Coast Range, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 9,013.
Males: 4,573  (50.7%)
Females: 4,440  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 97117

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,308 (it was $56,042 in 2000)
Coast Range:

$68,308
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,969 (it was $23,656 in 2000)

Coast Range CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $311,390 (it was $211,900 in 2000)
Coast Range:

$311,390
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $408,599; Detached houses: $421,260; Townhouses or other attached units: $871,625; Mobile homes: $268,858
Coast Range races chart
  • White alone - 7,224 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 257 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 129 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 79 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 49 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 27 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coast Range: 223.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 324.2 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Coast Range, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Coast Range:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coast Range CCD:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

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

Coast Range CCD:  0.8% ($1,737)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)
Coast Range satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (16.1 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (30.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (837.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Banks, OR (2.7 miles ), Forest Grove, OR (3.0 miles ), Cornelius, OR (3.4 miles ), North Plains, OR (3.5 miles ), Gaston, OR (3.6 miles ), Chehalem Mountain, OR (3.8 miles ), Hillsboro, OR (4.0 miles ), Vernonia, OR (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.60 N, Longitude: 123.26 W

Coast Range household income distribution Coast Range home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Computer and electronic products (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Coast Range, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Coast Range, Oregon average temperatures Coast Range, Oregon average precipitation Coast Range, Oregon humidity Coast Range, Oregon wind speed Coast Range, Oregon snowfall Coast Range, Oregon sunshine Coast Range, Oregon clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Coast Range-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 182% 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 119.5 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 107.8 miles away from Coast Range 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 126.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 358.3 miles away from the city 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 290.9 miles away from Coast Range 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 315.1 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 Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Coast Range:

  • LOU-DEL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • TUALITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • PNRS RAINES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • TUALITY FOREST GROVE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • FOREST VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT FOREST GROVE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)
  • FOREST GROVE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FOREST GROVE, OR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coast Range:

  • Pacific University (about 10 miles; Forest Grove, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,967)
  • George Fox University (about 25 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • University of Portland (about 26 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Portland Community College (about 28 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Portland State University (about 29 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Clark College (about 30 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 30 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)

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Notable locations in Coast Range: Sunset Speedway (A), Joint Water Commission Cherry Grove Slow Sand Filter Plant (B), Banks Water Treatment Facility (C), Banks Chlorination Plant (D), Stimson Lumber Company Wastewater Treatment Facility (E), Gales Creek Childrens Camp (F), Four Corners (G), Sky Ranch (H), Camp Mountaindale (I), Davies Junction (J), Staleys Junction (K), Strassel (L), Mayo (M), Stimson Mill (N), Scofield (O), Sunset Camp (P), Timber Substation (Q), Tophill (R), Wedeburg (S), Neely Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Oak Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Coast Range include: Mountaindale Church (A), Valley Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Raffety Cemetery (1), Union Point Cemetery (2), Cherry Grove Cemetery (3), Buxton Cemetery (4), Mount Olive Lutheran Cemetery (5), Gales Creek Cemetery (6), Hayward Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Muskrat Pond (A), Stimson Millpond (B), Barney Reservoir (C), Shipley Pool (D), Henry Hagg Lake (E), Cochran Pond (F), Whiteman Pond (G), Dorman Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cummings Creek (A), Garrigus Creek (B), Murtaugh Creek (C), Robinson Creek (D), Sadd Creek (E), Wall Creek (F), Williams Creek (G), Cedar Canyon Creek (H), Hering Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Coast Range include: Reehers Camp (1), Killin Wetlands Park (2), L L Stub Stewart State Park (3), Rogers Forest Park (4), Sunset Park (5), Gales Creek Campground (6), Banks-Vernonia State Trail (7), Henry Hagg County Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington 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 2012 was 35.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.40
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.7%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

11.6%

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

1.7%
Whole state:

5.0%
21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Coast Range 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coast Range CCD (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.83%
Here: 25.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents25.0%14.5%8.9%4.8%4.4%
Congregations4.4%15.7%2.8%3.6%6.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents4.3%4.1%3.7%3.5%26.7%
Congregations3.2%4.0%5.2%5.6%49.2%
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: 75
Washington County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 74
Washington County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Washington County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

24.0%
Oregon:

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

13.8%
State:

14.2%

10.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200545,957 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.09%
Oregon average:

8.89%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries($674 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Oregon average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Multnomah County, OR  2.24% ($45,184 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  1.07% ($44,373)
from Clark County, WA  0.30% ($46,983)


8.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200651,243 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.64%
Oregon average:

7.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries($493 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.15% ($46,279 average AGI)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.97% ($52,456)
to Yamhill County, OR  0.43% ($53,590)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coast Range:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KUIK (1360 AM; 5 kW; HILLSBORO, OR; Owner: DOLPHIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coast Range:

  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K225AI (92.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Coast Range:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
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