Government Camp, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 193.
Males: 121  (63.2%)
Females: 72  (36.8%)
Median resident age:

59.8 years
Oregon median age:

39.2 years

Zip code: 97028

Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,891
Government Camp:

$74,891
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $38,309

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $374,900
Government Camp:

$374,900
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $418,346; detached houses: $445,160; townhouses or other attached units: $350,852; in 2-unit structures: $425,502; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,071; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $272,969; mobile homes: $188,944; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $13,984
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
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  • Races in Government Camp, OR (2010)
    • 17892.2%White alone
    • 115.7%Hispanic
    • 21.0%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Other race alone
March 2016 cost of living index in Government Camp: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (91.2%), Irish (19.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3880 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (36.1 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (42.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (796.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mount Hood Village, OR (3.4 miles ),
Mount Hood, OR (3.5 miles ),
Parkdale, OR (4.1 miles ),
Dee, OR (4.1 miles ),
Pine Hollow, OR (4.7 miles ),
Pine Grove, OR (4.8 miles),
Wamic, OR (4.9 miles),
Odell, OR (5.0 miles )
.

Latitude: 45.30 N, Longitude: 121.75 W

Area code: 503

Distribution of median household income in Government Camp, OR in 2016
Distribution of house value in Government Camp, OR in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Oregon:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM2.5
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Earthquake activity:

Government Camp-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 185% 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 139.2 miles away from Government Camp 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 129.7 miles away from Government Camp 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 141.9 miles away from Government Camp center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 371.9 miles away from Government Camp center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 395.9 miles away from Government Camp 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 317.2 miles away from Government Camp 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 Clackamas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Government Camp:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 35 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 40 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 46 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 47 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 48 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Portland Community College (about 49 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Clark College (about 50 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Government Camp: Government Camp Safety Rest Area (A), Summit Ranger Station (B), Mount Hood Cultural Center and Museum (C), Hoodland Fire District 74 Government Loop Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: MT Hood Cultural Center and Museum (88900 East Highway 26 Business).

Hotels: Falcon's Crest Inn on Mt. Hood (87287 Government Camp Loop Highway), Falcon's Crest Inn On Mt. Hood (Ip) (87287 Government Camp Loop Hwy), Mount Hood Motel (87450 East Government Camp Loop), MT Hood Inn (87450 East Government Camp Lp).

Clackamas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

GOVERNMENT CAMP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SKI BOWL WEST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-13-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUMMIT CAFE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

41.2%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

8.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Government Camp:

Marital status in Government Camp, OR
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Government Camp:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.0%
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Oregon average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Government Camp, OR (based on Clackamas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant49,829194
Catholic27,12813
Other15,44751
Mainline Protestant15,11849
Orthodox2,2755
None266,195-
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: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Clackamas County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 284
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
Oregon:

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

13.5%
Oregon:

14.2%

9.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($513 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  3.47% ($63,680 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.41% ($87,030)
from Marion County, OR  0.38% ($58,661)


8.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($560 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.52% ($49,893 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.34% ($62,985)
to Marion County, OR  0.60% ($50,893)

Businesses in Government Camp, OR

  • Best Western: 1
  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Government Camp:

  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGUY (1010 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILWAUKIE, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Government Camp:

  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Government Camp:

  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)

Government Camp fatal accident list:

May 30, 2011 11:50 PM, Us-26 (Odot 26), Lat: 45.30268, Lon: -121.76686, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 29, 2001 07:20 PM, Us-26 (Odot 26), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • 17,235Total average daily traffic
  • 3,090Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,856Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Approx. 1 Mile South Of Us Highway 26, 2.05 Miles Sw Of Government Camp (Lat: 45.288722 Lon: -121.785639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA212
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Timothy R Calhoun, Summit; Us Hwy 26 & Timberline (Lat: 45.301944 Lon: -122.745000), Type: 17.0, Overall height: 17 m, Registrant: Portland General Electric, Portl-and, Phone: (503) 464-8399
  • John T Feldsher, Antenna Tower Is Located At Mt. Hood Meadows (Lat: 45.330056 Lon: -121.663889), Type: 14.9, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Dballew@daywireless.Com, , 22169 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240
  • John T Feldsher, Antenna Tower Is Located At Mt. Hood Meadows (Lat: 45.330056 Lon: -121.663889), Type: 14.9, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Dballew@daywireless.Com, , 22169 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240
  • Dean Ballew, Antenna Tower Is Located At Mt. Hood Meadows (Lat: 45.330056 Lon: -121.663889), Type: 14.9, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Dballew@daywireless.Com, , 22169 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Government Camp, OR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB4CUR, Licensee ID: L00459360, Grant Date: 08/28/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: Alan E Williams, Registrant: Alan E Williams, 89605 E Little Trl, Government Camp, OR 97028
  • Call Sign: KD7SC, Previous Call Sign: N7FKL, Licensee ID: L00444977, Grant Date: 12/15/2011, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: David J Ewen, Registrant: David J Ewen, 91009 E Summit Prairie Rd, Government Camp, OR 97028

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2067L , Serial Number: M-1866, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Marcela Tichy, Po Box 357, Government Camp, OR 97028, Other Owners: Milos Tichy
  • Aircraft: BURKHART GROB G-109B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 309BG , Serial Number: 6404, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Everett C Wessinger, Po Box 459, Government Camp, OR 97028
  • Aircraft: GEORGE A CATALANO LANCAIR 320 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 (210 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 360GC , Serial Number: 289-320-51, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Cole Barrymore, Po Box 320, Government Camp, OR 97028

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Government Camp, OR
  • 74.5%Wood
  • 16.4%Utility gas


Government Camp compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value above 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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