Dayville, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 145 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
Males: 72  (50.3%)
Females: 73  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  53.4 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip code: 97825

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,015 (it was $30,893 in 2000)
Dayville:

$34,015
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,377 (it was $18,319 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $144,769 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Dayville:

$144,769
OR:

$229,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $684.

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  • Races in Dayville, OR (2010)

    Dayville races chart
    • 14295.3%White alone
    • 53.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dayville: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.9%), United States (13.0%), Irish (10.8%), German (8.7%), Scottish (8.2%), Dutch (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 2360 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 283 people per square mile   (very low).

Dayville, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Dayville:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dayville town:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,149 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $803 (0.6%)

Dayville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (92.4 miles , pop. 52,029).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (164.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (720.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mount Vernon, OR (4.6 miles ), Monument, OR (5.0 miles) , Long Creek, OR (5.2 miles ), Spray, OR (5.3 miles) , John Day, OR (5.4 miles ), Canyon City, OR (5.4 miles ), Mitchell, OR (5.6 miles) , Seneca, OR (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.47 N, Longitude: 119.53 W

Area code: 541

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

6.6%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-4.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (43%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Average climate in Dayville, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dayville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 366% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 285.1 miles away from Dayville center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 239.7 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 233.5 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 402.1 miles away from Dayville 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 335.2 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 Grant County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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airports located in Dayville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayville:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 92 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 94 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 126 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 128 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 131 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 155 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 158 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)

Public high school in Dayville:

  • DAYVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 56, Location: 285 SCHOOL HOUSE RD, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Dayville: Dayville City Hall (A), Dayville Library (B), Dayville Public Works Department Office (C), Dayville Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.9%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dayville town (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant63415
Other4733
Catholic4054
Mainline Protestant3276
None5,606-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

79.2%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dayville:

54.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dayville:

16.7%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.7%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dayville:

7.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dayville:

16.7%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

62.5%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

63.3%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dayville, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,381
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$225
Water Supply 0$0 1$583
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,189

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
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 Deschutes County, OR  0.60% ($27,733 average AGI)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Deschutes County, OR  0.88% ($22,773 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dayville:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KBND (1110 AM; 13 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICE (940 AM; 10 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dayville:

  • KJDY-FM (94.5 FM; CANYON CITY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 900Total average daily traffic
  • 252Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,300Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • On Aldrich Mountain Approx. 8 Miles Se Of (Lat: 44.377361 Lon: -119.451083), Call Sign: KNKN332
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Aldrich Mtn 7.25 Mi Se (Lat: 44.377361 Lon: -119.451361), Call Sign: WNAQ846
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2014, Expiration Date: 10/03/2024Registrant: State Of Dba Oregon State Police Oregon, 455 Airport Rd. Se Building C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2909, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ALDRICH MTN, 89482 Forest Service Rd 2150 (Lat: 44.377361 Lon: -119.451083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 29.9 m, Call Sign: WQSY292
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 12/09/2013, Expiration Date: 12/09/2023, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • DAYVILLE, 3.7 Miles East Of (Lat: 44.458194 Lon: -119.459972), Overall height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WAD51
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+12 more)Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/1998Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA7DWV, Licensee ID: L01426535, Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 11/23/2018, Certifier: Daron M Dierks, Registrant: Daron M Dierks, 440 Ervin St, Dayville, OR 97825-0303
  • Call Sign: KB7WFG, Licensee ID: L00688855, Grant Date: 05/21/2003, Expiration Date: 07/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2015, Registrant: Monty G L Smith, Dayville, OR 97825

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1779N , Serial Number: 12023, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Stanley D Poole, Po Bx 41, Dayville, OR 97825
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8570K , Serial Number: 108-1570, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James L Latshaw, Po Box 34, Dayville, OR 97825

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dayville and their reported violations in the past:

DAYVILLE, CITY OF (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-08-1995 to MAY-15-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)

Dayville 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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