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Population in 2012: 6,316 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 

Males: 2,934  (46.5%)
Females: 3,382  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  46.9 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97415.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,133 (it was $31,656 in 2000)
Brookings:

$39,133
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,116

Brookings city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $250,557 (it was $142,900 in 2000)
Brookings:

$250,557
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $355,526; Detached houses: $360,534; Townhouses or other attached units: $406,938; In 2-unit structures: $322,030; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,810; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $443,570; Mobile homes: $217,919

Median gross rent in 2012: $848.

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  • White alone - 5,455 (86.4%)
  • Hispanic - 476 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 329 (5.2%)
  • Black alone - 26 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brookings: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.7%), English (12.9%), Irish (10.4%), French (7.7%), United States (7.6%), Dutch (4.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Elevation: 203 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,263 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brookings:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookings city:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

146 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  2.3%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,708 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,595 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (75.4 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (253.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

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, CA (3.4 miles ), Pistol River, OR (4.0 miles) , Smith River-Gasquet, CA (4.5 miles) , Crescent City North, CA (4.6 miles ), Crescent City, CA (4.6 miles ), Hiouchi, CA (4.6 miles ), Gasquet, CA (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $302,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $345,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 124.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +528 (+8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,527 (62.7%)

Area code: 541

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Crime rates in Brookings by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2011
Murders 20000100
per 100,000 36.20.00.00.00.015.60.00.0
Rapes 02100010
per 100,000 0.035.717.40.00.00.015.40.0
Robberies 10313320
per 100,000 18.10.052.216.848.446.930.90.0
Assaults 12440245
per 100,000 18.135.769.667.40.031.361.878.1
Burglaries 202237202322306
per 100,000 361.7392.4644.0336.9371.0343.8463.293.7
Thefts 1288814416017518013244
per 100,000 2315.11569.52506.52695.42822.62812.52038.3687.2
Auto thefts 6261318963
per 100,000 108.535.7104.4219.0290.3140.692.646.9
Arson 0320211N/A
per 100,000 0.053.534.80.032.315.615.4N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.8) 206.0127.5195.3165.8174.9197.4153.852.9

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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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Oregon average:

1.57

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Brookings, Oregon accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,008 (+22.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

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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).
Brookings topographic map

Birthplace of: Max Steineke - Geologist.


Hospital/medical center in Brookings:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CURRY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 1 PARK AVENUE)

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Local government website: www.brookingsor.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookings:

  • Rogue Community College (about 53 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,490)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 83 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,571)
  • Humboldt State University (about 83 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,109)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 88 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 2,802)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 130 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Shasta College (about 141 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Lane Community College (about 150 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,566)

Public high school in Brookings:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brookings:

See full list of schools located in Brookings, School District: BROOKINGS-HARBOR SCHOOL DISTRICT 17

Library in Brookings:

  • CHETCO COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $651,398; Location: 405 ALDER ST; 57,903 books; 3,156 audio materials; 2,393 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brookings: Brookings Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Curry Public Transit Dispatch Facility (B), Cal - Ore Life Flight Ground (C), Brookings Fire and Rescue (D), Brookings Public Works (E), Brookings City Hall (F), Chetco Ranger Station (G), Chetco Community Public Library (H), Performing Arts Center and Community Theatre (I), Brookings Municipal Court (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brookings include: Saint Timothys Episcopal Church (A), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Eiler Creek (A), Ransom Creek (B), Shy Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brookings include: Bankus Fountain (1), Bud Cross Park (2), Easy Manor Park (3), Richards Street Park (4), Stout Park (5), Harris Beach State Park (6), Azalea City Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Harris Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Chetco Valley Historical Society Museum (15461 Museum Road), Words & Pictures (Art Museums; 407 Oak Street), Chamber of Commerce - Brookings-Harbor (16330 Lower Harbor Road).

Hotels: Portside Suites (16220 Lower Harbor Road), Sea Dreamer Inn (15167 McVay Lane), Harbor Inn Motel (15991 Highway 101 South), Beaver State Motel (437 Chetco Av), Portside Suites & RV (16219 Lower Harbor Road), Brookings South Coast Inn B&B (516 Redwood Street), Westward Motel (1026 Chetco Ave), Bonn Motel of Brookings (1216 Chetco Avenue), Ocean Suites (16045 Lower Harbor Road).

Court: Brookings City - Administration- Municipal Court (898 Elk).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.61. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.61
U.S.:

9.59

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

BROOKINGS, CITY OF (Population served: 5680, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
OPRD LOEB STATE PARK (Population served: 278, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WHALESHEAD BEACH RV PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
SALMON RUN GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brookings, OR

People in group quarters in Brookings in 2010:

  • 106 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
77 people in other group homes in 2000
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

Brookings compared to Oregon state average:

Brookings, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Brookings (2011 data):

  • Umpqua Bank: Brookings-Cbc Limited Service Facili at 855 Railroad Ave, branch established on 1978/11/29; Brookings-Harbor Branch at 16271 Highway 101 South, branch established on 1998/05/01. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Brookings Branch at 326 Fifth Street, branch established on 1954/03/22. 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
  • Evergreen Federal Savings and Loan Association: 850 Chetco Avenue Branch at 850 Chetco Avenue, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $357.9 mil, Deposits: $314.5 mil, headquarters in Grants Pass, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Brookings Branch at 898 Chetco Avenue, branch established on 1964/06/22. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Brookings Branch at 721 Chetco Avenue, branch established on 1981/09/30. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brookings travel time to work - commute


Brookings mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Brookings city (based on Curry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.40%
Here19.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents18.0%16.3%11.7%6.9%6.9%
Congregations9.7%9.7%12.9%3.2%6.5%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristConservative Baptist Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents6.1%5.7%5.5%4.3%18.5%
Congregations6.5%3.2%6.5%3.2%38.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Curry County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Curry County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Curry County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

15.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Curry County:

25.4%
Oregon:

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

16.4%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,436$49,7440$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,995$47,9800$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$73,664$44,1980$0
Firefighters 2$8,834$53,0040$0
Streets and Highways 4$15,037$45,1110$0
Sewerage 7$27,704$47,4930$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,045$42,2700$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,657$46,9710$0
Water Supply 4$15,037$45,1110$0
Totals for Government 49$187,409$45,8960$0

Brookings government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $60,000 ($9.50)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($9.50)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($7.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,181,000 ($186.99)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($79.16)
    Sewerage: $358,000 ($56.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $297,000 ($47.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $224,000 ($35.47)
    Central Staff Services: $222,000 ($35.15)
    Financial Administration: $188,000 ($29.77)
    General Public Buildings: $140,000 ($22.17)
    Fire Protection: $136,000 ($21.53)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($15.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($7.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $53,000 ($8.39)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($7.44)
    General Public Building: $25,000 ($3.96)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($3.96)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($2.69)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($2.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,641,000 ($259.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $265,000 ($41.96)

Brookings government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,379,000 ($218.33)
    All Other: $204,000 ($32.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($3.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $822,000 ($130.15)
    Interest Earnings: $216,000 ($34.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $478,000 ($75.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $257,000 ($40.69)
    General Support: $88,000 ($13.93)
    All Other: $32,000 ($5.07)
  • Tax - Property: $1,655,000 ($262.03)
    NEC: $211,000 ($33.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $156,000 ($24.70)
    Public Utilities: $111,000 ($17.57)

Brookings government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,420,000 ($699.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $820,000 ($129.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,165,000 ($659.44)
    Other, NEC: $725,000 ($114.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($40.37)
    Other, NEC: $95,000 ($15.04)

Brookings government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,917,000 ($1253.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000,000 ($158.33)

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Oregon average:

8.89%

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:
from Jackson County, OR  0.55% ($26,826 average AGI)
from Del Norte County, CA  0.51% ($38,857)
from Coos County, OR  0.45% ($28,568)


8.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.93%
Oregon average:

7.91%

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:
to Jackson County, OR  0.73% ($21,067 average AGI)
to Coos County, OR  0.70% ($41,483)
to Lane County, OR  0.48% ($39,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookings:

  • KURY (910 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KFVR (1310 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • KPOD (1240 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L L C)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookings:

  • KURY-FM (95.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • K292EV (106.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: CURRY CTY COMMITTEE FOR CHRSTN RADIO)
  • KGBR (92.7 FM; GOLD BEACH, OR; Owner: ST. MARIE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSOR (90.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUC.)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K222AF (92.3 FM; AZALEA, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brookings:

  • K57GP (Channel 57; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K22DS (Channel 22; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K07JT (Channel 7; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K10LR (Channel 10; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KBSC-LP (Channel 49; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: OREGON COAST TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K28CU (Channel 28; FORT DICK, CA; Owner: SODA MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K18EP (Channel 18; BROOKINGS, ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TV, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brookings, Oregon:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Oregon average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 165
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 43
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 288
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

Brookings fatal accident list:

Nov 11, 2010 02:13 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 42.07568333, Lon: -124.31201111, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
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


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookings, OR
Businesses in Brookings, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger2
Best Western1Lane Furniture2
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx2Starbucks1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3

Brookings on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Chuck Weller (2)
  • Danielle N. Doyle (1)
  • Garren Tooker (1)
  • Richard Sine (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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