Long Creek, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 190 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.7%
 
Males: 108  (56.9%)
Females: 82  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97856.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,696 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Long Creek:

$50,696
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,035 (it was $16,076 in 2000)

Long Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,093 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Long Creek:

$118,093
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,147; detached houses: $167,858; mobile homes: $92,206

Median gross rent in 2017: $677.

March 2019 cost of living index in Long Creek: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.3%
(30.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Long Creek, OR (2010)
    • 17789.8%White alone
    • 115.6%Hispanic
    • 63.0%Two or more races
    • 31.5%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (37.0%), Portuguese (11.0%), American (9.6%), Canadian (8.2%), Irish (8.2%), Italian (6.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3772 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 186 people per square mile   (very low).

Long Creek, Oregon map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,038 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,378 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (103.1 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (178.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (736.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Monument, OR (4.1 miles),
Mount Vernon, OR (4.5 miles ),
John Day, OR (4.7 miles ),
Canyon City, OR (4.9 miles ),
Prairie City, OR (5.1 miles ),
Dayville, OR (5.2 miles),
Greenhorn, OR (5.5 miles),
Ukiah, OR (5.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.71 N, Longitude: 119.10 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Long Creek, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Long Creek, OR in 2017
Long Creek satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

10.6%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Long Creek, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (25.4%)
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (34.2%)
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (17.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Long Creek, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (20.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.3%)
  • Cashiers (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Financial managers (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)

Average climate in Long Creek, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 80.4. This is about average.

City:

80.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 10.4. This is worse than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Long Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 169% 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 302.7 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 265.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 415.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 234.5 miles away from Long Creek center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 429.3 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 Grant County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Long Creek topographic map

Airports located in Long Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Creek:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 65 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 103 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 107 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 116 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 120 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 147 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 150 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)

Public high school in Long Creek:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Long Creek: Long Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Long Creek City Hall (B), Long Creek Fire Department (C), Long Creek Public Works Department Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Long Creek Lodge Motel (171 West Main Street).

Grant 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 Long Creek and their reported violations in the past:

LONG CREEK, CITY OF (Address: 250 HARDESTY ST , Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2006)
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 (MAR-18-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.9%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

8.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Long Creek:

Marital status in Long Creek, OR
  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 72.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Long Creek:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 19.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Oregon average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Long Creek, OR (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant63415
Other4733
Catholic4054
Mainline Protestant3276
None5,606-
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
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Grant County:

13.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.7%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
Oregon:

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

13.7%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.3%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.7%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

32.2
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.3%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

49.4%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Long Creek:

83.9%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Long Creek, OR Residents
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 0$0 1$1,150
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$350
Sewerage 0$0 1$240
Water Supply 0$0 1$372
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$750
Totals for Government 0$0 5$2,862

Long Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($126.32)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($105.26)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($105.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($94.74)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($84.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($21.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($26.32)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($5.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,000 ($147.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($10.53)

Long Creek government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($131.58)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($121.05)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($36.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($31.58)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($15.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($142.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($57.89)
    Other: $3,000 ($15.79)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($10.53)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($163.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($26.32)

Long Creek government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000 ($736.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,000 ($652.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($84.21)

Long Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $697,000 ($3668.42)

6.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

6.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Long Creek:

  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KJDY (1400 AM; 1 kW; JOHN DAY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Long Creek:

  • KJDY-FM (94.5 FM; CANYON CITY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Long Creek:

  • K04AE (Channel 4; LONG CREEK, OR; Owner: F.L.C.R. COMMUNITY TV)
  • K06AB (Channel 6; LONG CREEK, OR; Owner: F.L.C.R. COMMUNITY TV)
  • K09AE (Channel 9; LONG CREEK, OR; Owner: F.L.C.R. COMMUNITY TV)
  • K11AH (Channel 11; LONG CREEK, OR; Owner: F.L.C.R. COMMUNITY TV)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.2mTotal length
  • 430Total average daily traffic
  • 167Total average daily truck traffic
  • 440Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LONG CREEK, 420 W Main (Lat: 44.713472 Lon: -119.107167), Overall height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: WHE435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Centurylink, Inc., 902 Wasco St., Hood River, OR 97031, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (303) 391-2477, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD7LVO, Licensee ID: L00325003, Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2013, Certifier: Norman L Smotony, Registrant: Norman L Smotony, Long Creek, OR 97856

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44LN , Serial Number: 10848, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Lima November LLC, 56053 Hwy 402, Long Creek, OR 97856
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5117D , Serial Number: 51217, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 09/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Norbert W Volny, Po Box 155, Long Creek, OR 97856

Most common first names in Long Creek, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John479.2 years
Mary480.7 years
Fred363.7 years
Robert371.3 years
Thomas374.0 years
William374.6 years
Gladys271.6 years
Carol265.5 years
Charles276.0 years
Doris279.0 years
Most common last names in Long Creek, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carter673.3 years
Weissenfluh580.0 years
Blackwell485.2 years
Shaw480.7 years
Waterbury478.4 years
Hall379.4 years
Derrick372.7 years
Martin387.3 years
Davenport272.5 years
Davis282.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Long Creek, OR
  • 70.0%Wood
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 10.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Long Creek, OR
  • 47.6%Wood
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Long Creek 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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