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Population in 2017: 11,009 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 5,096  (46.3%)
Females: 5,913  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97914.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,456 (it was $29,173 in 2000)
Ontario:

$33,456
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,593 (it was $14,683 in 2000)

Ontario city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,831 (it was $85,900 in 2000)
Ontario:

$133,831
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,246; detached houses: $172,880; townhouses or other attached units: $239,088; in 2-unit structures: $155,401; mobile homes: $26,331

Median gross rent in 2017: $738.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ontario: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.2%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Black residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for American Indian residents, 52.5% for other race residents, 67.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ontario, OR (2017)
    • 5,88352.1%White alone
    • 4,98544.1%Hispanic
    • 2362.1%Asian alone
    • 1821.6%Two or more races
    • 520.5%American Indian alone
    • 490.4%Black alone
    • 100.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Ontario, Oregon as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ontario is 284 to 1.


Crime rates in Ontario by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.2)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(35.4)
6
(53.1)
6
(54.1)
4
(36.1)
7
(63.7)
3
(27.7)
5
(43.5)
12
(105.7)
7
(63.2)
5
(45.4)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
8
(73.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(70.8)
7
(61.9)
10
(90.1)
4
(36.1)
9
(81.9)
2
(18.5)
6
(52.2)
5
(44.1)
12
(108.4)
16
(145.2)
5
(45.9)
6
(54.9)
12
(109.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(318.7)
72
(636.8)
112
(1,009)
124
(1,118)
29
(264.0)
39
(360.4)
41
(356.9)
65
(572.8)
45
(406.5)
42
(381.1)
16
(147.0)
16
(146.5)
35
(319.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
80
(708.2)
122
(1,079)
98
(882.9)
130
(1,172)
86
(782.8)
93
(859.4)
110
(957.6)
138
(1,216)
118
(1,066)
92
(834.7)
78
(716.5)
115
(1,053)
56
(511.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
643
(5,692)
564
(4,988)
609
(5,486)
605
(5,454)
527
(4,797)
596
(5,507)
686
(5,972)
698
(6,151)
692
(6,252)
517
(4,691)
531
(4,877)
587
(5,373)
462
(4,216)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(398.4)
32
(283.0)
40
(360.4)
24
(216.4)
11
(100.1)
24
(221.8)
17
(148.0)
20
(176.2)
22
(198.8)
29
(263.1)
22
(202.1)
37
(338.7)
59
(538.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(44.3)
1
(8.8)
4
(36.0)
10
(90.2)
2
(18.2)
3
(27.7)
2
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.1)
N/A0
(0.0)
5
(45.8)
4
(36.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)422.5486.1582.2580.8419.4416.5439.6557.6523.1459.4319.3361.5420.9

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City-data.com crime index in Ontario, OR

Crime rate in Ontario detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (6.6%), English (6.2%), American (5.5%), Irish (3.6%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 2154 feet

Land area: 4.47 square miles.

Population density: 2,465 people per square mile   (low).

Ontario, Oregon map

1,019 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America).

This city:

9.0%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,669 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,290 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (37.2 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (293.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

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 )

Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 116.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,285 (+46.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,947 (66.4%)

Area code: 541

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

5.2%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Ontario, OR
Historical housing units in Ontario, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,603 (+17.1%).
Most common industries in Ontario, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Food (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Food (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Ontario, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Ontario, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ontario, Oregon average temperatures Ontario, Oregon average precipitation Ontario, Oregon humidity Ontario, Oregon wind speed Ontario, Oregon snowfall Ontario, Oregon sunshine Ontario, Oregon clear and cloudy days

Ontario, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Ontario-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 349% 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 157.4 miles away from the city 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 245.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 314.7 miles away from Ontario center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 338.1 miles away from Ontario center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 386.0 miles away from Ontario center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 348.1 miles away from Ontario center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Malheur County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Ontario:

  • PATHWAY HOSPICE INC (1050 SW 3RD AVENUE, SUITE 1600)
  • ST ALPHONSUS MEDICAL CENTER - ONTARIO, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 351 SW 9TH STREET)
  • PRESBYTERIAN COMMUNITY CARE CE (1085 N. OREGON STREET)
  • PRESBYTERIAN NURSING HOME (1085 N OREGON STREET)
  • FOUR RIVERS DIALYSIS CENTER (515 EAST LANE)
  • ST ALPHONSUS ONTARIO, HOME CARE (824 SW 4TH AVENUE)
  • XL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (49 NW FIRST STREET SUITE 4)

Airports and heliports located in Ontario:

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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.

College/University in Ontario:

  • Treasure Valley Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,055; Location: 650 College Blvd; Public; Website: www.tvcc.cc)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ontario:

  • College of Western Idaho (about 37 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 38 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Boise State University (about 48 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 106 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 156 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 161 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 165 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public high school in Ontario:

Private high school in Ontario:

  • TREASURE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 386 N VERDE DR, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ontario:

See full list of schools located in Ontario

Library in Ontario:

  • MALHEUR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $244,040; Location: 388 SW 2ND AVE; 102,315 books; 1,258 audio materials; 2,324 video materials; 50 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ontario: Greyhound Bus Station Ontario (A), Ontario Water Treatment Plant (B), Ontario Municipal Golf Course (C), Ontario Safety Rest Area (D), Malheur County Fairgrounds (E), Ontario City Hall (F), Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum Convention Center (G), Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum Meyer McLean Theater (H), Ontario Community Library (I), Ontario Public Works Department (J), Ontario Municipal Court (K), Malheur County Justice Court (L), Malheur County Health Department Office (M), Ontario Fire and Rescue (N), Department of Motor Vehicles Ontario (O), Malheur County Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center (P), Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Becker Ponds (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ontario include: Laxson Park (1), Eastside Park (2), Treasure Valley Ball Park (3), Beck-Kiwanis Park (4), Ontario State Park (5), Lions Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum (676 Southwest 5th Avenue), Video Amusement's & Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 373 Northeast 4th Avenue).

Hotels: Holiday Inn (1249 Tapadera Avenue), Budget Inn (1737 North Oregon Street), Oregon Trail Motel (92 East Idaho Avenue), Ontario Inn (1144 Southwest 4th Avenue), Budget Luxury Motel (1395 Tapadera Avenue), Colonial Inns of Ontario (1395 Tapadera Avenue), Motel 6 (275 Northeast 12th Street), Economy Inn Motel (88 North Oregon Street), Best Western Inn and Suites (251 Goodfellow Street).

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.

Malheur 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 Ontario and their reported violations in the past:

GOLF MOBILE CITY (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013)
  • 27 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (DEC-06-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (DEC-06-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2013)
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 151 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
WINNERS HORSESHOE - ANNEX (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.6%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ontario in 2010:

  • 123 people in college/university student housing
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Ontario in 2000:

  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Ontario (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Ontario at 319 S.W. Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1969/05/05. 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.
  • Panhandle State Bank: Ontario Branch at 98 South Oregon Street, branch established on 1979/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $936.3 mil, Deposits: $731.7 mil, headquarters in Sandpoint, ID, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Intermountain Community Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ontario Branch at 281 S.W. First Street, branch established on 1935/07/15. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ontario Branch at 1448 Southwest Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Ontario Branch at 225 Sw 4th Avenue, branch established on 2001/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Ontario Branch at 505 Sunset Drive, branch established on 1934/11/03. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ontario Branch at 189 South First Street, branch established on 1954/02/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Ontario:

Marital status in Ontario, OR
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ontario:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ontario
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ontario, OR (based on Malheur County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,0607
Other5,61118
Evangelical Protestant3,20828
Mainline Protestant1,30413
None13,130-
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: 5
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Malheur County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

9.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Malheur County:

29.7%
Oregon:

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

20.6%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Ontario:

28.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ontario:

24.0%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ontario:

11.5%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Ontario:

52.7%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ontario, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$119,332$68,1900$0
Firefighters 9$59,073$78,76424$7,294
Other Government Administration 5$31,849$76,4387$950
Financial Administration 4$10,780$32,3400$0
Police - Other 2$7,664$45,9843$5,069
Other and Unallocable 1$2,253$27,0360$0
Fire - Other 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 43$234,272$65,37834$13,313

Ontario government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $3,139,000 ($285.13)
    Regular Highways: $682,000 ($61.95)
    Sewerage: $449,000 ($40.78)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($19.98)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($3.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($1.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,573,000 ($233.72)
    Water Utilities: $2,316,000 ($210.37)
    Sewerage: $2,120,000 ($192.57)
    General - Other: $1,488,000 ($135.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,044,000 ($94.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $945,000 ($85.84)
    Regular Highways: $757,000 ($68.76)
    Financial Administration: $671,000 ($60.95)
    Central Staff Services: $324,000 ($29.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $115,000 ($10.45)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($5.45)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($4.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $318,000 ($28.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $145,000 ($13.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $431,000 ($39.15)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($4.27)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($3.09)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($1.54)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($1.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($1.18)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,689,000 ($425.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $159,000 ($14.44)

Ontario government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,061,000 ($278.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $388,000 ($35.24)
    Other: $348,000 ($31.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $65,000 ($5.90)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($3.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $112,000 ($10.17)
    Highways: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $124,000 ($11.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $122,000 ($11.08)
    Sale of Property: $100,000 ($9.08)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($4.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($2.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,778,000 ($252.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,133,000 ($284.59)
    Highways: $906,000 ($82.30)
    General Local Government Support: $270,000 ($24.53)
  • Tax - Property: $3,100,000 ($281.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,421,000 ($129.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $659,000 ($59.86)
    Other License: $294,000 ($26.71)

Ontario government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,612,000 ($1145.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,392,000 ($1034.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,220,000 ($110.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,281,000 ($1024.71)

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Payette County, ID  1.46% ($30,078 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.85% ($31,622)
from Ada County, ID  0.75% ($27,485)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
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 Payette County, ID  1.62% ($40,535 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.99% ($37,046)
to Ada County, ID  0.81% ($33,845)
Businesses in Ontario, OR
NameCountNameCount
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Carl\s Jr.1Rite Aid1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx4Staples1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Jack In The Box1True Value1
KFC2U-Haul2
Kmart1U.S. Cellular2
La-Z-Boy1UPS5
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ontario:

  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: ASSOCIATES COMMUNICATIONS OF IDAHO,)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ontario:

  • K298AC (107.5 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ontario:

  • KMBA-LP (Channel 19; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K15DY (Channel 15; ONTARIO, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ontario fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 541ft / 165mTotal length
  • $5,909,000Total costs
  • 317,405Total average daily traffic
  • 98,840Total average daily truck traffic
  • 274,324Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ontario, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ontario, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ontario)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ontario, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 43 (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: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ontario)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ontario)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 72 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fires per year is 88. The highest number of reported fires - 157 took place in 2006, and the least - 7 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ontario, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.9%), and Structure Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ontario, OR
    • 78852.9%Outside Fires
    • 38125.6%Structure Fires
    • 22014.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1026.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ontario, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ontario, Oregon:

  • Clarion Inn, 1249 Tapadera Ave, Ontario, Oregon 97914 , Phone: (541) 889-8621
  • Best Western Inn & Suites, 251 NE Goodfellow St, Ontario, Oregon 97914 , Phone: (541) 889-2600, Fax: (541) 889-2259
  • Super 8 Motel, 266 Goodfellow St, Ontario, Oregon 97914 , Phone: (541) 889-8282, Fax: (541) 881-1400
  • Sleep Inn, 1221 S E First Ave, Ontario, Oregon 97914 , Phone: (541) 881-0007, Fax: (541) 881-8898
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 212 SE Tenth St, Ontario, Oregon 97914 , Phone: (541) 889-7100, Fax: (541) 889-2266
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ontario, Oregon
Most common first names in Ontario, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9275.8 years
James8472.8 years
Mary8280.4 years
William7978.5 years
Charles7277.0 years
Robert7072.9 years
George5978.4 years
Helen4979.6 years
Harold3875.8 years
Ruth3782.1 years
Most common last names in Ontario, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5278.9 years
Johnson4078.3 years
Davis3978.7 years
Anderson2682.3 years
White2176.9 years
Jones2080.9 years
Miller2080.7 years
Brown2079.0 years
Taylor1769.6 years
Wilson1680.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ontario, OR
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ontario, OR
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 24.8%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Ontario compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age 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.

Ontario on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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