Dead Ox Flat, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 1,516.
Males: 756  (49.9%)
Females: 760  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Oregon median age:

36.3 years

Zip code: 97914

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,756 (it was $32,472 in 2000)
Dead Ox Flat:

$42,756
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,459 (it was $16,155 in 2000)

Dead Ox Flat CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $209,054 (it was $117,600 in 2000)
Dead Ox Flat:

$209,054
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $236,725; detached houses: $266,783; townhouses or other attached units: $390,021; in 2-unit structures: $150,546; mobile homes: $108,869
March 2019 cost of living index in Dead Ox Flat: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Dead Ox Flat, OR (2000)
    • 1,23880.2%White alone
    • 22114.3%Hispanic
    • 513.3%Asian alone
    • 201.3%Two or more races
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.4%Other race alone

Races in Dead Ox Flat detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 40.3 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Dead Ox Flat, Oregon map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Dead Ox Flat CCD:

0.9% ($1,099)
Oregon:

1.2% ($1,687)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (45.4 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (290.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (701.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Annex, OR (2.3 miles ),
Weiser, ID (2.5 miles ),
Payette, ID (2.5 miles ),
Ontario, OR (3.1 miles ),
Fruitland, ID (3.2 miles ),
Malheur Junction, OR (3.8 miles ),
New Plymouth, ID (3.9 miles ),
Vale, OR (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.16 N, Longitude: 116.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Distribution of median household income in Dead Ox Flat, OR in 2017
Dead Ox Flat satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Dead Ox Flat, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.2%)
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Wood products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (28.7%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.7%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.9%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Dead Ox Flat, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (16.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Dead Ox Flat, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dead Ox Flat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 343% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from Dead Ox Flat center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 313.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 341.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 347.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 395.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Malheur County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dead Ox Flat:

  • PATHWAY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WEISER, ID)
  • WEISER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WEISER, ID)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - WEISER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEISER, ID)
  • CARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; PAYETTE, ID)
  • PAYETTE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PAYETTE, ID)
  • XL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PAYETTE, ID)
  • PRESBYTERIAN COMMUNITY CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ONTARIO, OR)

Amtrak stations near Dead Ox Flat:

  • 10 miles: ONTARIO (510 N. OREGON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: VALE (FLETCHER CHEVRON STA., HWY 20) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dead Ox Flat:

  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Ontario, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 45 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 47 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Boise State University (about 55 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 98 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 148 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 156 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dead Ox Flat: 4 D J Farm (A), Hyline Hall (B), Oregon Slope Community Hall (C), Payette Junction (D), Weiser Junction (E), Oregon Slope (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Malheur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.8%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.3%
Whole state:

11.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.0%

For population 15 years and over in Dead Ox Flat:

Marital status in Dead Ox Flat, OR
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dead Ox Flat:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Oregon average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dead Ox Flat, OR (based on Malheur County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,0607
Other5,61118
Evangelical Protestant3,20828
Mainline Protestant1,30413
None13,130-
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: 5
Here:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Malheur County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Malheur County:

9.03 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

7.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Malheur County:

29.7%
State:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Malheur County:

20.6%
Oregon:

14.2%

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Payette County, ID  1.46% ($30,078 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.85% ($31,622)
from Ada County, ID  0.75% ($27,485)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Payette County, ID  1.62% ($40,535 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.99% ($37,046)
to Ada County, ID  0.81% ($33,845)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dead Ox Flat:

  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: ASSOCIATES COMMUNICATIONS OF IDAHO,)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dead Ox Flat:

  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • K298AC (107.5 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dead Ox Flat:

  • KMBA-LP (Channel 19; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K15DY (Channel 15; ONTARIO, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dead Ox Flat, OR
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 16.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.7%Wood
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dead Ox Flat, OR
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 27.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Wood
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Utility gas


Dead Ox Flat compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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