Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (57.3 miles , pop. 137,893).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (160.4 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (697.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Lookingglass, OR (3.3 miles ), Roseburg North, OR (3.7 miles ), Roseburg, OR (3.7 miles ), Sutherlin, OR (3.9 miles ), Green, OR (3.9 miles ), Winston, OR (4.0 miles ), Dillard, OR (4.1 miles ), Oakland, OR (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 43.31 N, Longitude: 123.60 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 541
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Melrose: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Melrose, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Melrose-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/2004 at 16:45:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.1 MS, 4.9 MW, 4.8 MW, Depth: 18.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/1996 at 18:34:00, a magnitude 3.8 (3.3 MB, 3.5 ML, 3.8 MD, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Melrose center
On 7/13/2004 at 03:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 MB, 3.3 MD, Depth: 17.5 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/21/1993 at 06:54:14, a magnitude 3.3 (3.0 MD, 3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/2008 at 22:40:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Melrose center
On 4/30/1994 at 12:26:46, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Melrose compared to Oregon state average:
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Religion statistics for Melrose CCD (based on Douglas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 30
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,294 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($121 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,051 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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