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Population in 2012: 691 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
Males: 283  (41.1%)
Females: 408  (58.9%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97820, 97845.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,774 (it was $29,940 in 2000)
Canyon City:

$40,774
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,861

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,091 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Canyon City:

$118,091
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,451; Detached houses: $139,934; Mobile homes: $56,821

Median gross rent in 2012: $579.

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Canyon City races chart
  • White alone - 655 (93.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canyon City: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (24.7%), English (11.6%), Irish (11.2%), Scottish (8.6%), United States (5.7%), Dutch (5.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3198 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 496 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Canyon City:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canyon City town:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,321 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,375 (1.2%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+3.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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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).
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Birthplace of: Joseph Poindexter - Judge.


Hospitals/medical centers near Canyon City:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; JOHN DAY, OR)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JOHN DAY, OR)

Political contributions by individuals in Canyon City, OR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canyon City:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 67 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,178)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 121 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 2,876)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 122 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 129 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 133 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Boise State University (about 147 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 169 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)

Public elementary/middle school in Canyon City:

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Notable locations in Canyon City: Old Humbolt Diggings (A), Museum of Horse Drawn Vehicles (B), Canyon City Volunteer Fire Department (C), Grant County Trial and Justice Courthouse (D), Canyon City Hall (E), Canyon City Public Works Department Office (F), Grant County Historical Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Andrews Cemetery (1), Canyon City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Canyon City Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Circuit Court - Extension Service-Oregon State University- Road Depart (323 South Humbolt Street), Circuit Court - Extension Service-Oregon State University- Planning Commis (200 South Canyon Boulevard), Grant County - Circuit Court- County Judge (Court House), Grant County - Circuit Court- District Attorney (Court House), Circuit Court - Emergency Management Coordinator (201 South Humbolt Street), Grant County - Extension Service-Oregon State University Agricultu- Circuit Court- County C (Court House), Circuit Court - Extension Service-Oregon State University- Surveyor (217 North Canyon City Boulevard).

 
Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between APR-01-2001 and MAY-04-2004. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-10-2001), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring 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:
This town:  2.2 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Canyon City, OR

9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
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:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Canyon City travel time to work - commute


Canyon City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Canyon City town (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.13%
Here33.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents34.4%17.0%12.0%7.6%7.2%
Congregations16.0%8.0%4.0%8.0%12.0%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.6%4.3%3.5%2.5%6.7%
Congregations8.0%8.0%4.0%4.0%28.0%
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: 3
Grant County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Grant County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.0%
Oregon:

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

13.7%
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 1$3,244$38,9280$0
Streets and Highways 2$1,906$11,4360$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$158
Water Supply 2$2,480$14,8800$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$736
Totals for Government 5$7,630$18,3124$894


7.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
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 Deschutes County, OR  0.75% ($38,474 average AGI)
from Malheur County, OR  0.48% ($31,500)
from Umatilla County, OR  0.40% ($38,900)


8.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
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 Deschutes County, OR  0.67% ($34,588 average AGI)
to Union County, OR  0.55% ($28,714)
to Baker County, OR  0.51% ($22,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canyon City:

  • KJDY (1400 AM; 1 kW; JOHN DAY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canyon City:

  • KJDY-FM (94.5 FM; CANYON CITY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K218BA (91.5 FM; JOHN DAY, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KGNR (91.9 FM; JOHN DAY, OR; Owner: LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K214AQ (90.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Canyon City:

  • K02PK (Channel 2; JOHN DAY, OR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K26FQ (Channel 26; JOHN DAY, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

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



Most common first names in Canyon City, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William974.7 years
James777.4 years
John775.8 years
Mary780.1 years
Charles675.3 years
Robert676.5 years
Harry570.6 years
George474.8 years
Howard379.3 years
Clifford365.4 years
Most common last names in Canyon City, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith770.6 years
Davis476.0 years
Williams480.2 years
Allen389.7 years
Martin378.6 years
Johnson387.0 years
Pierpont385.6 years
Pearce373.0 years
Patterson376.0 years
Edmunson378.0 years
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