Oroville, Washington

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Population in 2017: 1,674 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 875  (52.3%)
Females: 799  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98844.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,385 (it was $22,301 in 2000)
Oroville:

$33,385
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,524 (it was $12,220 in 2000)

Oroville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,224 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Oroville:

$148,224
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,407; detached houses: $169,340; mobile homes: $152,593

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oroville: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.5%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.2% for American Indian residents, 32.3% for other race residents, 66.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oroville, WA (2010)
    • 1,22772.8%White alone
    • 36121.4%Hispanic
    • 382.3%American Indian alone
    • 321.9%Two or more races
    • 130.8%Black alone
    • 140.8%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Oroville, Washington as of January 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oroville is 165 to 1.


Crime rates in Oroville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(123.4)
1
(61.5)
2
(125.9)
2
(127.9)
3
(181.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.3)
1
(59.7)
1
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(370.1)
3
(184.5)
4
(251.9)
6
(383.6)
3
(181.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.4)
1
(58.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.5)
7
(417.7)
1
(59.7)
1
(59.8)
2
(119.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(863.7)
8
(492.0)
14
(881.6)
17
(1,087)
21
(1,270)
19
(1,143)
30
(1,752)
20
(1,166)
37
(2,210)
42
(2,510)
23
(1,372)
16
(955.8)
5
(298.9)
5
(299.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(4,072)
68
(4,182)
47
(2,960)
64
(4,092)
42
(2,541)
56
(3,369)
56
(3,271)
57
(3,324)
72
(4,301)
65
(3,885)
59
(3,520)
50
(2,987)
44
(2,630)
39
(2,337)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(185.1)
4
(246.0)
5
(314.9)
3
(191.8)
6
(363.0)
5
(300.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.3)
4
(238.9)
2
(119.5)
3
(179.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(239.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(61.7)
1
(61.5)
1
(63.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)410.9307.5356.4434.1419.2238.9265.2277.6393.7430.4334.7264.0138.1205.5

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City-data.com crime index in Oroville, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: American (15.3%), German (8.3%), Irish (6.7%), Scottish (4.2%), Norwegian (2.7%), European (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,354 people per square mile   (low).

Oroville, Washington map

318 residents are foreign born (11.4% Latin America, 1.8% North America).

This city:

15.2%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,358 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,117 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (127.8 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (155.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1028.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Tonasket, WA (4.0 miles ),
Tonasket-Pine Creek, WA (4.0 miles ),
Conconully, WA (5.5 miles),
Riverside, WA (5.5 miles ),
North Omak, WA (5.9 miles ),
Omak, WA (6.1 miles ),
Republic, WA (6.1 miles ),
Curlew Lake, WA (6.1 miles )

Latitude: 48.94 N, Longitude: 119.43 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Oroville, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oroville, WA in 2017

Oroville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.3%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +99 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in Oroville, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (8.9%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.2%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Oroville, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)

Average climate in Oroville, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oroville, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Oroville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from Oroville 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 193.7 miles away from Oroville 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 174.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 429.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 513.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 130.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okanogan County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oroville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oroville:

  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TONASKET, WA)

Airports located in Oroville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oroville:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 113 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Whitworth University (about 124 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 126 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 129 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 130 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 132 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 136 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Oroville:

  • OROVILLE MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1016 IRONWOOD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Oroville:

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Notable locations in Oroville: Oroville Substation (A), Oroville Ambulance (B), City of Oroville Fire Department (C), Oroville City Hall (D), Oroville Train Depot Museum (E), Oroville Community Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oroville include: Faith Lutheran Church (A), Immaculate Conception Church (B), Oroville Assembly of God Church (C), Oroville Community Bible Church (D), Oroville Free Methodist Church (E), Oroville United Methodist Church (F), Pentecostal Church of God (G), Trinity Episcopal Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Molson Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 539 Molson Road).

Hotels: Camaray Motel (1320 Main Street), Cottage Inn Motel (Highway 97 & 18), Eden Valley Guest Ranch (31 Eden Valley Lane).

Okanogan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

COLEMAN BUTTE WATER ASSN (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oroville that have no violations reported:

  • MOLSON WATER USERS (Population served: 13, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Oroville (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oroville Branch at 705 Central Avenue, branch established on 1975/12/01. 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
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Oroville Branch at 822 Central, branch established on 1998/06/15. 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

For population 15 years and over in Oroville:

Marital status in Oroville, WA
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Oroville:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Washington average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Oroville, WA (based on Okanogan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,33154
Catholic4,6277
Other1,59910
Mainline Protestant1,51714
Black Protestant1831
None27,863-
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: 17
Okanogan County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Okanogan County:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Okanogan County:

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Okanogan County:

16.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oroville:

47.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Oroville:

28.9
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oroville:

10.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oroville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oroville:

34.4%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.3%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oroville, WA 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,490$46,7760$0
Financial Administration 4$13,704$41,1120$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,136$54,8160$0
Water Supply 2$9,062$54,3720$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,906$53,4360$0
Sewerage 1$3,854$46,2480$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,570$42,8400$0
Police - Other 1$3,020$36,2400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$70,742$47,1610$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $43,000 ($25.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $475,000 ($283.75)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($179.21)
    Sewerage: $283,000 ($169.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $215,000 ($128.43)
    Regular Highways: $168,000 ($100.36)
    Central Staff Services: $165,000 ($98.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($97.37)
    Health - Other: $119,000 ($71.09)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($66.91)
    Air Transportation: $57,000 ($34.05)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($24.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($22.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($10.16)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($4.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($19.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($32.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($31.66)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($20.31)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($7.17)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($6.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($4.78)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.78)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($2.39)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.60)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $993,000 ($593.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $320,000 ($191.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000 ($147.55)
    Other: $110,000 ($65.71)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($25.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($1.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $56,000 ($33.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000 ($25.09)
    Other: $36,000 ($21.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $244,000 ($145.76)
    Special Assessments: $64,000 ($38.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($14.34)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($4.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($4.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($257.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $233,000 ($139.19)
    Other: $216,000 ($129.03)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($16.13)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($1.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $327,000 ($195.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $279,000 ($166.67)
    Property: $262,000 ($156.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($15.53)
    Other License: $19,000 ($11.35)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000 ($5.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($3.58)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,327,000 ($1390.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,107,000 ($1258.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $220,000 ($131.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,793,000 ($2265.83)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Washington average:

7.39%

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 King County, WA  0.62% ($70,032 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.61% ($13,913)
from Spokane County, WA  0.49% ($39,284)


5.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Washington average:

6.40%

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 Spokane County, WA  0.53% ($25,557 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WA  0.41% ($29,565)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($73,053)
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Strongest AM radio stations in Oroville:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oroville:

  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oroville:

  • K07SB (Channel 7; OROVILLE, WA; Owner: OROVILLE TELEVISION ASSOC.,INC.)
  • K04KZ (Channel 4; OROVILLE, WA; Owner: OROVILLE TELEVISION ASSN., INC.)
  • K06JR (Channel 6; OROVILLE, WA; Owner: OROVILLE TELEVISION ASSN., INC.)
  • K02MO (Channel 2; OROVILLE, WA; Owner: OROVILLE TELEVISION ASSN., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.9mTotal length
  • $7,355,000Total costs
  • 7,830Total average daily traffic
  • 880Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,590Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oroville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Oroville, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • OROVILLE, 2019 1/2 Highland Drive (Lat: 48.946278 Lon: -119.440611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.2 m, Call Sign: WQRZ457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • Elder Hill, Elder Hill (Lat: 48.960472 Lon: -119.403000), Type: Upole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WRCZ211,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2019, Expiration Date: 03/01/2029, Certifier: John Andrist, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Fletcher Mtn, Bunne Lane (Lat: 48.939750 Lon: -119.193583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WRDA802,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2019, Expiration Date: 03/14/2029, Certifier:  john Andrist, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • OROVILLE, 0.75 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 48.941806 Lon: -119.419222), Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: KPT57,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2018, Registrant: Centurylink, Inc., 100 Centurylink Dr. Mail Stop:3tcw085.2, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 330-6883, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oroville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oroville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Oroville, WA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oroville, WA
Most common first names in Oroville, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2969.5 years
William2877.7 years
John2777.1 years
George2476.0 years
Mary2281.2 years
Charles1880.6 years
Arthur1678.7 years
James1566.5 years
Ruth1382.5 years
Edward1279.6 years
Most common last names in Oroville, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1466.4 years
Johnson1270.9 years
Smith1268.1 years
Rise1075.4 years
Allen1070.3 years
Miller982.6 years
Shaw967.3 years
Thompson875.1 years
Williams871.8 years
Hill872.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oroville, WA
  • 73.4%Electricity
  • 23.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oroville, WA
  • 85.1%Electricity
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Oroville compared to Washington 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 above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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