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Population in 2012: 712 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 

Males: 334  (47.0%)
Females: 378  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  54.5 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97823.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,598 (it was $32,667 in 2000)
Condon:

$29,598
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,620

Condon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,247 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
Condon:

$84,247
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,576; Detached houses: $115,827; Mobile homes: $42,949

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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  • White alone - 655 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Condon: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (27.0%), English (19.2%), Irish (13.4%), Scottish (9.2%), Italian (4.2%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 2844 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 832 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Condon:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Condon city:

  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 22.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,168 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $620 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (83.3 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (120.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (777.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fossil, OR (4.0 miles ), Lonerock, OR (4.2 miles) , Ione, OR (5.0 miles ), Lexington, OR (5.3 miles ), Grass Valley, OR (5.5 miles) , Moro, OR (5.6 miles ), Heppner, OR (5.6 miles ), Shaniko, OR (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 45.24 N, Longitude: 120.19 W

Area code: 541

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Crime rates in Condon by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0002000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0274.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1000001010
per 100,000 129.90.00.00.00.00.0151.70.0145.10.0
Burglaries 2010000100
per 100,000 259.70.0140.80.00.00.00.0163.90.00.0
Thefts 1221010011
per 100,000 129.9271.4281.7137.40.0155.50.00.0145.1140.6
Auto thefts 0010001000
per 100,000 0.00.0140.80.00.00.0151.70.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.6) 51.311.333.791.50.06.544.211.936.25.9

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Crime rate in Condon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Oregon average:

1.57

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+19.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Condon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 19:10:23, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD) earthquake occurred 4.0 miles away from Condon center
On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 38.0 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 6.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/14/2007 at 21:57:56, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MW, 3.9 MD, Depth: 14.2 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Condon center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gilliam County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Terry Cooney - Marine.


Hospital/medical center in Condon:

  • CONDON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 311 W GILLIAM)

Political contributions by individuals in Condon, OR

Airports located in Condon:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Condon:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 88 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,351)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 94 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 95 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 99 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 2,876)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 109 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 110 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 4,091)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 117 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 3,205)

Public elementary/middle school in Condon:

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Library in Condon:

  • GILLIAM COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,395; Location: 310 S MAIN; 7,491 books; 430 audio materials; 627 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a medical center IN Condon. Its called, strangely enough, Gilliam County Medical Center. It is staffed by 2 physician assistants, and provides 24hr emergency medical care.
  • There is a medical center IN Condon. Its called, strangely enough, Gilliam County Medical Center. It is staffed by 2 physician assistants, and provides 24hr emergency medical care.

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Notable locations in Condon: Gilliam County Fairgrounds (A), Condon Golf Course (B), Gilliam County Road Department (C), Condon Public Works (D), Gilliam County Justice Court Condon Branch (E), Condon City Hall (F), Gilliam County Library (G), Liberty Theatre (H), Condon Ambulance Service (I), City of Condon Volunteer Fire Department (J), Department of Motor Vehicles Condon (K), South Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection District (L), Gilliam County Historical Society Depot Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Condon include: Condon City Park (1), Burns Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Gilliam County Historical Society (Museums; Highway 19 At Burns).

Hotels: Hotel Condon (202 South Main Street), Condon Motel (216 North Washington Street).

Court: Gilliam County Offices - Circuit Court (221 South Oregon Street).

 
Gilliam 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 Condon and their reported violations in the past:

CONDON, CITY OF (Population served: 840, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Condon, OR

20 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Condon compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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.


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Banks with branches in Condon (2011 data):

  • Bank of Eastern Oregon: Condon Branch at 326 South Main, branch established on 1995/05/08. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $260.3 mil, Deposits: $230.5 mil, headquarters in Heppner, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Beo Bancorp

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Condon city (based on Gilliam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.79%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents52.8%17.8%14.3%8.0%7.1%
Congregations28.6%14.3%14.3%14.3%28.6%
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
Gilliam County:

17.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Gilliam County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

11.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilliam County:

25.8%
Oregon:

25.6%

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$3,344$40,1282$764
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,955$35,4601$150
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$180
Sewerage 1$3,376$40,5120$0
Water Supply 1$3,105$37,2600$0
Totals for Government 4$12,780$38,3404$1,094

Condon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($181.18)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($153.09)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($132.02)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($102.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($94.10)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($19.66)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($12.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($80.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $5,000 ($7.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($7.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $304,000 ($426.97)

Condon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $121,000 ($169.94)
    All Other: $3,000 ($4.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($56.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $32,000 ($44.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($169.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($43.54)
    General Support: $13,000 ($18.26)
    All Other: $4,000 ($5.62)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $174,000 ($244.38)
    Property: $168,000 ($235.96)

Condon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,076,000 ($1511.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $953,000 ($1338.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $123,000 ($172.75)

Condon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,140,000 ($1601.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,000 ($21.07)

8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Oregon average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



10.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.43%
Oregon average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Condon:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Condon:

  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Condon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Condon, OR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N7GSU, Licensee ID: L00128247
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 11/02/2013, Certifier: Robin L Faulkner
    Registrant: Robin L Faulkner, Condon, OR 97823-0134
  • Call Sign: KD7OTY, Licensee ID: L00416057
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: Kathleen E D Faulkner
    Registrant: Kathleen E D Faulkner, Condon, OR 97823-0134


FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Condon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Condon, OR

Most common first names in Condon, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1478.9 years
William1372.4 years
James1272.0 years
Frank1078.8 years
Rose878.5 years
Margaret875.1 years
Robert780.3 years
Helen778.0 years
Charles779.7 years
Mary788.3 years
Most common last names in Condon, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Potter1074.8 years
Smith979.6 years
Anderson978.1 years
Johnson880.8 years
Palmer781.8 years
Greiner781.6 years
Edwards677.8 years
Burns577.2 years
Nelson580.4 years
Hardie574.0 years

Condon on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #9 (97823) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of New Zealander first ancestries"
  • #58 (97823) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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