Chenoweth, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 1,855. Population change since 2000: -45.6%
Males: 1,018  (54.9%)
Females: 837  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 97058.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,410 (it was $32,794 in 2000)
Chenoweth:

$52,410
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,594 (it was $15,497 in 2000)

Chenoweth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $199,414 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Chenoweth:

$199,414
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $209,676; Detached houses: $221,660; Mobile homes: $161,279

Median gross rent in 2016: $782.

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  • Races in Chenoweth, OR (2010)

    Chenoweth races chart
    • 1,45278.3%White alone
    • 31717.1%Hispanic
    • 281.5%American Indian alone
    • 241.3%Two or more races
    • 120.6%Asian alone
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 80.4%Other race alone
    • 60.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chenoweth: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (33.4%), Irish (11.2%), American (5.6%), German (5.1%), Norwegian (4.2%), Russian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 6.68 square miles.

Population density: 278 people per square mile   (very low).

Chenoweth,OR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Chenoweth:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chenoweth CDP:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

39 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This place:

2.1%
Oregon:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,291 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,970 (1.1%)

Chenoweth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (59.4 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (68.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (811.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: The Dalles, OR (1.4 miles ), Dallesport, WA (1.5 miles ), City of The Dalles, OR (1.6 miles ), Rowena, OR (2.0 miles) , Lyle, WA (2.4 miles ), Mosier, OR (3.1 miles ), Wahkiakus, WA (3.3 miles ), Dufur, OR (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 45.62 N, Longitude: 121.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Chenoweth household income distribution Chenoweth home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Construction (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Chenoweth, Oregon

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Earthquake activity:

Chenoweth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from Chenoweth center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 128.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 401.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 404.2 miles away from Chenoweth 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 348.1 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 Wasco County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chenoweth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chenoweth:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • THE DALLES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • VISITING HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • OREGON VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • SKYLINE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WHITE SALMON, WA)
  • RAY YASUI DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)

Amtrak stations near Chenoweth:

  • 3 miles: THE DALLES (201 E. FEDERAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: WISHRAM (WEST END OF RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 14 miles: BINGEN-WHITE SALMON (BINGEN, FOOT OF WALNUT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chenoweth:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 58 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 69 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 69 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Clark College (about 70 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Portland State University (about 72 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 72 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • University of Portland (about 73 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)

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Notable locations in Chenoweth: Fort Dalles Rodeo Grounds (A), Crates (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Foley Lakes Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Badger Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 49.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 7.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.5%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 67.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
41 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chenoweth CDP (based on Wasco County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1923
Evangelical Protestant2,69820
Mainline Protestant1,2059
Other1,1656
Orthodox501
None14,903-
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: 11
Wasco County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wasco County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Wasco County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wasco County:

29.2%
Oregon:

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

13.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.1%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Chenoweth:

28.5
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.1%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chenoweth:

9.8%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chenoweth:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chenoweth:

34.5%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Chenoweth:

54.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Chenoweth:

77.2%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chenoweth, OR Residents

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hood River County, OR  0.99% ($33,291 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.57% ($33,060)
from Klickitat County, WA  0.45% ($32,949)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.58% ($32,255 average AGI)
to Klickitat County, WA  0.58% ($32,941)
to Hood River County, OR  0.56% ($41,347)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chenoweth:

  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KACI (1300 AM; 1 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chenoweth:

  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205EG (88.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K274AU (102.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chenoweth:

  • K61BX (Channel 61; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K64BK (Channel 64; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K69AH (Channel 69; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K59EK (Channel 59; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K66AH (Channel 66; THE DALLES, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K51EH (Channel 51; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KRHP-LP (Channel 14; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: ROBERT H. PETTITT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $338,000Total costs
  • 7,789Total average daily traffic
  • 838Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,808Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Chenoweth compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Chenoweth on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
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