Hood River, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 7,379 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.5%
Males: 3,413  (46.3%)
Females: 3,966  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97031.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,190 (it was $31,580 in 2000)
Hood River:

$55,190
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,820 (it was $17,609 in 2000)

Hood River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $278,033 (it was $141,000 in 2000)
Hood River:

$278,033
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $348,151; Detached houses: $376,999; Townhouses or other attached units: $389,827; In 2-unit structures: $396,451; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $310,732; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,490; Mobile homes: $57,383

Median gross rent in 2012: $692.

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Hood River races chart
  • White alone - 5,165 (71.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,685 (23.3%)
  • Asian alone - 234 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 116 (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.08%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hood River: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.6%), French (4.0%), Swedish (3.6%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 2.05 square miles.

Population density: 3,593 people per square mile   (average).

Hood River,OR real estate house value index trend

Hood River, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Hood River:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hood River city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

962 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.3%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,495 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,293 (0.8%)

Hood River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (46.6 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (55.6 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (820.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: White Salmon, WA (1.5 miles ), Bingen, WA (1.6 miles ), Odell, OR (2.3 miles ), Mosier, OR (2.5 miles ), Wind River, WA (3.3 miles ), Lyle, WA (3.4 miles ), Rowena, OR (3.5 miles) , Parkdale, OR (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2002: 85 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2004: 82 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2005: 97 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $280,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.71 N, Longitude: 121.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,036 (+42.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,396 (63.9%)

Area code: 541

Hood River household income distribution Hood River home values distribution

Crime rates in Hood River by Year
Type 2001 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2010101
per 100,000 33.80.015.20.014.70.013.8
Robberies 4113200
per 100,000 67.616.115.244.329.30.00.0
Assaults 2368623
per 100,000 33.848.491.1118.088.028.741.4
Burglaries 25432424342412
per 100,000 422.4693.7364.4354.1498.4344.5165.7
Thefts 15415115516817214546
per 100,000 2601.82435.92353.52478.62521.32081.2635.1
Auto thefts 619202013105
per 100,000 101.4306.5303.7295.1190.6143.569.0
Arson 012220N/A
per 100,000 0.016.130.429.529.30.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.0) 182.3172.2166.5171.7176.0116.057.6

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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 Hood River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Oregon average:

1.57

Hood River tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,154 (+24.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Hood River, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Hood River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 181% 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 116.5 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 108.2 miles away from Hood River 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 117.9 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 401.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 413.3 miles away from Hood River 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 347.2 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 Hood River County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hood River topographic map

Birthplace of: Cecil D. Andrus - Politician, Jesse Merz - Schoolteacher, Don Wakamatsu - Baseball player and coach, Alex Arrowsmith - Singer-songwriter, Bobby Gene Smith - Baseball player, Chuck Thomsen - Politician, Lucas McCathy - College football player (Cornell Big Red).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hood River:

  • HEART OF HOSPICE, LLC (1020 WASCO STREET, # C)
  • HOSPICE OF THE GORGE, INC (1630 WOODS COURT)
  • PROVIDENCE HOOD RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 810 12TH STREET)
  • RAY YASUI DIALYSIS CENTER (1125 MAY ST)
  • HOOD RIVER CARE CENTER (729 HENDERSON ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Hood River:

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Amtrak station:

HOOD RIVER (1205 B ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hood River:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 45 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 55 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clark College (about 55 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 58 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Portland State University (about 58 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 59 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • University of Portland (about 60 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)

Public high schools in Hood River:

Private high schools in Hood River:

  • HORIZON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 700 PACIFIC AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEXT DOOR KLAHRE HOUSE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 1029 MAY ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hood River:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hood River:

  • MID-COLUMBIA ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 1100 22ND ST; Grades: PK - 10)
  • BRIGHT BEGINNINGS (Students: 58; Location: 616 STATE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Hood River

Library in Hood River:

  • HOOD RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $785,648; Location: 502 STATE ST; 69,188 books; 2,568 audio materials; 4,160 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 14 other licensed databases; 196 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hood River is the "Deuce de Sport Tourist Town of Oregon"-Hood River is famously known as the "Windsurfing Capital of the World" during spring, summer,& fall AND the "Skiing and Snow-Fun Capital of the Northwest" during fall, winter, & spring.

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Notable locations in Hood River: Port of Hood River Boat Ramp (A), Hood River Waterfront Park Amphitheatre (B), Columbia Area Transit Office Dispatch and Garage (C), Hood River Waste Water Treatment (D), Hood River Public Works Department (E), Columbia Center for the Arts (F), Hood River Fire and Emergency Medical Services (G), The History Museum of Hood River County (H), Department of Motor Vehicles Hood River (I), Hood River Public Health Department (J), Hood River Municipal Court (K), Hood River County Public Works Department (L), Hood River County Library (M), Hood River City Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hood River include: Hood River Alliance Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Mark the Evangelist Church Columbarium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Hood River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hood River include: Eliot Park (1), Jackson Park (2), Waucoma Park (3), Coe Park (4), Mann Park (5), Wilson Park (6), Port Marina Park (7), Morrison Park (8), Winans Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: International Museum of Carousel Art (304 Oak Street), Hood River County Historical Museum (300 East Port Marina Drive), Mt Hood Railroad (110 Railroad Ave), MT Hood Railroad and Dinner Train (110 Railroad Street), Columbia Gorge Limousine (Tours & Charters; 1360 Barker Road), Hood River Film Festival (Tours & Charters; 4079 Barrett Drive), Fruit Loop (Tours & Charters; 3020 Thomsen Road), Gorge Wind Guide Service (Tours & Charters; Post Office Box 1594), Apple Valley Country Store (Tours & Charters; 2363 Tucker Road).

Hotels: Columbia Gorge Hotel (4000 Westcliff Dr), Lone Pine Motel (2429 Cascade Avenue), Hood River Hotel Historical-Pasquale'S Ristorante - Hotel- Ristorante (106 Oak Street), Best Western Hood River Inn (1108 East Marina Way), Comfort Suites Hood River (2625 Cascade Avenue), Riverview Lodge (1505 Oak Street), Oak Street Hotel (610 Oak Street), Prater's Motel (1306 Oak Street).

Court: Oregon State - Judicial Branch- Circuit Court- Trial Court Operations (309 State Street).

Hood River 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 2004 was 30.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 7.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

9.14

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

HOOD RIVER, CITY OF (Population served: 6,710, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ICE FOUNTAIN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
USFS MULTNOMAH FALLS/WAHKEENA (Population served: 3,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
OPRD WEST MAYER STATE PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
USFS LOST LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 29 other older monitoring violations
OPRD STARVATION CRK PK/RA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-12-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OPRD VIENTO STATE PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hood River that have no violations reported:

  • USFS EAGLE CREEK CG (Population served: 255, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.1%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
36 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Hood River in 2000:

  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Hood River, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Hood River compared to Oregon state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Hood River (2011 data):

  • Centerpointe Community Bank: at 2500 Cascade Avenue, branch established on 2007/09/04. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $80.2 mil, Deposits: $68.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hood River Branch at 115 Oak Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hood River Branch at 1309 12th Street, branch established on 1954/11/29. 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
  • Columbia State Bank: Hood River Branch at 2650 Cascade Avenue, branch established on 1993/05/12. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Indian Creek Branch at 1920 Twelfth Street, branch established on 1980/09/22. 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
  • Washington Federal: Hood River at 2149 W Cascade Ave #103, branch established on 1975/01/01. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hood River In-Store Branch at 2249 West Cascade Ave, branch established on 1997/09/12. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hood River, Oregon:

  • Love's Riverview Lodge, 1505 Oak St, Hood River, OR 97031 , Phone: (541) 386-8719
  • Best Western Hood River Inn, 1108 E Marina Way, Hood River, OR 97031 , Phone: (541) 386-2200, Fax: (541) 386-8905
  • Vagabond Lodge, 4070 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031 , Phone: (541) 386-2992
  • Meredith Gorge Motel, 4300 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031 , Phone: (541) 386-1515
  • Comfort Suites Hood River, 2625 Cascade Ave, Hood River, OR 97031 , Phone: (541) 308-1000
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hood River, Oregon

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hood River travel time to work - commute Hood River mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (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 Hood River city (based on Hood River County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.84%
Here: 47.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents43.0%11.9%6.8%5.5%4.5%
Congregations3.2%9.7%3.2%3.2%9.7%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceVineyard USAUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%2.8%2.7%2.7%16.3%
Congregations6.5%3.2%9.7%3.2%48.4%
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: 8
Hood River County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hood River County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Hood River County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

13.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hood River County:

27.3%
Oregon:

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

13.8%
State:

14.2%
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
Financial Administration 5$22,494$53,9860$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,348$53,3920$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,444$41,3280$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$67,964$58,2550$0
Firefighters 17$105,164$74,2330$0
Streets and Highways 4$16,104$48,3120$0
Sewerage 3$12,840$51,3600$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,616$34,4640$0
Water Supply 4$18,200$54,6000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,058$60,6960$0
Totals for Government 55$273,232$59,6140$0

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Multnomah County, OR  0.77% ($46,354 average AGI)
from Wasco County, OR  0.58% ($41,347)
from Klickitat County, WA  0.58% ($47,408)


7.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
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 Multnomah County, OR  1.26% ($26,299 average AGI)
to Wasco County, OR  1.01% ($33,291)
to Klickitat County, WA  0.54% ($76,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hood River:

  • KIHR (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hood River:

  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KCGB-FM (105.5 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K232CK (94.3 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K220HR (91.9 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBOO FOUNDATION (KBOO-FM))

TV broadcast stations around Hood River:

  • K36FG (Channel 36; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K20EH (Channel 20; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K28CQ (Channel 28; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
  • K34FK (Channel 40; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
  • K50CE (Channel 50; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
  • K53EI (Channel 53; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hood River, Oregon:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Oregon average:
  • Fatal accident count: 111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 162
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23
See more detailed statistics of Hood River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 274 meters (899ft)
Total costs: $35,178,000
Total average daily traffic: 185,215
Total average daily truck traffic: 45,203

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hood River, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hood River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hood River, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hood River)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 220 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hood River)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 135
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hood River, OR
Most common first names in Hood River, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9677.3 years
James7671.7 years
William7575.9 years
Mary6781.4 years
Charles6277.3 years
George6278.3 years
Robert6074.8 years
Margaret4681.5 years
Helen4380.0 years
Frank3578.1 years
Most common last names in Hood River, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3779.6 years
Johnson3077.6 years
Williams1981.0 years
Moore1975.5 years
Jones1977.4 years
Miller1877.6 years
Anderson1777.3 years
Wilson1783.1 years
Taylor1674.6 years
Brown1578.9 years
Businesses in Hood River, OR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Payless1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks2
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill4U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets9Vans1
Maurices1Vons1
McDonald's2Walgreens1
New Balance2Walmart1
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