Ione, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 332 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 180  (54.5%)
Females: 152  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97843.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,266 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Ione:

$55,266
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,435 (it was $14,531 in 2000)

Ione city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,894 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Ione:

$97,894
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,187; Detached houses: $108,178; Mobile homes: $125,351

Median gross rent in 2012: $879.

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  • White alone - 273 (83.0%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (11.9%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ione: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.3%), German (14.2%), English (14.0%), Scottish (5.4%), Italian (3.4%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 571 people per square mile   (low).

Ione,OR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Ione:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ione city:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.4%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,667 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,313 (1.3%)

Ione satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (58.2 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (135.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (793.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lexington, OR (2.8 miles ), Heppner, OR (4.1 miles ), Arlington, OR (4.8 miles ), Boardman, OR (4.9 miles ), Roosevelt, WA (5.0 miles) , Condon, OR (5.0 miles ), Lonerock, OR (5.3 miles) , Irrigon, OR (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 119.82 W

Area code: 541

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

6.6%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+25.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Bus drivers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Ione, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ione-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 170% 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 175.9 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 171.5 miles away from Ione center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 365.3 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 311.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from Ione center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 452.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morrow County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ione:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 63 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 83 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 85 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 85 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Central Washington University (about 110 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 124 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 125 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)

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Notable locations in Ione: Ione Public Library (A), Ione City Hall (B), Ione Maintenance Office (C), Ione Rural Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Lorraine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ione: Ione City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

IONE, CITY OF (Address: 385 W 2ND ST , Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.7%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Ione compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Ione (2011 data):

  • Bank of Eastern Oregon: Ione Branch at 280 West Main Street, branch established on 1959/06/13. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $260.3 mil, Deposits: $230.5 mil, headquarters in Heppner, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Beo Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ione city (based on Morrow County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.08%
Here: 28.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents38.0%18.0%7.2%7.0%5.7%
Congregations13.6%9.1%13.6%9.1%9.1%
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.1%4.0%3.2%8.0%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%27.3%
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: 5
Morrow County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Morrow County:

27.6%
Oregon:

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

14.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$3,201
Water Supply 1$2,986$35,8320$0
Totals for Government 1$2,986$35,8321$3,201

6.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
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 Umatilla County, OR  2.65% ($31,848 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.29% ($55,091)


8.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
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 Umatilla County, OR  3.39% ($26,116 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.47% ($36,167)
to Ada County, ID  0.32% ($19,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ione:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ione:

  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Ione fatal accident list:

Mar 10, 1992 03:10 PM, 52, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 770
Total average daily truck traffic: 200
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,000

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ione)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • JORDAN BUTTE, 3.5 Km Sse (Lat: 45.471667 Lon: -119.810000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.9 m, Call Sign: WJJ93
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/08/2013
    Registrant: Wheelers Communications Co., 3400 West 6th, The Dalles, OR 97058, Phone: (541) 296-3500, Fax: (541) 296-1967, Email:
  • Lat: 45.470806 Lon: -119.862694, Call Sign: WQBK452
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 456.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2004, Expiration Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Jeff Hein
    Registrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Approx 1.5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 45.485389 Lon: -119.851139), Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WNTV334
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019
    Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4572, Fax: (248) 205-4672, Email:
  • Jordan Butte, 3.5 Km Sse Of (Lat: 45.471667 Lon: -119.810000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNW840
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 06/22/2021, Certifier: Shawn Halsey
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th. Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 821-8827, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K7ADO, Previous Call Sign: N7BAH, Licensee ID: L00202612
    Grant Date: 04/29/2006, Expiration Date: 07/17/2016
    Registrant: William A Wolfsen, 63712 Brenner Cyn Rd, Ione, OR 97843
  • Call Sign: KC7JFE, Licensee ID: L00152048
    Grant Date: 01/06/2005, Expiration Date: 02/28/2015
    Registrant: Jeremy T Tullis, 175 E. Main, Ione, OR 97843
  • Call Sign: KK7RF, Previous Call Sign: KC7GPX, Licensee ID: L00137422
    Grant Date: 08/19/2004, Expiration Date: 11/15/2014
    Registrant: Rebecca L Doherty, 175 E. Main, Ione, OR 97843
  • Call Sign: WA7DWJ, Licensee ID: L01209261
    Grant Date: 11/03/2006, Expiration Date: 12/10/2016
    Registrant: John W Jepsen, Ione, OR 97843

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1829A , Serial Number: 18-1679, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph P Mcelligott, Po Box 4, Ione, OR 97843
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2925C , Serial Number: 30825, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1954
    Registrant (Partnership): Butte Farming Co Ella, Po Box 28, Ione, OR 97843
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4712A , Serial Number: 18-4930, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Proudfoot Ranches Inc, Po Box 28, Ione, OR 97843
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5033W , Serial Number: 1071-79, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald C Harris, 76044 Sullivan Rd, Ione, OR 97843
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5044G , Serial Number: 304-79
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 195, Ione, OR 97843
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9043K , Serial Number: 108-2043, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence J Mcelligott, Po Box 24, Ione, OR 97843
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98663 , Serial Number: 18892, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald F Peterson, Box 25, Ione, OR 97843

Most common first names in Ione, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles777.9 years
Mary684.0 years
Arthur574.0 years
Richard472.0 years
David376.7 years
Robert360.4 years
Herbert374.0 years
Clarence380.6 years
Walter388.3 years
William369.0 years
Most common last names in Ione, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bergstrom782.3 years
Crawford477.0 years
Childers480.7 years
Morgan485.0 years
Marick477.0 years
Peterson477.0 years
Rietmann481.0 years
Doherty377.4 years
Bristow374.7 years
Hendricks371.9 years
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