Lonerock, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 22 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: (42.1%)
Females: 13  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  75.3 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip code: 97823

Estimated median household income in 2013: $16,257 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Lonerock:

$16,257
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,247 (it was $8,857 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,721 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Lonerock:

$126,721
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $132,675; Detached houses: $133,527
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lonerock: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.0%), Norwegian (25.0%), Swedish (25.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 2840 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Lonerock, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Lonerock:

  • High school or higher: 61.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lonerock city:

  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $718 (0.6%)

Lonerock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (84.6 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (134.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (765.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fossil, OR (4.2 miles ), Condon, OR (4.2 miles ), Spray, OR (4.3 miles) , Heppner, OR (5.0 miles ), Lexington, OR (5.1 miles ), Ione, OR (5.3 miles ), Monument, OR (5.4 miles) , Mitchell, OR (6.2 miles) .

Latitude: 45.09 N, Longitude: 119.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

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

5.9%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+118.2%).

Average climate in Lonerock, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lonerock-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 174% 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 195.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 339.7 miles away from Lonerock center
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 189.4 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 307.6 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 193.6 miles away from Lonerock center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 417.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gilliam County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lonerock topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lonerock:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 89 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 89 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 101 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 104 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 109 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 126 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 133 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)

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Creeks: Buckhorn Creek (A), Robinette Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gilliam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.6%
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  41.7%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lonerock compared to Oregon state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.9
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)

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 Lonerock city (based on Gilliam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2242
Catholic1422
Evangelical Protestant1223
Other4-
None1,379-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Gilliam County:

17.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Gilliam County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

11.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilliam County:

25.8%
Oregon:

25.6%
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$100
Totals for Government 0$0 1$100

Lonerock government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($1136.36)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($90.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($45.45)

Lonerock government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($45.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($272.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($136.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($1181.82)

Lonerock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $116,000 ($5272.73)

10.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lonerock:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lonerock:

  • K10CR (Channel 10; LONEROCK, OR; Owner: LONEROCK TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $472,000Total costs
  • 32Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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