For population 25 years and over in Canyon City:
For population 15 years and over in Canyon City town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,321 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (119.2 miles , pop. 52,029).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (196.9 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (713.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: John Day, OR (1.4 miles ), Mount Vernon, OR (2.9 miles ), Prairie City, OR (3.6 miles ), Seneca, OR (4.2 miles ), Long Creek, OR (4.9 miles ), Dayville, OR (5.4 miles) , Greenhorn, OR (5.6 miles) , Unity, OR (6.1 miles) .
Latitude: 44.39 N, Longitude: 118.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 541
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+3.1%).
Work and jobs in Canyon City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Canyon City, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Canyon City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/30/2000 at 19:10:23, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1997 at 06:05:34, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 0.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from Canyon City center
On 2/1/2000 at 00:11:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/1997 at 04:39:51, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 MD, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 20:46:07, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 MD, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Canyon City center
On 10/17/1993 at 01:51:02, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph Poindexter - Judge.
Hospitals/medical centers near Canyon City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canyon City:
See full list of schools located in Canyon City
Public elementary/middle school in Canyon City:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Canyon City and their reported violations in the past:CANYON CITY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 640, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.6%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Canyon City compared to Oregon state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Canyon City town (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,990 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:
8.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,925 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Canyon City:
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TV broadcast stations around Canyon City:
Canyon City fatal accident list:
Oct 2, 1986 09:31 AM, 0048, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $207,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,018
Total average daily truck traffic: 62
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,371
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canyon City)