Greenhorn, Oregon

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Zip code: 97817

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Greenhorn: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Greenhorn, OR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 6410 feet

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Greenhorn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (108.3 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (207.0 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (734.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Granite, OR (2.8 miles) , Sumpter, OR (3.9 miles) , Hereford, OR (4.0 miles ), Prairie City, OR (4.5 miles ), Unity, OR (4.8 miles) , Wingville, OR (5.0 miles ), Long Creek, OR (5.5 miles ), John Day, OR (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 118.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Greenhorn household income distribution Greenhorn home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Greenhorn, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Greenhorn, Oregon average temperatures Greenhorn, Oregon average precipitation Greenhorn, Oregon humidity Greenhorn, Oregon wind speed Greenhorn, Oregon snowfall Greenhorn, Oregon sunshine Greenhorn, Oregon clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Greenhorn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 295.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 236.1 miles away from Greenhorn center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 385.9 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 260.5 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 256.4 miles away from Greenhorn 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 257.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baker County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenhorn:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 47 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 90 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 96 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 111 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 125 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 125 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Boise State University (about 137 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)

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

Baker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Greenhorn compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Greenhorn travel time to work - commute Greenhorn mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenhorn city (based on Baker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,77821
Other1,5158
Catholic1,1963
Mainline Protestant5956
None11,050-
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
Baker County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Baker County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

13.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Baker County:

25.3%
Oregon:

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

13.0%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Union County, OR  0.54% ($30,548 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.26% ($27,733)
from Malheur County, OR  0.26% ($35,200)


6.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
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 Union County, OR  0.77% ($42,591 average AGI)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.33% ($23,842)
to Ada County, ID  0.26% ($16,267)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenhorn:

  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenhorn:

  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJDY-FM (94.5 FM; CANYON CITY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K214CF (90.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
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