Gresham, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 109,397 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.3%
 
Males: 54,695  (50.0%)
Females: 54,702  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 97030, 97060, 97080, 97233, 97236.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,747 (it was $43,442 in 2000)
Gresham:

$45,747
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,347 (it was $19,588 in 2000)

Gresham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $204,300 (it was $155,800 in 2000)
Gresham:

$204,300
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $246,506; Detached houses: $265,451; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,316; In 2-unit structures: $148,634; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,232; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $62,957; Mobile homes: $87,663; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $110,511

Median gross rent in 2012: $840.

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Gresham races chart
  • White alone - 72,380 (68.5%)
  • Hispanic - 21,074 (20.0%)
  • Asian alone - 4,334 (4.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,929 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2,979 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 946 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 913 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 57 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gresham: 100.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.7%), Irish (8.5%), English (8.3%), United States (3.8%), Norwegian (3.6%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 323 feet

Land area: 22.2 square miles.

Population density: 4,938 people per square mile   (average).

Gresham,OR real estate house value index trend

Gresham, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Gresham:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gresham city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

18,766 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This city:  17.2%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Gresham, Oregon as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gresham to the number of sex offenders is 18,159 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,680 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,279 (1.3%)

Gresham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (9.8 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (818.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wood Village, OR (1.5 miles ), Fairview, OR (1.6 miles ), Troutdale, OR (1.7 miles ), Damascus, OR (2.5 miles ), Happy Valley, OR (2.5 miles ), Camas, WA (2.5 miles ), Maywood Park, OR (2.6 miles ), Washougal, WA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 305 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 1998: 287 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 1999: 443 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2000: 319 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2001: 471 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2002: 461 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2003: 401 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2004: 373 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2005: 350 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2006: 242 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2007: 305 buildings, average cost: $228,200
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2009: 69 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $251,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 122.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -14,661 (-13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,351 (25.8%)

Area codes: 503, 971

Gresham household income distribution Gresham home values distribution

Property values in Gresham, OR


Crime rates in Gresham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3330236160714
per 100,000 3.33.33.20.02.13.16.11.05.90.06.80.93.7
Rapes 56586267736972747237423133
per 100,000 62.363.366.870.075.471.473.775.471.336.141.029.030.5
Robberies 124124141154110148170170156153176172207
per 100,000 138.0135.4151.9160.9113.7153.2174.1173.3154.6149.3171.6161.2191.3
Assaults 203222276260269280314225261192245212243
per 100,000 225.9242.5297.3271.6278.0289.8321.6229.4258.6187.4238.9198.7224.6
Burglaries 8888938179551,030882645627703572674751886
per 100,000 988.1975.3880.0997.61064.5913.0660.5639.2696.5558.3657.3703.7818.8
Thefts 3,5243,6313,9563,9413,4003,2162,5252,6712,5022,7472,7142,9433,230
per 100,000 3921.23965.64260.94116.83513.93328.92585.82723.02478.82681.02646.82757.72985.2
Auto thefts 8276738991,1651,2581,2498561,034684669667617742
per 100,000 920.2735.0968.31217.01300.21292.8876.61054.1677.7652.9650.5578.2685.8
Arson 28415818593746454725332632
per 100,000 31.244.862.518.861.038.347.145.946.624.432.224.429.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 468.3457.0501.8518.7500.6494.8431.1421.2390.5327.6369.8337.4386.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gresham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 152 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Oregon average:

1.57
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +21,721 (+31.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Gresham, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gresham-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 120.8 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 109.9 miles away from Gresham 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 125.5 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 367.5 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 318.0 miles away from Gresham 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 303.8 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 Multnomah County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gresham topographic map

Birthplace of: Aaron Mumfird - College football player (Cornell Big Red), Derek Gustafson - Ice hockey goaltender, David Gunn (actor) - Actor, Ian Kidd - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gresham:

  • LEGACY MOUNT HOOD MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 24800 SE STARK STREET)
  • FMC DIALYSIS MT HOOD (100 SE CLEVELAND)
  • GRESHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (1360 E POWELL BLVD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - FAIRLAWN VILLAGE (3457 NE DIVISION)
  • GRESHAM REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (405 NE 5TH STREET)
  • PACIFIC CREST REHAB CTR AND SP CARE (405 NE 5TH AVE)
  • REGENCY GRESHAM NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (5905 SE POWELL VALLEY RD)
  • VILLAGE HEALTH CARE (3955 SE 182ND AVENUE)

Heliports located in Gresham:

Amtrak stations near Gresham:

  • 12 miles: PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)
  • 15 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Gresham:

  • Mt Hood Community College (Full-time enrollment: 11,847; Location: 26000 SE Stark St; Public; Website: www.mhcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gresham:

  • Concordia University-Portland (about 11 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 12 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 12 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Clark College (about 14 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 15 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • University of Portland (about 15 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Portland Community College (about 15 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

Public high schools in Gresham:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Gresham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gresham:

  • THE PHONICS PHACTORY (Students: 318; Location: 3333 NE 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PORTLAND ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 3990 NW 1ST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOUNT HOOD CHRISTIAN CENTER PRE & PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 2500 SE PALMBLAD RD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • EASTSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 5001 W POWELL BLVD; Grades: PK - 7)
  • DISCOVERY PRESCHOOL KDGN AND CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 93; Location: 701 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • STEPPING STONE DAY SCHOOL CENTER (Students: 42; Location: 260 SW TOWLE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GRESHAM MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 30; Location: 135 NW MILLER AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MORNINGSTAR MONTESSORI HOUSE OF CHILDREN (Students: 29; Location: 1015 SE 182ND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Gresham, map of school districts: CENTENNIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 28J, GRESHAM-BARLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT 10J

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Notable locations in Gresham: Hogan (A), Ruby Junction Maintenance Facility-Portland Light Rail System (B), Rockwood / East 188th Avenue Transit Center (C), Gresham Central Transit Center (D), Gresham Parking Garage (E), Gresham City Hall Park and Ride (F), East 181st Avenue Park and Ride (G), Cleveland Avenue Park and Ride (H), Gresham Waste Water Treatment Plant Biogas Digesters (I), Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant (J), Linnemann (K), Ruby (L), Cleveland Avenue Max Station (M), Gresham Max Station (N), Rockwood Branch Library (O), Ruby Junction Max Station (P), Rockwood Library (Q), Zimmerman House (R), CSL Plasma Services (S), Gresham Fire and Emergency Services Station 74 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: The Village Shopping Center (1), Rockwood Plaza Shopping Center (2), Oregon Trail Center Shopping Center (3), Hood Center Shopping Center (4), Halsey Crossing Shopping Center (5), Gresham Town Fair Shopping Center (6), Gresham Station Shopping Center (7), Gresham Square Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gresham include: The Village Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Zion United Church of Christ (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Church of God of Rockwood (E), Clear Creek Community Church (F), Columbia View Wesleyan Church (G), Cornerstone Church (H), Covenant Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gresham Pioneer Cemetery (1), Forest Lawn Memorial Park (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3), Escobar Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: McGill Reservoir (A), Mount Hood College Reservoir (B), Binford Reservoir (C), Butler Creek Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Burlingame Creek (A), Kelly Creek (B), Butler Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gresham include: Gresham/Fairview Trail (1), Springwater Trail (2), North Gresham Park (3), Red Sunset Park (4), Butler Creek Park (5), Aspen Highlands Park (6), East Rockwood Park (7), North Rockwood Park (8), South Rockwood Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gresham Historical Society (Museums; 410 North Main Avenue) (1), MT Hood Distributing (Amusement & Theme Parks; 324 Northeast 9th Street) (2), All Star Bingo (Arcades & Amusements; 600 Southeast 146th) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (23525 Northeast Halsey Street) (1), Gresham Suites (24124 Southeast Stark Street) (2), Shilo Inn-Gresham (2752 Northeast Hogan Drive) (3), Best Western Pony Soldier Inn-Gresham (1060 Northeast Cleveland Avenue) (4), Days Inn & Suites - Gresham (24124 SE Stark St) (5), Holiday Inn Express (1000 Northwest Graham Avenue) (6), Days Inn & Suites (24124 Southeast Stark Street) (7), Shilo Inn Hotel Gresham (2752 Northeast Hogan Drive) (8), Briarwood Inn (2732 Northeast Hogan Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Fairview City - City Hall- Municipal Court (1300 Northeast Village Squire Court) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Multnomah 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 2012 was 85.3. This is about average.

City:

85.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.300
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.11. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.653. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.653
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.01468

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

GRESHAM PWO-WATER SECTION (Population served: 66,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LUSTED WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,200, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
PLEASANT VALLEY MARKET (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.6%
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 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:  8.5%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Gresham in 2010:

  • 491 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 317 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 254 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 205 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 102 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Gresham in 2000:

  • 605 people in nursing homes
  • 211 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 78 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 78 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 74 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 69 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Gresham, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Gresham compared to Oregon state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Gresham (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Gresham Mall Shopping Center Branch at 390 West Burnside, branch established on 1972/05/08; S.E. Gresham Branch at 2689 Se Burnside Road, branch established on 2009/10/19. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Gresham Branch at 200 East Powell, branch established on 1890/01/01; Gresham Stark Branch at 24150 S.E. Stark Street, branch established on 1980/01/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: East Gresham at 2475 Se Burnside Rd, branch established on 1923/01/01; Gresham at 2053 East Burnside, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gresham Branch at 300 East Powell Boulevard, branch established on 1966/03/15; East Gresham Branch at 2445 S.E. Third, branch established on 1976/03/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gresham Branch at 110 Northeast Roberts Avenue, branch established on 1900/01/01; East Gresham at 2266 Ne Burnside Road, branch established on 1999/11/19. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Umpqua Bank: Gresham Station Branch at 1027 Nw Norman Avenue, branch established on 2002/02/19. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • Washington Federal: Gresham Branch at 1675 Ne Burnside Road, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Bank of the West: Gresham Branch at 825 N.E. Hogan Dr, branch established on 1975/02/10. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Clackamas County Bank: Gresham Branch at 2482 East Burnside, branch established on 1989/01/03. Info updated 2009/03/12: Bank assets: $160.4 mil, Deposits: $126.1 mil, headquarters in Sandy, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ccb Financial Corporation
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gresham, Oregon:

  • Best Western Pony Soldier Inn Gresham, 1060 E Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR 97030 , Phone: (503) 665-1591, Fax: (503) 669-7265
  • Quality Inn Gresham, 1545 Ne Burnside St, Gresham, OR 97030 , Phone: (503) 666-9545
  • Comfort Suites, 1477 Ne 183RD Ave, Gresham, OR 97230 , Phone: (877) 771-7769, Fax: (503) 464-1414
  • Days Inn & Suites, 24124 Se Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030 , Phone: (800) 788-8924, Fax: (503) 491-8867
  • Holiday Inn Portland/Gresham, 2752 NE Hogan Dr, Gresham, OR 97030 , Phone: (503) 907-1777, Fax: (503) 674-5985
  • Canby Inn, 463 SW First Ave, Hwy 99e, Gresham, OR 97030 , Phone: (503) 266-5400, Fax: (503) 266-8962
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 1572 NE Burnside Rd, Gresham, OR 97030 , Phone: (503) 666-9545, Fax: (503) 666-7171
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gresham, Oregon

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Gresham travel time to work - commute Gresham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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 Gresham city (based on Multnomah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.71%
Here: 45.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents49.7%6.4%3.6%3.6%3.4%
Congregations8.5%1.3%6.2%1.3%5.5%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%2.3%2.3%22.9%
Congregations2.1%5.1%3.4%3.4%63.2%
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: 122
Multnomah County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 178
Multnomah County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Multnomah County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 999
Here:

14.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Multnomah County:

23.3%
Oregon:

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

12.9%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 47$325,551$83,1196$21,881
Other Government Administration 8$66,447$99,6711$4,134
Judicial and Legal 8$58,029$87,0440$0
Police Protection - Officers 123$990,966$96,6803$10,917
Police - Other 17$85,186$60,1310$0
Firefighters 89$774,690$104,4530$0
Streets and Highways 17$118,867$83,9061$3,421
Solid Waste Management 23$136,985$71,4708$25,195
Sewerage 76$471,602$74,4635$18,080
Parks and Recreation 7$37,319$63,9750$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$18,542$74,1681$2,615
Water Supply 20$119,906$71,9440$0
Other and Unallocable 56$367,703$78,7945$15,850
Totals for Government 494$3,571,793$86,76430$102,093

Gresham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,849,000 ($90.03)
    General - Other: $7,940,000 ($72.58)
    Water Utilities: $5,807,000 ($53.08)
    Sewerage: $5,110,000 ($46.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,121,000 ($10.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $18,770,000 ($171.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,439,000 ($131.99)
    Central Staff Services: $7,700,000 ($70.39)
    Water Utilities: $6,417,000 ($58.66)
    Sewerage: $6,108,000 ($55.83)
    Regular Highways: $5,126,000 ($46.86)
    General - Other: $3,824,000 ($34.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,923,000 ($26.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,648,000 ($24.21)
    Financial Administration: $1,915,000 ($17.51)
    General Public Buildings: $1,396,000 ($12.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,073,000 ($9.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000 ($4.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $460,000 ($4.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,094,000 ($19.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $5,800,000 ($53.02)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($0.77)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,350,000 ($295.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $627,000 ($5.73)

Gresham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,418,000 ($122.65)
    All Other: $9,823,000 ($89.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $350,000 ($3.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,225,000 ($20.34)
    All Other: $1,684,000 ($15.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,390,000 ($21.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,956,000 ($36.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $203,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,911,000 ($90.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,704,000 ($125.27)
    Highways: $6,247,000 ($57.10)
    General Local Government Support: $2,681,000 ($24.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,074,000 ($9.82)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($0.93)
  • Tax - Property: $21,518,000 ($196.70)
    Other License: $8,614,000 ($78.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,599,000 ($69.46)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,003,000 ($36.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $469,000 ($4.29)

Gresham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,209,000 ($769.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,244,000 ($733.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,229,000 ($84.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,264,000 ($48.12)

Gresham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,829,000 ($25.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,890,000 ($931.38)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,000 ($4.72)

8.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Multnomah County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, OR  1.33% ($42,911 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  1.25% ($38,445)
from Clark County, WA  0.49% ($34,120)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Multnomah County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clackamas County, OR  1.37% ($42,950 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.29% ($42,809)
to Clark County, WA  0.62% ($41,697)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gresham:

  • 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)
  • KGUY (1010 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILWAUKIE, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • 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)
  • KMUZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: BUSTOS MEDIA HOLDINGS OF OREGON, LLC)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gresham:

  • K242AF (96.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K274AR (102.7 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRRC (104.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE REED INSTITUTE)
  • 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.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Gresham:

  • 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)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, 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)
  • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKEI-CA (Channel 56; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KORK-CA (Channel 35; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Gresham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 51 meters (167ft)
Total costs: $3,940,000
Total average daily traffic: 190,415
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,515
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 212,761

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gresham, OR
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED416$191,823229$169,7101,634$186,09962$96,43612$973,394112$152,96610$89,882
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED33$186,03225$160,230227$197,48315$56,5420$015$182,2916$33,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED80$193,51960$151,772618$204,23645$85,3882$808,53554$157,16613$50,744
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN51$189,90646$169,741388$206,18415$88,6401$83,44023$166,1573$95,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$187,0828$126,611110$190,98414$107,7740$03$126,3801$39,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Gresham, OR

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$213,55437$214,7081$136,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$233,26123$216,9100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$221,1407$183,9270$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$168,5004$222,7880$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$353,1200$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 394
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gresham, OR
Most common first names in Gresham, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24574.3 years
William21575.2 years
Robert20171.9 years
Mary19379.8 years
James18674.5 years
Helen13980.4 years
Ruth13182.3 years
George12876.4 years
Charles12776.3 years
Dorothy12080.5 years
Most common last names in Gresham, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12874.7 years
Johnson12077.7 years
Anderson8980.7 years
Miller6578.8 years
Nelson5877.7 years
Jones5777.0 years
Brown5377.0 years
Davis4771.6 years
Williams4170.3 years
Moore4078.8 years
Businesses in Gresham, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets3
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ann Taylor1Men's Wearhouse1
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike6
Avenue1Office Depot1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Old Navy1
Baskin-Robbins1Olive Garden1
Bath & Body Works1Outback1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback Steakhouse1
Best Western1Pac Sun1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Carl\s Jr.1Payless1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos2
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Safeway1
FedEx5Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks6
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Jack In The Box2The Room Place1
Jones New York2Toyota1
KFC1True Value1
Kincaid1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS11
Kroger2Vans2
LA Fitness1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Vons2
Lane Bryant1Walgreens3
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
LensCrafters1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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