North Powder, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 449 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 193  (43.1%)
Females: 256  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97867.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,933 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
North Powder:

$32,933
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,538 (it was $11,231 in 2000)

North Powder city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,428 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
North Powder:

$131,428
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $142,888; detached houses: $168,188; mobile homes: $87,045

Median gross rent in 2017: $857.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Powder: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.9%
(42.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in North Powder, OR (2010)
    • 38788.2%White alone
    • 398.9%Hispanic
    • 71.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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Ancestries: German (17.2%), Norwegian (13.8%), Scotch-Irish (8.8%), Italian (5.7%), Belgian (2.3%), Danish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3256 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 732 people per square mile   (low).

North Powder, Oregon map

17 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

2.9%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,299 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $579 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (100.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (230.3 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (757.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Haines, OR (2.9 miles ),
Wingville, OR (3.4 miles ),
Union, OR (3.6 miles ),
Baker City, OR (4.2 miles ),
Cove, OR (4.4 miles ),
La Grande, OR (4.7 miles ),
Island City, OR (4.7 miles ),
Starkey, OR (4.9 miles)

Latitude: 45.03 N, Longitude: 117.92 W

Area code: 541

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

6.5%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in North Powder, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.5%)
  • Wood products (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.4%)
  • Wood products (14.3%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.2%)
Most common occupations in North Powder, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Carpenters (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.2%)

Average climate in North Powder, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Powder, Oregon average temperatures North Powder, Oregon average precipitation North Powder, Oregon humidity North Powder, Oregon wind speed North Powder, Oregon snowfall North Powder, Oregon sunshine North Powder, 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 2017 was 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 8.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.54
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

North Powder-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from North Powder center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 314.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 357.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 267.8 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 265.1 miles away from the city 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 263.9 miles away from North Powder center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Powder topographic map

Amtrak station near North Powder:

  • 18 miles: BAKER CITY (515 CAMPBELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Powder:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 22 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 75 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 85 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 103 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 105 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 121 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 122 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)

Public high school in North Powder:

  • NORTH POWDER CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 333 G ST, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Library in North Powder:

  • NORTH POWDER CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,434; Location: 290 E ST; 4,531 books; 123 audio materials; 457 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North Powder: North Powder Rural Fire Protection District (A), North Powder City Hall (B), North Powder Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Powder River Motel (850 2nd).

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

USFS ANTHONY LAKES CG/SKI AREA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-22-2010 to JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-26-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.3%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.3%
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: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in North Powder:

Marital status in North Powder, OR
  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in North Powder:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Oregon average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Powder, OR (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,15428
Other2,3858
Catholic1,2574
Mainline Protestant1,1159
None17,837-
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: 9
Union County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Union County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Union County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Union County:

8.89 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

7.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
State:

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

10.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
North Powder:

28.5
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
North Powder:

8.7%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Powder:

35.9%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
North Powder:

51.7%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
North Powder:

75.5%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Powder, 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
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,499
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$91
Local Libraries 0$0 1$480
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$2,239
Firefighters 0$0 14$536
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$123
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,155
Totals for Government 0$0 27$6,123

North Powder government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $98,000 ($218.26)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($140.31)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($133.63)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($71.27)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($69.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($40.09)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($31.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($20.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $98,000 ($218.26)

North Powder government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $85,000 ($189.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($6.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($4.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($4.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($187.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($195.99)
    Highways: $22,000 ($49.00)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($20.04)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($144.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($40.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($4.45)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($2.23)

North Powder government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $167,000 ($371.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $161,000 ($358.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($13.36)

North Powder government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $615,000 ($1369.71)

7.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
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 Umatilla County, OR  0.59% ($29,875 average AGI)
from Baker County, OR  0.46% ($29,860)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.29% ($37,259)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Umatilla County, OR  0.54% ($32,647 average AGI)
to Baker County, OR  0.49% ($35,978)
to Wallowa County, OR  0.29% ($32,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Powder:

  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBKR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BAKER, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KLBM (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Powder:

  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K214CF (90.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K234AD (94.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KWRL (99.9 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.7mTotal length
  • $1,210,000Total costs
  • 120,451Total average daily traffic
  • 48,131Total average daily truck traffic
  • 111,194Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in North Powder, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for North Powder, OR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 49062 Bidwell Lane (Lat: 44.978056 Lon: -117.869639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: KNKN332
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, Deanne Bidwell Rd (Lat: 44.978056 Lon: -117.869722), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, Deanne Bidwell Rd (Lat: 44.978056 Lon: -117.869722), Type: 35.0, Structure height: 41001 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • Deanne Bidwell Rd (Lat: 44.978056 Lon: -117.869722), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 47500 Anthony Lake Hwy (Lat: 44.958583 Lon: -118.245000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WSB849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.782 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2014, Expiration Date: 10/23/2024, Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Fax: (303) 988-3005, Email:
  • MP 319.5, Mp 319.5, Huntington Sub (Lat: 45.057694 Lon: -117.892167), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNFD822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/29/2022, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • MP 319.56, Mp 319.56 (Lat: 45.057861 Lon: -117.892111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: KNHW724,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.740 MHz, 160.515 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/22/2024, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N7MSH, Licensee ID: L00175598, Grant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 04/02/2021, Certifier: Neal A Chamberlain, Registrant: Neal A Chamberlain, North Powder, OR 97867
  • Call Sign: W7QZO, Licensee ID: L00514122, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/21/2026, Certifier: Richard E Dixon, Registrant: Richard E Dixon, 51695 Anthony Lakes Hwy, North Powder, OR 97867
  • Call Sign: KI7JEX, Licensee ID: L02067795, Grant Date: 12/13/2016, Expiration Date: 12/13/2026, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2017, Certifier: Jordan P Herd, Registrant: Jordan P Herd, 595 Center St, North Powder, OR 97867
  • Call Sign: W7JPH, Previous Call Sign: KI7JEX, Licensee ID: L02067795, Grant Date: 01/04/2017, Expiration Date: 01/04/2027, Certifier: Jordan P Herd, Registrant: Jordan P Herd, 595 Center St, North Powder, OR 97867

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PAYNE JAMES 2-SEAT PPC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 227V , Serial Number: 001, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Elmer Hill, Po Box 226, North Powder, OR 97867
  • Aircraft: BEECH B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42 (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 891JW , Serial Number: BB-1483, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Beef Northwest Feeders LLC, Po Box 209, North Powder, OR 97867

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in North Powder, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.5%), and Structure Fires (23.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in North Powder, OR
    • 7757.5%Outside Fires
    • 3223.9%Structure Fires
    • 2317.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Powder, OR
Most common first names in North Powder, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John976.0 years
Robert769.0 years
James578.6 years
William580.4 years
Mary471.8 years
Earl374.7 years
Charles375.6 years
Clara380.0 years
Ethel379.3 years
Helen381.7 years
Most common last names in North Powder, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith674.7 years
Nice583.6 years
Carnes479.0 years
Bush481.0 years
Pearson475.0 years
Taylor482.8 years
Clark367.3 years
Henderson388.7 years
Kirkland380.4 years
Jones366.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Powder, OR
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 18.5%Wood
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Powder, OR
  • 47.9%Utility gas
  • 47.9%Electricity
  • 4.2%Wood


North Powder compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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