Calapooia, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 14,947.
Males: 7,371  (49.3%)
Females: 7,576  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 97479

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,200 (it was $33,464 in 2000)
Calapooia:

$43,200
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,102 (it was $16,318 in 2000)

Calapooia CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $196,566 (it was $106,000 in 2000)
Calapooia:

$196,566
OR:

$287,100
  • Races in Calapooia, OR (2000)

    Calapooia races chart
    • 13,36692.3%White alone
    • 5203.6%Hispanic
    • 3102.1%Two or more races
    • 1841.3%American Indian alone
    • 660.5%Asian alone
    • 180.1%Black alone
    • 70.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calapooia: 98.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 327.5 square miles.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (very low).

Calapooia, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Calapooia:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calapooia CCD:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Calapooia CCD:  1.0% ($1,044)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)
Calapooia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (46.0 miles , pop. 137,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (141.7 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (696.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Oakland, OR (1.2 miles ), Sutherlin, OR (1.4 miles ), Fair Oaks, OR (1.9 miles ), Roseburg North, OR (3.2 miles ), Glide, OR (3.5 miles ), Kellogg-Yoncalla, OR (3.6 miles ), Roseburg, OR (3.7 miles ), Yoncalla, OR (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.40 N, Longitude: 123.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Calapooia, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Calapooia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 408% 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 220.4 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 167.0 miles away from Calapooia 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 163.9 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 205.5 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 215.1 miles away from Calapooia center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 150.6 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 Douglas County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Calapooia:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • ROSEBURG/MERCY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE SERVICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • ROSE HAVEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • VA ROSEBURG HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • GRANDVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)

Amtrak station near Calapooia:

  • 15 miles: ROSEBURG (835 SE STEPHENS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calapooia:

  • Lane Community College (about 44 miles; Eugene, OR; Full-time enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 46 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Rogue Community College (about 69 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Oregon State University (about 81 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 83 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 90 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Western Oregon University (about 101 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)

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Notable locations in Calapooia: Umpqua Community College Amphitheatre (A), Oakland Water Treatment Plant (B), Sutherlin Cooper Creek Water Treatment Plant (C), Sutherlin Nonpareil Water Treatment Plant (D), Oakland Sewage Treatment Plant (E), Sutherlin Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Redbell (G), Umpqua Landing (H), Shirley Gap Lookout (I), English Settlement (J), Douglas County Forest Products Biomass Production (K), Osprey Boat Ramp (L), Amacher County Park Boat Ramp (M), Cooper Creek Reservoir County Park Boat Ramp East (N), Umpqua Landing County Park Boat Ramp (O), Platt 1 Resevior Boat Ramp (P), Hestness Landing County Park Boat Ramp (Q), Cleveland Rapids County Park Boat Ramp (R), Sutherlin Knolls Golf Course (S), Twin Rivers Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Calapooia include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints (A), Oakland Church of Christ (B), Sutherlin Family Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hurst Family Cemetery (1), Otey Cemetery (2), Tyee View Cemetery (3), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (4), Reason-Reed Cemetery (5), Harris Family Cemetery (6), Wilbur Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cooper Creek Reservoir (A), Martin Mill Pond (B), Fords Pond (C), Mar-Linn Log Pond (D), Platt 1 Reservoir (E), Mar-Linn Timber Corporation Log Pond (F), Sutherlin Log Pond (G), Hidden Valley Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bachelor Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Boyd Creek (C), Buzzard Roost Creek (D), Cabin Creek (E), Calapooya Creek (F), Cantell Creek (G), Molinari Creek (H), Doe Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Calapooia include: Fair Oaks County Park (1), Hestness Park (2), River Forks County Park (3), Stearns City Park (4), Cooper Creek Reservoir Park (5), Mack Brown Park (6), Hartley Park (7), V T Jackson County Wayside (8), Sutherlin City Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Douglas 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 2006 was 35.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.7%
Whole state:

11.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.0%

People in group quarters in Calapooia in 2000:

  • 29 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 14 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Oregon average:

11.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calapooia CCD (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,604128
Other5,23825
Catholic2,4435
Mainline Protestant2,20625
None78,176-
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: 30
Douglas County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Douglas County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Douglas County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

32.1%
Oregon:

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

11.4%
State:

14.2%

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lane County, OR  0.50% ($25,348 average AGI)
from Coos County, OR  0.30% ($26,162)
from Jackson County, OR  0.24% ($30,069)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lane County, OR  0.78% ($25,789 average AGI)
to Coos County, OR  0.28% ($30,447)
to Jackson County, OR  0.22% ($29,238)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calapooia:

  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KTBR (950 AM; 3 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KRNR (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY TRICASTERS, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQEN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calapooia:

  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVJ (101.1 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K280BJ (103.9 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRSB-FM (103.1 FM; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K201AI (88.1 FM; ROSEBURG, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKMX (104.3 FM; TRI CITY, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSOR (90.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUC.)
  • K232DB (94.3 FM; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K222AF (92.3 FM; AZALEA, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K255AJ (98.9 FM; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEUG (105.5 FM; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SIGNAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Calapooia:

  • K07IA (Channel 7; OAKLAND, OR; Owner: KEZI, INC.)
  • K12IA (Channel 12; OAKLAND, ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTH WEST OREGON TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K02AU (Channel 2; GLIDE, ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTH WEST OREGON TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K49FV (Channel 49; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPIC (Channel 4; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: SOUTH WEST OREGON TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTVC (Channel 36; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: ROSEBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K68BG (Channel 68; GLIDE, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Calapooia compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Calapooia on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Electricians (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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