Monmouth, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 10,338 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.5%
Males: 5,365  (51.9%)
Females: 4,973  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

23.0 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97361.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,352 (it was $32,256 in 2000)
Monmouth:

$36,352
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,729 (it was $14,474 in 2000)

Monmouth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $234,792 (it was $132,300 in 2000)
Monmouth:

$234,792
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $294,503; detached houses: $309,274; townhouses or other attached units: $999,426; in 2-unit structures: $131,819; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,036; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $417,411; mobile homes: $117,424; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $668

Median gross rent in 2017: $914.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monmouth: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.1%
(30.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.0% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.8% for American Indian residents, 71.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 63.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monmouth, OR (2017)
    • 7,24769.1%White alone
    • 1,74716.7%Hispanic
    • 4794.6%Asian alone
    • 4504.3%Black alone
    • 2952.8%Two or more races
    • 1311.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 720.7%American Indian alone
    • 240.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Monmouth, Oregon as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monmouth is 3,447 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Monmouth by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(23.5)
3
(32.8)
3
(30.8)
3
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(40.6)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.2)
4
(40.0)
1
(9.9)
1
(9.9)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
2
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.7)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.7)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(58.8)
12
(131.4)
19
(194.9)
14
(144.2)
15
(152.5)
10
(101.5)
9
(93.4)
3
(31.0)
11
(112.3)
6
(60.0)
14
(139.3)
11
(108.6)
11
(107.0)
11
(105.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(682.6)
24
(262.8)
52
(533.3)
57
(587.1)
49
(498.2)
25
(253.8)
39
(404.8)
37
(382.7)
30
(306.4)
30
(300.1)
34
(338.2)
33
(325.7)
15
(145.9)
13
(124.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
210
(2,471)
180
(1,971)
175
(1,795)
156
(1,607)
155
(1,576)
117
(1,188)
140
(1,453)
139
(1,438)
196
(2,002)
132
(1,320)
180
(1,791)
158
(1,560)
108
(1,050)
116
(1,109)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(117.7)
8
(87.6)
18
(184.6)
10
(103.0)
5
(50.8)
3
(30.5)
1
(10.4)
4
(41.4)
5
(51.1)
7
(70.0)
9
(89.5)
8
(79.0)
10
(97.3)
15
(143.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.5)
2
(20.6)
1
(10.2)
2
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.7)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)213.7156.8190.5173.3132.5126.6114.3108.3139.3126.4138.3127.092.1100.9

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City-data.com crime index in Monmouth, OR

Crime rate in Monmouth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: American (10.4%), German (9.2%), European (8.3%), Norwegian (2.1%), English (2.1%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1859

Elevation: 201 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 5,348 people per square mile   (average).

Monmouth, Oregon map

1,406 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).

This city:

13.4%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,761 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,803 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (11.4 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (48.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (787.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Independence, OR (1.4 miles ),
Rickreall, OR (2.4 miles),
Dallas, OR (2.6 miles ),
Eola, OR (2.8 miles),
Falls City, OR (3.2 miles ),
Salem, OR (3.4 miles ),
Adair Village, OR (3.5 miles ),
Turner, OR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.85 N, Longitude: 123.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,232 (-11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,754 (37.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 503

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

4.8%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Monmouth, OR
Historical housing units in Monmouth, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,414 (+22.3%).
Most common industries in Monmouth, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.9%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Monmouth, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Monmouth, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Monmouth, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.7. This is about average.

City:

68.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Monmouth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 189% 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 169.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 310.2 miles away from the city 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 158.1 miles away from Monmouth center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 264.2 miles away from the city 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 245.1 miles away from Monmouth center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 222.7 miles away from Monmouth 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 Polk County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monmouth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Monmouth:

  • INDEPENDENCE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, OR)
  • WEST VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; DALLAS, OR)
  • AMBERWOOD TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DALLAS, OR)
  • DALLAS RET VILLAGE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DALLAS, OR)
  • AVAMERE REHABILITATION OF SALEM (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SALEM, OR)
  • SOUTH SALEM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SALEM, OR)
  • SALEM DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SALEM, OR)

Airports located in Monmouth:

See details about airports located in Monmouth, OR

Amtrak stations near Monmouth:

  • 12 miles: SALEM (500 13TH ST. SE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: ALBANY (110 SW 10TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: CORVALLIS (153 NW 4TH AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Monmouth:

  • Western Oregon University (Full-time enrollment: 5,131; Location: 345 North Monmouth Ave; Public; Website: www.wou.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Monmouth:

  • Willamette University (about 12 miles; Salem, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 16 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 19 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Oregon State University (about 20 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • George Fox University (about 34 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 40 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 46 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)

Private high school in Monmouth:

  • MID-VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 101, Location: 1483 N 16TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monmouth:

See full list of schools located in Monmouth

Library in Monmouth:

  • MONMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $570,023; Location: 168 S ECOLS ST; 69,613 books; 3,206 audio materials; 3,737 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 195 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • LUCKIAMUTE SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 265 W CLAY STREET; Grades: 1 - 6) - This school does not exist anymore.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monmouth: Western Oregon University McArthur Field Stadium (A), Western Oregon University Leinwand Outdoor Stage (B), Western Oregon University Baseball Stadium (C), Western Oregon University New Physical Education Building (D), Monmouth Sewage Treatment Plant (E), Monmouth Public Library (F), Monmouth Municipal Courthouse (G), Monmouth Public Works (H), Jensen Artic Museum (I), Monmouth City Hall (J), Western Oregon University Rice Auditorium (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monmouth include: Living Word Faith Fellowship (A), Monmouth Evangelical Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Monmouth Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Middle Fork Ash Creek (A), North Fork Ash Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monmouth include: Cherry Lane Park (1), Madrona Park (2), Main Street Park (3), Marr Court Park (4), Monmouth Recreational Park (5), Southgate Park (6), Whitesell Park (7), Winegar Park (8), Gentle Woods Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Western Oregon University - Jensen Arctic Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 345 Monmouth Avenue North).

Hotels: Howell House Bed and Breakfast (212 Knox Street North), Courtesy Inn (270 Pacific Avenue North).

Birthplace of: Herbert B. Powell - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monmouth and their reported violations in the past:

MONMOUTH, CITY OF (Population served: 9,720, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2013)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LUCKIAMUTE DOMESTIC WATER COOP (Population served: 2,600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-14-2010 to SEP-14-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-14-2010 to SEP-14-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-14-2010 to SEP-14-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-14-2010 to SEP-14-2010)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2006)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.5%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Monmouth in 2010:

  • 1,192 people in college/university student housing
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Monmouth in 2000:

  • 764 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Monmouth (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Monmouth Branch at 250 East Main, branch established on 1949/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Washington Federal: 523 E Main St Branch at 523 E Main St, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • West Coast Bank: Monmouth Branch at 200 East Main Street, branch established on 1968/01/08. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Monmouth:

Marital status in Monmouth, OR
  • Never married: 60.3%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Monmouth:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monmouth
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monmouth, OR (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,52055
Other4,73416
Catholic2,5222
Mainline Protestant2,12712
None57,500-
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: 12
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Polk County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Polk County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

31.0%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Polk County:

16.3%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Monmouth:

47.1%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Monmouth:

45.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Monmouth:

11.4%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monmouth:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Monmouth:

27.7%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

56.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Monmouth:

80.8%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monmouth, 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
Police Protection - Officers 13$66,620$61,4954$172
Water Supply 8$37,584$56,3760$0
Electric Power 6$45,405$90,8100$0
Financial Administration 4$20,007$60,0211$2,319
Local Libraries 3$16,107$64,4286$9,071
Other Government Administration 3$21,077$84,3080$0
Police - Other 2$6,623$39,7382$2,716
Other and Unallocable 2$9,826$58,9563$1,171
Sewerage 1$2,679$32,1480$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,666$43,9921$1,828
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 43$229,594$64,07317$17,277

Monmouth government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,731,000 ($167.44)
    Water Utilities: $712,000 ($68.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,099,000 ($396.50)
    Police Protection: $2,069,000 ($200.14)
    Libraries: $779,000 ($75.35)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($58.04)
    Central Staff Services: $550,000 ($53.20)
    Financial Administration: $550,000 ($53.20)
    Sewerage: $464,000 ($44.88)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($38.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $311,000 ($30.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000 ($29.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $178,000 ($17.22)
    General Public Buildings: $178,000 ($17.22)
    General - Other: $167,000 ($16.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $153,000 ($14.80)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $328,000 ($31.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $970,000 ($93.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $509,000 ($49.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $73,000 ($7.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.87)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.29)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,112,000 ($301.03)

Monmouth government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,144,000 ($207.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,192,000 ($115.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $517,000 ($50.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $436,000 ($42.17)
    Special Assessments: $273,000 ($26.41)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,866,000 ($760.88)
    Water Utilities: $1,467,000 ($141.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,064,000 ($102.92)
    Highways: $562,000 ($54.36)
    General Local Government Support: $360,000 ($34.82)
  • Tax - Property: $1,890,000 ($182.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $540,000 ($52.23)
    Other License: $395,000 ($38.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($3.48)

Monmouth government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,336,000 ($2257.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,502,000 ($2176.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000 ($80.67)

Monmouth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,808,000 ($174.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,105,000 ($2234.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.10)

11.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.19%
Oregon average:

8.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, OR  3.93% ($46,220 average AGI)
from Yamhill County, OR  0.76% ($45,486)
from Washington County, OR  0.44% ($43,643)


9.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Oregon average:

7.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, OR  4.03% ($47,179 average AGI)
to Yamhill County, OR  0.58% ($44,068)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.39% ($44,294)
Businesses in Monmouth, OR
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Little Caesars Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monmouth:

  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KYKN (1430 AM; 5 kW; KEIZER, OR; Owner: WILLAMETTE BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monmouth:

  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K276BU (103.1 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEHK (102.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K225AI (92.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Monmouth:

  • K67GU (Channel 67; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOAC-TV (Channel 7; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K61CC (Channel 61; SALEM, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K50GG (Channel 50; SALEM, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K14GW (Channel 14; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
Monmouth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Monmouth fatal accident list:

Sep 5, 1997 03:06 PM, 51/Odot 43, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 1995 06:38 AM, Knoxstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 1995 03:51 PM, Helmickrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1980 11:13 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 20, 1977 02:28 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.0mTotal length
  • $631,000Total costs
  • 61,238Total average daily traffic
  • 5,788Total average daily truck traffic
  • 71,008Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monmouth, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monmouth, OR
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$167,8202$148,55517$178,1420$01$210,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$194,9750$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$69,7806$201,6831$46,3201$118,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$168,6420$01$98,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$116,8900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$255,9051$248,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$191,3400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monmouth, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monmouth, OR - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monmouth, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.5%), and Structure Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monmouth, OR
    • 13044.5%Outside Fires
    • 10937.3%Structure Fires
    • 4716.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monmouth, OR
Most common first names in Monmouth, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert3773.8 years
John2276.5 years
James2178.2 years
Mary2181.1 years
George2074.5 years
William1871.3 years
Richard1868.3 years
Frances1783.5 years
Dorothy1679.9 years
Donald1566.6 years
Most common last names in Monmouth, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1479.9 years
Johnson1375.9 years
Bennett1175.2 years
Smith1076.1 years
Burbank1081.5 years
Jones975.1 years
Wilson981.8 years
Davis869.9 years
Anderson865.7 years
Brown884.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monmouth, OR
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 37.4%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monmouth, OR
  • 86.0%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Wood


Monmouth compared to Oregon state average:

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

Monmouth on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #100 (97361) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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