McKenzie, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 5,530.
Males: 2,813  (50.9%)
Females: 2,717  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 97488

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,704 (it was $44,801 in 2000)
McKenzie:

$52,704
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,274 (it was $25,252 in 2000)

McKenzie CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $270,534 (it was $178,000 in 2000)
McKenzie:

$270,534
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $231,984; Detached houses: $255,140; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,956; In 2-unit structures: $263,442; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,974; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,936; Mobile homes: $77,082; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,456
  • Races in McKenzie, OR (2000)

    McKenzie races chart
    • 4,91194.6%White alone
    • 1082.1%Hispanic
    • 771.5%Two or more races
    • 410.8%American Indian alone
    • 360.7%Asian alone
    • 100.2%Black alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in McKenzie: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 839.1 square miles.

Population density: 6.6 people per square mile   (very low).

McKenzie, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in McKenzie:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McKenzie CCD:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

McKenzie CCD:  0.8% ($1,475)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)
McKenzie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OR (30.5 miles , pop. 52,864).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (88.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (726.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cascadia, OR (4.4 miles) , Marcola, OR (4.7 miles ), East Linn, OR (4.9 miles ), Lowell, OR (4.9 miles ), Sweet Home, OR (5.0 miles ), Holley, OR (5.0 miles ), Westfir, OR (5.1 miles ), Oakridge, OR (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 44.12 N, Longitude: 122.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

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

6.7%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in McKenzie, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

McKenzie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 386% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from the city 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 230.1 miles away from McKenzie center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 230.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 216.3 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 353.8 miles away from McKenzie center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 272.6 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 Lane County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McKenzie:

  • Lane Community College (about 34 miles; Eugene, OR; Full-time enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 35 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 49 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 52 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Oregon State University (about 54 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Willamette University (about 65 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Western Oregon University (about 66 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)

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Notable locations in McKenzie: McKenzie Trout Hatchery (A), McKenzie Salmon Hatchery (B), James Creek Shelter (C), Limberlost Recreation Site (D), Horse Lake Guard Station (E), Knobs Sheep Camp (F), Homestead Recreation Site (G), Ingram Camp (H), Horse Creek Group Camp (I), Holman Guard Station (J), Box Canyon Horse Camp (K), Hamlin Boat Landing (L), Delta Recreation Site (M), Scott Lake Recreation Site (N), Hand Lake Shelter (O), Melakwa Boy Scout Camp (P), French Pete Recreation Site (Q), Dutch Oven Forest Camp (R), Roaring River Group Camp (S), Lakes End Recreation Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Renfrew Grave (1), Craig Grave (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Glaze Lake (A), Nash Lake (B), Gnat Lake (C), Goose Lake (D), Hidden Lake (E), Hand Lake (F), Reese Lake (G), Irish Camp Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Station Creek (A), Bull Creek (B), James Creek (C), West Lava Creek (D), Horse Creek (E), Hinton Creek (F), Hardy Creek (G), Grasshopper Creek (H), Glacier Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McKenzie include: H J Morton County Park (1), Ben and Kay Dorris County Park (2), Blue River Community Park (3), Greenwood Landing County Park (4), Leaburg Landing County Park (5), McKenzie River Park (6), Gate Creek Park (7), Waterboard Park (8), Deerhorn County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

11.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.0%
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

McKenzie compared to Oregon 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Oregon average:

11.5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (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 McKenzie CCD (based on Lane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,051216
Catholic21,78515
Other19,30372
Mainline Protestant12,08250
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox2402
None263,959-
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: 67
Lane County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Lane County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Lane County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lane County:

26.1%
Oregon:

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

15.3%
State:

14.2%

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.31% ($29,503 average AGI)
from Douglas County, OR  0.23% ($25,789)
from Linn County, OR  0.23% ($30,000)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($516 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.58% ($28,981 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.34% ($32,842)
to Linn County, OR  0.26% ($31,402)

Strongest AM radio stations in McKenzie:

  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 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.)
  • KORE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: SUPPORT CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRVM (1280 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 4J)

Strongest FM radio stations in McKenzie:

  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K281AF (104.1 FM; OAKRIDGE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K265CZ (100.9 FM; OAKRIDGE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUJZ (95.3 FM; CRESWELL, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKNU (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMGE (94.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZEL-FM (96.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNRQ-FM (97.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWAX (91.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON ACTING BY & THROUGH)
  • KLCC (89.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEHK (102.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around McKenzie:

  • KLSR-TV (Channel 34; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVAL-TV (Channel 13; EUGENE, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - OREGON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KMTR (Channel 16; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

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  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #41 (97488) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #43 (97488) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #97 (97488) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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