Dunes City, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 1,321 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 663  (50.2%)
Females: 658  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  59.4 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97439, 97493.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,668 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Dunes City:

$41,668
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,555 (it was $27,048 in 2000)

Dunes City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $301,315 (it was $177,800 in 2000)
Dunes City:

$301,315
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $398,801; Detached houses: $421,435; Mobile homes: $173,313

Median gross rent in 2012: $883.

Dunes City races chart
  • White alone - 1,382 (93.0%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 15 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)

Races in Dunes City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dunes City: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (15.4%), German (15.0%), Irish (10.4%), French (5.4%), Norwegian (5.4%), Dutch (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 493 people per square mile   (low).

Dunes City,OR real estate house value index trend

Dunes City, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Dunes City:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunes City city:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

39 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:  2.6%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,994 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,415 (0.8%)

Dunes City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (50.6 miles , pop. 137,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (126.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (744.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: South Siuslaw, OR (1.6 miles ), Florence, OR (2.4 miles ), North Siuslaw, OR (3.3 miles ), Gardiner, OR (3.4 miles ), Reedsport, OR (3.7 miles ), Winchester Bay, OR (4.0 miles ), Lakeside, OR (4.8 miles ), Middle Siuslaw-Triangle Lake, OR (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $301,600
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $247,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $320,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $494,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $329,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $265,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $289,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.90 N, Longitude: 124.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Dunes City household income distribution Dunes City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other transportation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Dunes City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dunes City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dunes City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 375% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 233.5 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 166.8 miles away from Dunes City 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 193.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from Dunes City center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 244.3 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 Lane 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, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunes City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dunes City:

  • PEACE HARBOR MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; FLORENCE, OR)
  • REGENCY FLORENCE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FLORENCE, OR)
  • LOWER UMPQUA HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; REEDSPORT, OR)
  • AIDAN SENIOR LIVING AT REEDSPORT (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; REEDSPORT, OR)

Amtrak stations near Dunes City:

  • 8 miles: FLORENCE (DOUBLE BARREL BREWERY SUPPLIES, HWY 101) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.
  • 14 miles: REEDSPORT (HUB STORE, 101 & 14TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunes City:

  • University of Oregon (about 53 miles; Eugene, OR; Full-time enrollment: 23,329)
  • Lane Community College (about 54 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • Oregon State University (about 62 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 69 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 79 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Willamette University (about 90 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 93 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

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Notable locations in Dunes City: Alderwood Water Development Company (A), South Coast Water District (B), Siltcoos Lake Resort Boat Ramp (C), Westlake Resort Boat Ramp (D), Tyee Campground Boat Ramp (E), Darlings Resort Boat Ramp (F), West Woahink Lake Boat Ramp (G), Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Station 8 Clear Lake Station (H), Westlake - Dunes City City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Woahink Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Dunes City: Westlake County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.8%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Dunes City compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Dunes City travel time to work - commute Dunes City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dunes City city (based on Lane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.52%
Here: 24.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents19.7%10.5%8.3%6.8%5.4%
Congregations5.4%8.3%3.6%9.4%2.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaConservative Baptist Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodJewishOther
Adherents5.4%4.6%4.4%4.1%30.7%
Congregations3.6%5.4%7.2%0.7%53.6%
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: 67
Lane County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Lane County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Lane County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lane County:

26.1%
Oregon:

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

15.3%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$3,210
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$309
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,519

Dunes City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $210,000 ($158.97)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($49.21)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($29.52)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($29.52)

Dunes City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $67,000 ($50.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($14.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($2.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($35.58)
    General Support: $14,000 ($10.60)
    All Other: $8,000 ($6.06)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $43,000 ($32.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $763,000 ($577.59)

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.31% ($29,503 average AGI)
from Douglas County, OR  0.23% ($25,789)
from Linn County, OR  0.23% ($30,000)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($516 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.58% ($28,981 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.34% ($32,842)
to Linn County, OR  0.26% ($31,402)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunes City:

  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCST (1250 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunes City:

  • KWVZ (91.5 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • K218CR (91.5 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCST-FM (106.9 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: COAST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLFO (88.1 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLFR (89.1 FM; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJMX (99.5 FM; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: UMPQUA RIVER BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KAVJ (101.1 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSYD (92.1 FM; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT 4J, LANE COUNTY, OR)
  • K219CK (91.7 FM; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210DM (89.9 FM; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRSB-FM (103.1 FM; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Dunes City:

  • K56DL (Channel 56; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58CW (Channel 58; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K60DQ (Channel 60; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K52DO (Channel 52; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K54DG (Channel 54; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K48GC (Channel 62; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K02NW (Channel 2; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K04OS (Channel 4; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: KEZI, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,434
Total average daily truck traffic: 143
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,026
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$263,785
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$193,535
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$146,290
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.02

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