Myrtle Creek, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 3,425 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 1,512  (44.2%)
Females: 1,913  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97457.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,332 (it was $30,658 in 2000)
Myrtle Creek:

$37,332
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,219 (it was $14,813 in 2000)

Myrtle Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $128,902 (it was $89,100 in 2000)
Myrtle Creek:

$128,902
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $162,529; Detached houses: $161,793; Townhouses or other attached units: $243,504; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,880; Mobile homes: $158,647

Median gross rent in 2012: $626.

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  • White alone - 3,042 (88.5%)
  • Hispanic - 149 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 137 (4.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 69 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Myrtle Creek: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (13.0%), English (7.2%), United States (5.5%), French (4.8%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,956 people per square mile   (low).

Myrtle Creek,OR real estate house value index trend

Myrtle Creek, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Myrtle Creek:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Myrtle Creek city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

131 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  3.8%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Myrtle Creek, Oregon as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Myrtle Creek to the number of sex offenders is 3,427 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,234 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $946 (0.7%)

Myrtle Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (52.6 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (167.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (672.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tri-City, OR (1.7 miles ), Canyonville, OR (2.6 miles ), Riddle, OR (2.6 miles ), Days Creek, OR (2.6 miles ), Dillard, OR (3.0 miles ), Winston, OR (3.1 miles ), Green, OR (3.2 miles ), Tenmile, OR (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.03 N, Longitude: 123.28 W

Area code: 541

Myrtle Creek household income distribution Myrtle Creek home values distribution

Crime rates in Myrtle Creek by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02006001222
per 100,000 0.056.80.00.0167.30.00.028.758.857.557.8
Robberies 12310100002
per 100,000 28.856.886.328.50.028.10.00.00.00.057.8
Assaults 10321111112
per 100,000 28.80.086.356.927.928.128.328.729.428.857.8
Burglaries 1913282036623525
per 100,000 547.6369.4805.1569.31003.9168.856.786.0147.057.5144.6
Thefts 10687919182116645923989
per 100,000 3054.82472.32616.42590.42286.73263.01814.11691.0676.3258.92573.7
Auto thefts 13213169613123
per 100,000 374.656.8373.8455.5251.0168.828.386.029.457.586.8
Arson 36640111101
per 100,000 86.5170.5172.5113.90.028.128.328.729.40.028.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 194.2181.8221.9189.4304.6161.180.1103.587.867.1185.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Myrtle Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Oregon average:

1.57
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +282 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Myrtle Creek, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Myrtle Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 424% 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 198.9 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 142.5 miles away from Myrtle Creek 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 147.2 miles away from the city 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 187.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 189.6 miles away from Myrtle Creek center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 348.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Myrtle Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Jeff Merkley - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Myrtle Creek:

  • UMPQUA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (127 NW DIVISION ST (P O BOX 629))

Other hospitals and medical centers near Myrtle Creek:

  • AVALON HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • DOUGLAS HOME CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • DOUGLAS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • UMPQUA VALLEY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • GRANDVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • VA ROSEBURG HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 15 miles away; ROSEBURG, OR)

Airports and heliports located in Myrtle Creek:

See details about airports and heliports located in Myrtle Creek, OR

Amtrak station near Myrtle Creek:

  • 13 miles: ROSEBURG (835 SE STEPHENS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking.

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

  • Rogue Community College (about 43 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 66 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Lane Community College (about 70 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 72 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 93 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Oregon State University (about 107 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 109 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)

Public high schools in Myrtle Creek:

Public elementary/middle schools in Myrtle Creek:

See full list of schools located in Myrtle Creek, School District: SOUTH UMPQUA SCHOOL DISTRICT 019

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Notable locations in Myrtle Creek: South Douglas Rodeo (A), Myrtle Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Douglas County Fire District 2 Station 8 (C), Myrtle Creek City Hall (D), Myrtle Creek Fire Department (E), Myrtle Creek Public Works (F), Myrtle Creek Branch Library (G), Myrtle Creek Municipal Court (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Myrtle Creek include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Myrtle Creek IOOF Cemetery (1), Myrtle Creek Pioneer Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Engles and Worth Log Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Myrtle Creek: Millsite Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Hillcrest Market & Motel (888 South Main Street), Rose Motel (316 South Main Street).

Douglas 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 2006 was 35.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

9.14

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

MYRTLE CREEK, CITY OF (Population served: 3,460, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 58 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
CLARKS BRANCH WATER ASSOC (Population served: 140, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2012)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 24 other older monitoring violations
ON THE RIVER RV PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • 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 (FEB-08-2013)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
31 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

Myrtle Creek, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Myrtle Creek compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Myrtle Creek (2011 data):

  • Umpqua Bank: Myrtle Creek Branch at 111 Pleasant Street, branch established on 1967/01/09. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Myrtle Creek Branch at 105 North Main Street, branch established on 1945/06/02. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Myrtle Creek travel time to work - commute Myrtle Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (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 Myrtle Creek city (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.39%
Here: 25.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents19.4%12.0%10.5%7.7%6.7%
Congregations4.3%6.4%5.0%5.0%10.7%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents5.3%4.6%4.2%3.5%25.9%
Congregations9.3%8.6%2.9%3.6%44.3%
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: 30
Douglas County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Douglas County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Douglas County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

32.1%
Oregon:

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

11.4%
State:

14.2%
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 1$3,782$45,3840$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,202$52,8080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,724$32,6881$1,113
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,418$52,1450$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,606$37,8180$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$536
Sewerage 3$9,838$39,3520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,038$42,2280$0
Water Supply 1$2,574$30,8880$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$1,730
Totals for Government 22$82,182$44,8278$3,379

Myrtle Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $999,000 ($291.68)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($4.96)
    General: $4,000 ($1.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $757,000 ($221.02)
    Sewerage: $469,000 ($136.93)
    Financial Administration: $352,000 ($102.77)
    General - Other: $336,000 ($98.10)
    Water Utilities: $321,000 ($93.72)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($53.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $164,000 ($47.88)
    Fire Protection: $67,000 ($19.56)
    Corrections - Other: $8,000 ($2.34)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($1.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $156,000 ($45.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $11,000 ($3.21)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $19,000 ($5.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.46)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.17)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.88)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $986,000 ($287.88)

Myrtle Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $728,000 ($212.55)
    All Other: $66,000 ($19.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $265,000 ($77.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $149,000 ($43.50)
    Highways: $74,000 ($21.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $127,000 ($37.08)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($16.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $377,000 ($110.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,167,000 ($340.73)
    Highways: $142,000 ($41.46)
    General Support: $55,000 ($16.06)
  • Tax - Property: $759,000 ($221.61)
    Public Utilities: $195,000 ($56.93)
    NEC: $11,000 ($3.21)

Myrtle Creek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,133,000 ($914.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $883,000 ($257.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,829,000 ($1117.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $187,000 ($54.60)

Myrtle Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,893,000 ($552.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $494,000 ($144.23)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lane County, OR  0.50% ($25,348 average AGI)
from Coos County, OR  0.30% ($26,162)
from Jackson County, OR  0.24% ($30,069)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lane County, OR  0.78% ($25,789 average AGI)
to Coos County, OR  0.28% ($30,447)
to Jackson County, OR  0.22% ($29,238)

Strongest AM radio stations in Myrtle Creek:

  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KTBR (950 AM; 3 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQEN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRNR (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY TRICASTERS, INC.)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Myrtle Creek:

  • KKMX (104.3 FM; TRI CITY, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K232DB (94.3 FM; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K255AJ (98.9 FM; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSOR (90.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUC.)
  • K222AF (92.3 FM; AZALEA, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRSB-FM (103.1 FM; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAVJ (101.1 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K201AI (88.1 FM; ROSEBURG, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRRM (94.7 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: SHIRLEY M. BELL)
  • K290AF (105.9 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K266AC (101.1 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Myrtle Creek:

  • K13HM (Channel 13; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: SOUTH WEST OREGON TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K19AD (Channel 19; TRI CITY, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOBI (Channel 5; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K32ET (Channel 32; CANYONVILLE, OR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K33FE (Channel 33; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K66BF (Channel 66; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K49FV (Channel 49; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K47HT (Channel 47; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BETTER LIFE TELEVISION)
  • K62DR (Channel 62; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K43DI (Channel 43; CANYONVILLE, ETC., OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Myrtle Creek, Oregon:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Oregon average:
  • Fatal accident count: 111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 162
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23

Myrtle Creek fatal accident list:

Dec 14, 2011 07:55 AM, I-5, Lat: 42.99638, Lon: -123.32233, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 2007 02:35 PM, N Pacific Hwy, Chadwick Ln, Lat: 42.98553, Lon: -123.32145, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1994 09:40 PM, Nmyrtlerd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 27, 1988 04:00 PM, I005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1977 01:57 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $1,767,000
Total average daily traffic: 29,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,045
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 42,933

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Myrtle Creek, OR
Businesses in Myrtle Creek, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
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