Falls City, Oregon
Falls City: The Luckimute falls. 2 blocks from downtown
Falls City: Falls City Oregon
Falls City: Our newest building. The fire station.
Falls City: The A and N Hometown Grocery store. Get your groceries, fishing bait, movies and plumbing supplies in one stop. Why go to the big city?
Falls City: FALLS CITY AFTER A LIGHT SNOW
Falls City: Downtown Falls City
Falls City: Falls City water Falls
Falls City: Falls City Water Falls
Falls City: In the valley entering Falls City
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|Median resident age:||45.7 years|
|Oregon median age:||39.1 years|
Zip codes: 97344.
Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,337 (it was $13,858 in 2000)
Falls City city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,606 (it was $96,900 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $224,786; Detached houses: $238,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $221,186; In 2-unit structures: $163,753; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,850; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,653; Mobile homes: $102,135; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,800
Median gross rent in 2013: $700.
Races in Falls City, OR (2010)
- 85089.8%White alone
- 212.2%American Indian alone
- 212.2%Two or more races
- 40.4%Asian alone
- 10.1%Black alone
- 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
Pacific Islander alone
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Ancestries: German (14.3%), English (11.0%), Irish (9.8%), United States (8.4%), French (3.9%), Polish (3.7%).
Current Local Time: PST time zone
Elevation: 370 feet
Land area: 1.23 square miles.
Population density: 780 people per square mile(low).
For population 25 years and over in Falls City:
- High school or higher: 80.1%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
- Unemployed: 11.7%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Falls City city:
- Never married: 26.4%
- Now married: 52.2%
- Separated: 3.1%
- Widowed: 8.2%
- Divorced: 10.1%
21 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).
According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Falls City, Oregon as of January 20, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Falls City to the number of sex offenders is 951 to 1.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $842 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $911 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (20.6 miles , pop. 136,924).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (54.3 miles , pop. 224,220).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (792.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Dallas, OR (2.7 miles ), Monmouth, OR (3.2 miles ), Kings Valley, OR (3.3 miles) , Rickreall, OR (3.3 miles) , Independence, OR (3.5 miles ), Willamina, OR (3.8 miles ), Fort Hill, OR (3.9 miles) , North Benton, OR (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 44.87 N, Longitude: 123.44 W
Area code: 503
Unemployment by year (%)
- Construction (24%)
- Manufacturing (13%)
- Public administration (12%)
- Health care and social assistance (10%)
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
- Educational services (9%)
- Other services, except public administration (8%)
- Health care and social assistance (39%)
- Educational services (29%)
- Retail trade (18%)
- Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
- Construction (2%)
- Accommodation and food services (2%)
- Other services, except public administration (2%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
- Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
- Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
- Production occupations (10%)
- Management occupations (8%)
- Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
- Community and social service occupations (6%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
- Personal care and service occupations (15%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
- Community and social service occupations (10%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
- Sales and related occupations (6%)
- Production occupations (6%)
Average climate in Falls City, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Falls City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 189% 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 170.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 307.5 miles away from Falls City center
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 159.3 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 241.2 miles away from the 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 263.4 miles away from Falls 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) earthquake occurred 217.9 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 Polk County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Falls City:
- AMBERWOOD TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DALLAS, OR)
- WEST VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DALLAS, OR)
- DALLAS RET VILLAGE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DALLAS, OR)
- INDEPENDENCE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, OR)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falls City:
- Western Oregon University (about 10 miles; Monmouth, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
- Willamette University (about 21 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
- Oregon State University (about 23 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
- Chemeketa Community College (about 24 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
- Linn-Benton Community College (about 26 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
- George Fox University (about 39 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
- Pioneer Pacific College (about 46 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
Public high school in Falls City:
- FALLS CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 68, Location: 111 N MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
Public elementary/middle school in Falls City:
- FALLS CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 177 PROSPECT AVE, Grades: KG-8)
Notable locations in Falls City: Falls City Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Falls City Fire Department (B), Falls City Public Works (C), Wagner Community Library (D), Falls City Community Building and Municipal Courthouse (E), Falls City City Hall (F), Southwest Polk County Rural Fire Protection District Station 120 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Creeks: Everz Creek (A), Berry Creek (B), Dutch Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Falls City include: Bridge Park (1), George Kitchen Upper Park (2), Michael Harding Park (3), Fran Wilson Riverside Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 44.0. This is significantly better than average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 8.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for American Indian residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.6 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
- Gay men: 0.8% of all households
Educational Attainment (%) in 2013
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Falls City city (based on Polk County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Polk County:||1.60 / 10,000 pop.|
|Oregon:||2.03 / 10,000 pop.|
|This county:||0.13 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||0.33 / 10,000 pop.|
|Polk County:||1.87 / 10,000 pop.|
|Oregon:||2.01 / 10,000 pop.|
|Polk County:||1.47 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||1.69 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||5.73 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||9.93 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|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|
|Other Government Administration||1||$2,588||$31,056||1||$774|
|Streets and Highways||1||$2,557||$30,684||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||0||$0||1||$293|
|Totals for Government||3||$8,153||$32,612||4||$4,647|
8.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,433 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Polk County: 0.05% Oregon average: 0.04%
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
|from Marion County, OR||3.60% ($35,768 average AGI)|
|from Yamhill County, OR||0.52% ($27,276)|
|from Linn County, OR||0.30% ($72,628)|
9.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,457 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Polk County: 0.06% Oregon average: 0.06%
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
Strongest AM radio stations in Falls City:
- KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
- KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
- KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
- KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
- KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
- KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
- KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
- KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
- KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
- KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Falls City:
- KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
- K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
- K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
- KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
- K276BU (103.1 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
- KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
- KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
- K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
- K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
- KPIE-LP (94.7 FM; DALLAS, OR; Owner: COMMUNITY INFORMATION SYSTEM, INC.)
- K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
- K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
- K207BO (89.3 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
- KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- KYTE (102.7 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: YAQUINA BAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Falls City:
- KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
- KOAC-TV (Channel 7; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
- K14GW (Channel 14; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
- K67GU (Channel 67; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
- K61CC (Channel 61; SALEM, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
- K50GG (Channel 50; SALEM, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 1Number of bridges
- 4m13ftTotal length
- 499Total average daily traffic
- 49Total average daily truck traffic
- 716Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
|Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003|
(Based on 1 partial tract)
|APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED||0||$0|
|FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS||0||$0|
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00
Drinking water stations with addresses in Falls City and their reported violations in the past:FALLS CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 970, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
- Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
- Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
- Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
- 43 regular monitoring violations
- 3 other older monitoring violations
|Most common first names in Falls City, OR among deceased individuals|
|Most common last names in Falls City, OR among deceased individuals|
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Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Electricity (51%)
- Wood (41%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
- Other fuel (2%)
Falls City compared to Oregon state average:
- Median household income below state average.
- Median house value below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
- Median age above state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Renting percentage below state average.
- Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
- House age above state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Falls City on our top lists:
- #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
- #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2017.