For population 25 years and over in Ontario:
For population 15 years and over in Ontario city:
1,283 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,585 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (37.2 miles , pop. 51,867).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (297.0 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (691.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Fruitland, ID (1.6 miles ), Payette, ID (2.0 miles ), Malheur Junction, OR (2.4 miles) , New Plymouth, ID (2.9 miles ), Dead Ox Flat, OR (3.1 miles) , Nyssa, OR (3.2 miles ), Vale, OR (3.7 miles ), Annex, OR (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 116.97 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,071 (+36.1%)
Area code: 541
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Ontario detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,603 (+17.1%).
Work and jobs in Ontario: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ontario, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Ontario-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/11/1995 at 12:20:55, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from Ontario center
On 11/30/2002 at 09:29:25, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/4/2002 at 00:56:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/2005 at 13:50:15, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Ontario center
On 9/28/2005 at 05:27:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Malheur County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dave Wilcox - Football player, Denny Smith - Politician, Erik Fisher - Alpine skier, Phyllis McGinley - Writer and poet, Randall B. Kester - Judge, Chuck Winder - Politician, Leland Evan Thomas - Marine, Sally Flynn - Female singer, Tom Edens - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers in Ontario:
Airports and heliports located in Ontario:
See details about airports and heliports located in Ontario, OR
Amtrak station:ONTARIO (510 N. OREGON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website: www.ontario.or.us
College/University in Ontario:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ontario:
Public high schools in Ontario:
Public elementary/middle schools in Ontario:
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Private elementary/middle schools in Ontario:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 35.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ontario and their reported violations in the past:ODOT HD WEATHERBY REST AREA (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FAMILY RENTALS (Serves ID, Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ontario that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.9%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.8% for Black residents, 47.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 49.3% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Ontario in 2010:
People in group quarters in Ontario in 2000:
Ontario compared to Oregon state average:
Banks with branches in Ontario (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ontario, Oregon:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Ontario city (based on Malheur County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,522 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,465 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ontario:
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TV broadcast stations around Ontario:
See more detailed statistics of Ontario fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total average daily traffic: 52,492
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,547
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ontario)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ontario, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ontario)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ontario)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 96 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ontario, OR
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.