Brookings, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 6,440 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.2%
 
Males: 2,990  (46.4%)
Females: 3,450  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97415.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,915 (it was $31,656 in 2000)
Brookings:

$45,915
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,855 (it was $17,010 in 2000)

Brookings city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $327,249 (it was $142,900 in 2000)
Brookings:

$327,249
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $366,768; detached houses: $433,182; townhouses or other attached units: $291,846; in 2-unit structures: $247,366; mobile homes: $194,944; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $17,981

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,013.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brookings: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.7%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 3.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brookings, OR (2017)
    • 5,57585.1%White alone
    • 5368.2%Hispanic
    • 1502.3%Two or more races
    • 1041.6%American Indian alone
    • 570.9%Black alone
    • 590.9%Asian alone
    • 360.5%Other race alone
    • 50.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Brookings, Oregon as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brookings is 3,284 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Brookings by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(91.5)
6
(93.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(48.4)
3
(46.9)
2
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
2
(31.3)
1
(15.6)
2
(30.7)
3
(45.7)
1
(15.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
4
(61.8)
5
(78.1)
1
(15.8)
3
(47.0)
6
(93.3)
1
(15.4)
13
(198.2)
24
(371.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(371.0)
22
(343.8)
30
(463.2)
6
(93.7)
6
(95.0)
10
(156.6)
10
(155.6)
6
(92.2)
15
(228.7)
20
(309.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
175
(2,823)
180
(2,813)
132
(2,038)
44
(687.2)
43
(681.1)
47
(736.0)
59
(917.9)
40
(614.8)
62
(945.1)
88
(1,364)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(290.3)
9
(140.6)
6
(92.6)
3
(46.9)
6
(95.0)
3
(47.0)
9
(140.0)
4
(61.5)
22
(335.4)
13
(201.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(32.3)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.4)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/A1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
1
(15.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.6199.4155.353.449.475.582.148.3207.2245.8

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Crime rate in Brookings detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: Irish (17.2%), English (8.8%), Norwegian (6.8%), German (6.1%), American (5.7%), European (4.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Elevation: 203 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,307 people per square mile   (low).

Brookings, Oregon map

301 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

4.6%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,266 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,297 (0.6%)

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, 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 )

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 124.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +512 (+7.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,460 (58.6%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Brookings, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brookings, OR in 2017
Brookings satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,008 (+22.7%).
Most common industries in Brookings, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Wood products (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (14.7%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Brookings, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.6%)

Average climate in Brookings, Oregon

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Brookings, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Brookings-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 444% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 114.6 miles away from the city 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 65.5 miles away from Brookings 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 the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from Brookings 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 Curry County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookings topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brookings:

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

Airports and heliports located in Brookings:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookings:

  • Rogue Community College (about 52 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 83 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Humboldt State University (about 83 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 95 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 129 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Shasta College (about 143 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Lane Community College (about 150 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public high school in Brookings:

Private high school in Brookings:

  • BROOKINGS HARBOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65, Location: 1600 CHETCO AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brookings:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Max Steineke - Geologist.

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

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

BROOKINGS, CITY OF (Population served: 7,120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2012)
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
OPRD LOEB STATE PARK (Population served: 278, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHALESHEAD BEACH RV PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SALMON RUN GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2013)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
FISCHERS PLACE MHP (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2012)
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 (JAN-10-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Brookings:

Marital status in Brookings, OR
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brookings:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brookings
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brookings, OR (based on Curry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,04325
Catholic1,5603
Other1,2688
Mainline Protestant7107
None16,783-
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: 9
Curry County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

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.
State:

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
Curry County:

15.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.0%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Brookings:

28.7
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brookings:

10.9%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brookings:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brookings, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$80,692$69,1650$0
Streets and Highways 9$32,748$43,6640$0
Police - Other 7$24,806$42,5250$0
Sewerage 6$26,054$52,1080$0
Financial Administration 5$22,444$53,8660$0
Other Government Administration 5$27,484$65,9621$662
Firefighters 2$9,248$55,4880$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,574$51,4443$4,420
Other and Unallocable 1$8,742$104,9040$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,242
Totals for Government 51$240,792$56,6575$6,324

Brookings government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,798,000 ($279.19)
    Regular Highways: $564,000 ($87.58)
    Water Utilities: $177,000 ($27.48)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,030,000 ($315.22)
    Sewerage: $741,000 ($115.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $381,000 ($59.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $345,000 ($53.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $335,000 ($52.02)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($51.71)
    Water Utilities: $307,000 ($47.67)
    Financial Administration: $287,000 ($44.57)
    General - Other: $245,000 ($38.04)
    Regular Highways: $157,000 ($24.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($31.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,128,000 ($175.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($2.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,589,000 ($402.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $446,000 ($69.25)

Brookings government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,543,000 ($394.88)
    Other: $446,000 ($69.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $252,000 ($39.13)
    Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($14.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($6.68)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,322,000 ($205.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000 ($55.75)
    Other: $326,000 ($50.62)
    General Local Government Support: $158,000 ($24.53)
  • Tax - Property: $3,011,000 ($467.55)
    Other License: $767,000 ($119.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $142,000 ($22.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $95,000 ($14.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000 ($13.20)

Brookings government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,629,000 ($2737.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,239,000 ($2521.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,390,000 ($215.84)

Brookings government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,561,000 ($1174.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $620,000 ($96.27)

10.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.11%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Del Norte County, CA  0.62% ($61,927 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.54% ($35,000)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.33% ($97,862)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coos County, OR  0.65% ($22,696 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.59% ($49,392)
to Del Norte County, CA  0.37% ($51,219)
Businesses in Brookings, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Best Western1Kroger2
Chevrolet1Lane Furniture2
Circle K2McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS3

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.)
Brookings fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Brookings fatal accident list:

Aug 22, 2014 03:05 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Chetco Ln, Lat: 42.055300, Lon: -124.291242, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 2010 02:13 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 42.075683, Lon: -124.312011, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jun 8, 2007 06:00 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 42.078783, Lon: -124.315556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1979 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 1977 10:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.4mTotal length
  • $5,707,000Total costs
  • 18,865Total average daily traffic
  • 919Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,975Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of reported fires - 50 took place in 2015, and the least - 5 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Brookings, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.3%), and Structure Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brookings, OR
    • 24444.3%Outside Fires
    • 21438.8%Structure Fires
    • 7012.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 234.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookings, OR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brookings, OR
  • 93.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brookings, OR
  • 90.7%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brookings compared to Oregon state average:

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

Brookings on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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