, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 11Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$133,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0228.00

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (32%)

Barlow compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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