Myrtle Point, Oregon

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.5%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Oregon average:

1.47
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Oregon:

5.5%
Historical population in Myrtle Point, OR
Historical housing units in Myrtle Point, OR
Most common industries in Myrtle Point, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Wood products (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (18.2%)
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Myrtle Point, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.4%)
  • Child care workers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Myrtle Point, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Myrtle Point, Oregon average temperatures Myrtle Point, Oregon average precipitation Myrtle Point, Oregon humidity Myrtle Point, Oregon wind speed Myrtle Point, Oregon snowfall Myrtle Point, Oregon sunshine Myrtle Point, Oregon clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 2.39. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

2.39
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Myrtle Point-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 2569% 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 178.9 miles away from Myrtle Point 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 135.3 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 117.2 miles away from Myrtle Point center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 153.8 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) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from the city 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 101.8 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 Coos County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Myrtle Point topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Myrtle Point:

  • MYRTLE POINT CARE CENTER (637 ASH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Myrtle Point:

  • COQUILLE VALLEY HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; COQUILLE, OR)
  • COQUILLE VALLEY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; COQUILLE, OR)
  • SOUTHERN COOS HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BANDON, OR)
  • OCEAN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BANDON, OR)

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

  • Rogue Community College (about 59 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Lane Community College (about 86 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 87 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 96 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Oregon State University (about 113 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 118 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 132 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)

Public high school in Myrtle Point:

Public elementary/middle school in Myrtle Point:

See full list of schools located in Myrtle Point

Libraries in Myrtle Point:

  • FLORA M. LAIRD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $194,957; Location: 435 5TH ST; 36,247 books; 2,059 audio materials; 2,878 video materials; 40 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • DORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $43,270; Location: 56125 GOLDBRICK RD; 12,220 books; 634 audio materials; 1,668 video materials; 26 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Myrtle Point: Coos County Fairgrounds Outdoor Stage (A), Myrtle Point Water Treatment Plant (B), Myrtle Point Sewage Treatment Plant (C), Bryant Boat Ramp (D), Coos County Fair and Rodeo (E), Myrtle Point Post Office (F), Myrtle Point Fire Department Station 1 (G), Myrtle Point Municipal Court (H), Myrtle Point City Hall (I), Coos County Fairgrounds Museum (J), Coos County Logging Museum (K), Myrtle Point Public Works (L), Flora M Laird Memorial Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Myrtle Point: Saint James Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Old Myrtle Point Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Myrtle Point include: Lions Memorial Park (1), Rotary Park (2), Sunset Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Myrtle Trees Motel (1010 8th Street).

Birthplace of: Dennis Waterman (poker player) - Poker player.

Coos 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 Myrtle Point and their reported violations in the past:

MYRTLE POINT, CITY OF (Population served: 2,451, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 55 regular monitoring violations
BRIDGE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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 (SEP-18-2013)
  • 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 (SEP-18-2013)
  • 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 (SEP-18-2013)
  • 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 (SEP-18-2013)
  • 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 (SEP-18-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
SLEEPY HOLLOW RV PARK (Population served: 25, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 38 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

8.0%


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
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
46 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Myrtle Point (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Myrtle Point Branch at 320 Eighth Street, branch established on 1972/04/05. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Umpqua Bank: Myrtle Point Branch at 345 8th Street, branch established on 1984/05/05. 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
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Myrtle Point
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Myrtle Point, OR (based on Coos County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,35163
Other2,93115
Catholic2,6585
Mainline Protestant2,38018
None47,723-
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: 22
Here:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Coos County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

11.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Coos County:

10.5%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Coos County:

29.7%
Oregon:

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

17.1%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Myrtle Point:

49.6%
Oregon:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.2%
Oregon:

46.8%

Average BMI:
Myrtle Point:

29.4
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
Oregon:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Myrtle Point:

36.5%
Oregon:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
Oregon:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.0%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Myrtle Point, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,548$49,6440$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,623$42,4921$2,952
Health 3$9,348$37,39216$12,005
Fire - Other 2$14,714$88,2840$0
Local Libraries 2$8,430$50,5802$1,686
Police - Other 1$5,437$65,2440$0
Water Supply 1$4,146$49,7521$1,422
Sewerage 1$3,126$37,5121$1,422
Other Government Administration 1$5,541$66,4920$0
Financial Administration 1$4,379$52,5480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$760
Firefighters 0$0 10$1,754
Totals for Government 19$82,292$51,97433$22,001

Myrtle Point government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,194,000 ($1638.92)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($7.03)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $525,000 ($205.16)
    Water Utilities: $494,000 ($193.04)
    Health - Other: $461,000 ($180.15)
    Sewerage: $460,000 ($179.76)
    Libraries: $241,000 ($94.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000 ($80.89)
    Regular Highways: $205,000 ($80.11)
    Financial Administration: $95,000 ($37.12)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($22.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($10.55)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($6.64)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($2.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($2.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $388,000 ($151.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $68,000 ($26.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000 ($7.42)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($2.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,091,000 ($817.12)

Myrtle Point government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $859,000 ($335.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $588,000 ($229.78)
    Other: $9,000 ($3.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,985,000 ($775.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $152,000 ($59.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($12.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($8.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($6.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.56)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $577,000 ($225.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $138,000 ($53.93)
    General Local Government Support: $55,000 ($21.49)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Property: $1,092,000 ($426.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $130,000 ($50.80)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.39)

Myrtle Point government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,293,000 ($4803.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,019,000 ($4305.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,986,000 ($4293.08)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,712,000 ($3795.23)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $7,907,000 ($3089.88)

Myrtle Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,425,000 ($1338.41)

7.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Douglas County, OR  0.52% ($34,092 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.46% ($34,410)
from Curry County, OR  0.25% ($22,696)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Lane County, OR  0.65% ($32,342 average AGI)
to Douglas County, OR  0.55% ($36,797)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.24% ($40,218)
Businesses in Myrtle Point, OR
NameCountNameCount
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
True Value1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Myrtle Point:

  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBR (950 AM; 3 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMHS (1420 AM; 1 kW; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: COOS BAY SCHOOL DISTRICT 9)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Myrtle Point:

  • KOOZ (94.1 FM; MYRTLE POINT, OR; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KBDN (96.5 FM; BANDON, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSHR-FM (97.3 FM; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KACW (107.3 FM; NORTH BEND, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K210DM (89.9 FM; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRSB-FM (103.1 FM; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYSJ (105.9 FM; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE RADIO GROUP, A OREGON P/S)
  • 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.)
  • KAVJ (101.1 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K232DB (94.3 FM; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K255AJ (98.9 FM; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKMX (104.3 FM; TRI CITY, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K219CK (91.7 FM; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOOS (94.9 FM; NORTH BEND, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Myrtle Point:

  • K55FM (Channel 55; MYRTLE POINT, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K02GO (Channel 2; MYRTLE POINT, ETC., OR; Owner: BROADBENT TELEVISION TRANSLATOR INC.)
  • K07JP (Channel 7; MYRTLE POINT, ETC., OR; Owner: BROADENT TELEVISION TRANSLATOR,INC.)
  • K13KQ (Channel 13; MYRTLE POINT, ETC., OR; Owner: BROADBENT TRANSLATOR, INC.)
Myrtle Point fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Myrtle Point fatal accident list:

Jul 22, 2015 11:19 AM, Sr-42 (Odot 35), Lat: 43.055942, Lon: -124.131461, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 2000 08:06 AM, Sr-42 (Odot 35), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1990 12:00 AM, Reedsford, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 427ft / 130mTotal length
  • $2,663,000Total costs
  • 40,247Total average daily traffic
  • 10,929Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,430Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Myrtle Point, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Myrtle Point, OR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Myrtle Point)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 424 5th St (Lat: 43.065111 Lon: -124.141222), Call Sign: KNAA952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2000, Expiration Date: 10/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: City Of Myrtle Point, City Hall, Myrtle Point, OR 97458, Phone: (503) 572-2626
  • SLIDE CREEK, Slidecreek, Approx. 2 Km S Of Remote, Or (Lat: 42.979222 Lon: -123.893583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.8 m, Call Sign: KGQ65,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.190 MHz, 155.790 MHz, 155.880 MHz, 156.105 MHz, 159.060 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/14/2021, Registrant: County Of Coos, 250 N. Baxter, Coquille, OR 97423-1875, Phone: (541) 396-7811, Fax: (541) 396-1025
  • 425 5th St (Lat: 43.065111 Lon: -124.141222), Call Sign: WRU870, Licensee ID: L00075155,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2015, Registrant: City Of Myrtle Point, 424 5th St, Myrtle Point, OR 97458, Phone: (503) 572-2626, Fax: (503) 572-3838, Email:
  • 98247 Bridge Lane (Lat: 43.025833 Lon: -124.009167), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KON383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz, 159.375 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2011, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022, Registrant: Region 4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98433, Phone: (253) 831-3017
  • BENNETT BUTTE, 17.7 Km Ssw Of (Lat: 42.958667 Lon: -124.272278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQPX602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: James Stahl Pe, Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • BASE AT SHOP, 54605 Old Highway 42 (Lat: 43.101722 Lon: -124.158778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQXH491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.307 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2016, Expiration Date: 03/07/2026, Certifier: Jared R Sproul, Registrant: Billmeyers 2way Communications, Address 287 S. 7th St., Coos Bay, OR 97420, Phone: (541) 260-5494, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Myrtle Point)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Myrtle Point)

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 12. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Myrtle Point, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.2%), and Outside Fires (17.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Myrtle Point, OR
    • 12963.2%Structure Fires
    • 3617.6%Outside Fires
    • 3416.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Myrtle Point, OR
Most common first names in Myrtle Point, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4578.6 years
William4476.4 years
Mary3780.3 years
James3672.8 years
Robert3470.0 years
Charles3077.3 years
George2676.7 years
Walter2475.0 years
Dorothy2076.7 years
Edith1685.2 years
Most common last names in Myrtle Point, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2579.1 years
Barklow2174.5 years
Smith2073.6 years
Miller1780.2 years
Waterman1378.5 years
Brown1374.2 years
Mast1172.0 years
Wilson1070.4 years
Adams975.6 years
King981.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Myrtle Point, OR
  • 48.0%Electricity
  • 31.7%Wood
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Myrtle Point, OR
  • 72.3%Electricity
  • 19.1%Wood
  • 6.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Myrtle Point compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2021.