For population 25 years and over in Brookings:
For population 15 years and over in Brookings city:
175 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,506 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (75.4 miles , pop. 63,154).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (245.6 miles , pop. 224,220).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (638.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Harbor, OR (1.4 miles ), Smith River-Gasquet, CA (4.5 miles ), Crescent City North, CA (4.6 miles ), Crescent City, CA (4.6 miles ), Bertsch-Oceanview, CA (4.7 miles ), Gold Beach, OR (5.0 miles ), Cave Junction, OR (5.8 miles ), Klamath, CA (6.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 124.29 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +779 (+12.4%)
Area code: 541
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Brookings detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,008 (+22.7%).
Work and jobs in Brookings: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brookings, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Brookings-area historical earthquake activity is near Oregon state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 65.5 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 70.2 miles away from Brookings center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1976 at 11:19:25, a magnitude 6.8 (6.0 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/1991 at 22:26:17, a magnitude 6.3 (5.5 MB, 6.3 MS, 5.9 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from Brookings center
On 7/24/1996 at 20:15:44, a magnitude 6.2 (5.4 MB, 5.4 MS, 6.2 ME, 5.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Curry County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Max Steineke - Geologist.
Airports and heliports located in Brookings:
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Local government website: www.brookingsor.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookings:
Public high school in Brookings:
See full list of schools located in Brookings, School District: BROOKINGS-HARBOR SCHOOL DISTRICT 17
Public elementary/middle schools in Brookings:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.61. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookings and their reported violations in the past:BROOKINGS, CITY OF (Population served: 5680, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:OPRD LOEB STATE PARK (Population served: 278, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WHALESHEAD BEACH RV PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SALMON RUN GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.8%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.6% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
77 people in other group homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Brookings in 2010:
69 people in nursing homes in 2000
Brookings compared to Oregon state average:
Banks with branches in Brookings (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Brookings (based on Curry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
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Brookings government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Brookings government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,899 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,885 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Brookings fatal accident list:
Jun 8, 2007 06:00 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 42.078783, Lon: -124.315556, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1979 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 15, 1977 10:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 67 meters (220ft)
Total costs: $5,707,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 744
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brookings)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Brookings, OR)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 170 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookings)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 71 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brookings)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.