Deer Island, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 294.
Males: 139  (47.5%)
Females: 155  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  55.2 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 97054.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,558
Deer Island:

$59,558
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,354

Deer Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $247,612
Deer Island:

$247,612
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $152,086; Detached houses: $259,460; Mobile homes: $102,664

Median gross rent in 2016: $815.

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  • Races in Deer Island, OR (2010)

    Deer Island races chart
    • 27091.8%White alone
    • 134.4%Hispanic
    • 72.4%American Indian alone
    • 31.0%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Deer Island: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (10.0%), Irish (8.1%), German (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Scottish (4.4%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Deer Island,OR real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Deer Island:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Deer Island CDP:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 20.3%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Deer Island, Oregon as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Deer Island to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,465 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $280 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (23.6 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (29.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (852.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Columbia City, OR (1.8 miles ), Woodland, WA (2.3 miles ), Goble, OR (2.3 miles ), St. Helens, OR (2.3 miles ), Kalama, WA (2.3 miles ), Warren, OR (2.8 miles ), Prescott, OR (2.9 miles) , Pine Grove, WA (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 45.93 N, Longitude: 122.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Deer Island household income distribution Deer Island home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Deer Island-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 92.6 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 81.1 miles away from Deer Island 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 98.8 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 386.6 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 320.0 miles away from Deer Island 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 341.4 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 Columbia County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Deer Island:

  • PNRS ST HELENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • ST HELENS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW PARK HEALTH AND SPECIALTY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MOOREHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LA CENTER, WA)
  • RIDGEFIELD CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SCAPPOOSE, OR)
  • AMERICANA HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)

Amtrak station near Deer Island:

  • 15 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Island:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 16 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Clark College (about 23 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 26 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 27 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 31 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Pacific University (about 32 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 35 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

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Columbia 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 2013 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00448. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00448
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.9%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Oregon average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Deer Island CDP (based on Columbia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26947
Other2,83511
Catholic1,3774
Mainline Protestant1,3429
None39,528-
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: 9
Columbia County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Columbia County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Columbia County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

30.4%
Oregon:

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

19.7%
State:

14.2%

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Multnomah County, OR  1.24% ($34,977 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.07% ($44,645)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.41% ($43,704)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Washington County, OR  1.22% ($41,783 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.98% ($34,188)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.41% ($33,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deer Island:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1 kW; ST. HELENS, OR)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deer Island:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around Deer Island:

  • 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)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K36DG (Channel 36; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Edward G Roach, 67501 Butler Road (Lat: 45.977056 Lon: -122.876500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 67501 Butler Road (Lat: 45.977056 Lon: -122.876500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, 67501 Butler Road (Lat: 45.977056 Lon: -122.876500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Shannon Kraus, Island Rd (Lat: 45.953889 Lon: -122.830000), Type: 60.9, Structure height: 41009 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Shannon Kraus, Island Rd (Lat: 45.953889 Lon: -122.830000), Type: 60.9, Structure height: 41009 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Island Rd (Lat: 45.953889 Lon: -122.830000), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 5032842255, , 7535 NE AMBASSADOR PL UNIT B

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi W Of Hwy 30 On Canaan Rd Nr (Lat: 45.923444 Lon: -122.865111), Call Sign: KNCG390
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, 154.295 MHz, 154.400 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2021Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 594-2702, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DEER ISLAND OR, 65640 Island Rd (Lat: 45.954056 Lon: -122.828750), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 47.8 m, Call Sign: WQPT202
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Deer Island)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MAULE MT-7-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 129CP , Serial Number: 18067C, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon R Perlot, 67501 Butler Rd, Deer Island, OR 97054
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34122 , Serial Number: 17701651, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Elroy E Sr Olson, 32208 Tide Creek Rd, Deer Island, OR 97054, Other Owners: Lorri M Olson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4200L , Serial Number: 17254269, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Michael C Dewey, 64630 Meissner Rd, Deer Island, OR 97054

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Deer Island compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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