Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Population in 2012: 178 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.5%
Males: 100  (56.4%)
Females: 78  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  55.9 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97910.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,458 (it was $25,313 in 2000)
Jordan Valley:

$37,458
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,339 (it was $14,501 in 2000)

Jordan Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,876 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Jordan Valley:

$74,876
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $177,471; Detached houses: $334,276; Mobile homes: $60,872

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • White alone - 161 (89.0%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (6.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jordan Valley: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.3%), German (21.6%), English (10.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), French (2.6%), United States (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4389 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (very low).

Jordan Valley,OR real estate house value index trend

Jordan Valley, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Jordan Valley:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jordan Valley city:

  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $925 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $420 (0.6%)

Jordan Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (48.2 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (322.7 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (619.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Murphy, ID (4.6 miles ), Melba, ID (6.2 miles ), Marsing, ID (6.4 miles ), Huston, ID (6.5 miles ), Homedale, ID (6.7 miles ), Kuna, ID (6.9 miles ), Orchard, ID (6.9 miles ), Nampa, ID (6.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 117.06 W

Area code: 541

Jordan Valley household income distribution Jordan Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -137 (-36.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other transportation workers (15%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Cashiers (23%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Special education teachers (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Jordan Valley, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Jordan Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 390% 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 172.8 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 180.0 miles away from Jordan Valley 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 337.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 313.6 miles away from Jordan Valley center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 464.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Airports located in Jordan Valley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jordan Valley:

  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 48 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 53 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Boise State University (about 61 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 73 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 134 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 171 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 224 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Public high school in Jordan Valley:

Public elementary/middle school in Jordan Valley:

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Notable locations in Jordan Valley: Big Loop Rodeo Grounds (A), Jordan Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Jordan Valley Public Works Department (C), Jordan Valley City Hall (D), Jordan Valley and Owyhee ION Heritage Museum (E), Jordan Valley Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Basque Station Motel (801 Main Street), Madariaga Chevron (607 Main Street), Sahara Motel - Sahara Motel (609 Main Street), Sahara Motel (609 Main Street).

Malheur 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 Jordan Valley and their reported violations in the past:

JORDAN VALLEY, CITY OF (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ROME STATION (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Jordan Valley compared to Oregon state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jordan Valley travel time to work - commute Jordan Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (48%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

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 Jordan Valley city (based on Malheur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.14%
Here: 46.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents44.2%22.1%5.0%4.1%3.3%
Congregations12.1%17.2%6.9%8.6%5.2%
NameAssemblies of God Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.4%2.1%2.0%12.2%
Congregations8.6%1.7%1.7%5.2%32.8%
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
Malheur County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Malheur County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

9.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Malheur County:

29.7%
Oregon:

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

20.6%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$941
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$506
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,235
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,235
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,917

7.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Oregon average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Payette County, ID  1.34% ($27,584 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.73% ($36,984)
from Canyon County, ID  0.73% ($24,984)


8.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Oregon average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Payette County, ID  1.64% ($40,350 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  1.31% ($31,170)
to Ada County, ID  0.83% ($29,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jordan Valley:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jordan Valley:

  • KARO (98.7 FM; NYSSA, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jordan Valley:

  • K09PB (Channel 9; JORDAN VALLEY, OR; Owner: JORDAN CREEK VIEWERS, INC.)
  • K11LS (Channel 11; JORDAN VALLEY, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K13MF (Channel 13; JORDAN VALLEY, OR; Owner: JORDAN CREEK VIEWERS, INC.)

Jordan Valley fatal accident list:

May 19, 1982 05:15 PM, Iowa, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Cindy Phillips, Malheur County (Lat: 42.321500 Lon: -117.875389), Type: 15.5, Overall height: 12.4 m
    Registrant: 7207337854, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, 1562 NORTH PARK STREET
  • Cindy Phillips, Malheur County (Lat: 42.321500 Lon: -117.875389), Type: 15.5, Overall height: 12.4 m
    Registrant: 7207337854, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, 1562 NORTH PARK STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • South Mountain 22 Mi Sse (Lat: 42.739889 Lon: -116.913750), Call Sign: WNIP213
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.330 MHz, 159.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022
    Registrant: State Of Idaho, Military Division, 700 South Stratford Drive, Building 6, Boise, ID 83720-0076, Phone: (208) 288-4000, Fax: (208) 288-2605, Email:
  • Pharmacy Hill 0.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 42.980444 Lon: -117.060139), Call Sign: KSJ306
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 12/19/2020
    Registrant: Gem State Communications, 1976 Century Way, Boise, ID 83709, Phone: (208) 323-1976, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 42.933194 Lon: -117.325972), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTX820
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2009, Expiration Date: 01/30/2020
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • PHARMACY HILL, .6 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 42.981806 Lon: -117.062889), Overall height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WBB398
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz, 2128.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/12/1999
    Registrant: Oregon Idaho Utilities Inc, Caldwell, ID 83606

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC7GLR, Licensee ID: L00906889
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 10/31/2014, Certifier: Kenneth F Matteri
    Registrant: Kenneth F Matteri, 2149 Danner Rd, Jordan Valley, OR 97910
  • Call Sign: N0CFF, Licensee ID: L00198212
    Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Certifier: Philip A Bourk Jr
    Registrant: Philip A Bourk Jr, Jordan Valley, OR 97910
  • Call Sign: KD7SDZ, Licensee ID: L00548088
    Grant Date: 07/19/2002, Expiration Date: 07/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2002, Certifier: Kenneth F Matteri
    Registrant: Jordan Valley Oregon Radio Society, 2149 Danner Rd, Jordan Valley, OR 97910
  • Call Sign: K7JVO, Previous Call Sign: KD7SDZ, Licensee ID: L00548088
    Grant Date: 09/06/2002, Expiration Date: 09/06/2012, Certifier: Kenneth F Atteri
    Registrant: Jordan Valley Oregon Radio Society, 2149 Danner Rd, Jordan Valley, OR 97910


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jordan Valley)
Most common first names in Jordan Valley, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Fred573.0 years
John484.0 years
Charles468.5 years
Frank477.7 years
William476.8 years
Mary473.0 years
Josephine384.7 years
George365.0 years
Marion377.0 years
Jose375.1 years
Most common last names in Jordan Valley, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stanford976.7 years
Madariaga667.8 years
Jaca569.2 years
Eiguren582.4 years
Swisher572.6 years
Corta486.5 years
Skinner389.0 years
Dowell386.0 years
Brown385.0 years
Scott388.7 years
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