Mount Hood, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 11,559.
Males: 6,033  (52.2%)
Females: 5,526  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 97011

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,821 (it was $50,795 in 2000)
Mount Hood:

$62,821
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,215 (it was $23,816 in 2000)

Mount Hood CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $269,926 (it was $186,000 in 2000)
Mount Hood:

$269,926
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $341,092; Detached houses: $374,783; Townhouses or other attached units: $314,129; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,361; Mobile homes: $219,876; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $59,236
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  • White alone - 9,611 (92.0%)
  • Hispanic - 457 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 177 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 92 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 58 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 32 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.08%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Hood: 212.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 357.3 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Hood, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Hood:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Hood CCD:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

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

Mount Hood CCD:  0.8% ($1,481)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)
Mount Hood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (24.1 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (30.7 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (802.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mount Hood Village, OR (0.9 miles ), Government Camp, OR (3.5 miles) , Sandy, OR (3.7 miles ), Corbett, OR (3.8 miles ), Estacada, OR (4.2 miles ), Dee, OR (4.4 miles ), Bonneville, WA (4.4 miles ), North Bonneville, WA (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 45.36 N, Longitude: 121.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 503

Mount Hood household income distribution Mount Hood home values distribution

Mount Hood tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Mount Hood, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mount Hood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 186% 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 133.1 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 123.1 miles away from Mount Hood center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 369.0 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 316.0 miles away from Mount Hood center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 405.5 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 Clackamas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Hood:

  • MT HOOD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SANDY, OR)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT SCENIC POINTE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SANDY, OR)
  • ORCHARD CREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SANDY, OR)

Airports located in Mount Hood:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Hood:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 23 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 29 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 34 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 35 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 36 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Portland Community College (about 37 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Clark College (about 38 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)

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Notable locations in Mount Hood: United States Forest Service Hood River Ranger District (A), Parkdale Rural Fire Protection District Station 2 (B), Hood River Ranger Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mount Hood: Toll Bridge County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 25.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.0%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

10.4%
Whole state:

11.6%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

5.0%
11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Mount Hood in 2000:

  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 4 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

Mount Hood compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Hood CCD (based on Clackamas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.11%
Here: 27.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents23.2%12.3%9.4%7.2%4.4%
Congregations5.1%12.0%0.9%6.0%5.1%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaJewishOther
Adherents4.2%3.8%3.5%3.4%28.5%
Congregations5.6%6.0%7.7%0.4%51.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Clackamas County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Clackamas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 284
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
Oregon:

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

13.5%
State:

14.2%

7.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($477 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  2.83% ($42,950 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.16% ($51,796)
from Marion County, OR  0.41% ($38,604)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.62% ($38,445 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.22% ($45,671)
to Clark County, WA  0.39% ($56,670)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Hood:

  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGUY (1010 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILWAUKIE, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Hood:

  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around Mount Hood:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Guard Station (Lat: 45.537333 Lon: -121.572028), Call Sign: KAW747
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.220 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023
    Registrant: Oregon Department Of Forestry, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 945-7326

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort (Lat: 45.332694 Lon: -121.665056), Structure height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WPND599
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2002, Expiration Date: 10/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013, Certifier: Joshua N Pila
    Registrant: Paul Hastings LLP, 875 15th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 551-1793, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K7VEW, Licensee ID: L01089973
    Grant Date: 02/28/2006, Expiration Date: 04/23/2016, Certifier: Craig M Nicholson
    Registrant: Craig M Nicholson, 5250 Wild Dogwood Road, Mount Hood, OR 97041
  • Call Sign: KB7YCC
    Grant Date: 09/07/1993, Expiration Date: 09/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2005
    Registrant: Mary D Schlick, 6761 Hess Rd, Mount Hood, OR 97041
  • Call Sign: N7CLQ, Previous Call Sign: KA7CZW
    Grant Date: 12/29/1987, Expiration Date: 12/29/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/30/1999
    Registrant: William T Schlick, 6761 Hess Rd, Mount Hood, OR 97041
  • Call Sign: KE7TWH, Licensee ID: L01397540
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2008, Certifier: Craig M Nicholson
    Registrant: Hood River County Ares, C/O 5250 Wild Dogwood Rd, Mount Hood, OR 97041
  • Call Sign: KA7HRC, Previous Call Sign: KE7TWH, Licensee ID: L01397540
    Grant Date: 05/31/2008, Expiration Date: 05/31/2018, Certifier: Craig M Nicholson
    Registrant: Hood River County Ares, C/O 5250 Wild Dogwood Rd, Mount Hood, OR 97041

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 56TH , Serial Number: D4571
    Registrant (Individual): Hillary T Macdonald, 4155 Semmes Dr, Mount Hood, OR 97041

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
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