Philomath, Oregon

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Population in 2019: 5,666 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +47.6%
 
Males: 2,795  (49.3%)
Females: 2,871  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 97370.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,802 (it was $41,461 in 2000)
Philomath:

$82,802
OR:

$67,058

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,754 (it was $16,620 in 2000)

Philomath city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $287,318 (it was $132,100 in 2000)
Philomath:

$287,318
OR:

$354,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $271,953; detached houses: $288,492; townhouses or other attached units: $232,651; mobile homes: $89,913

Median gross rent in 2019: $963.

March 2019 cost of living index in Philomath: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.7%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Philomath, OR (2019)
    • 4,09881.4%White alone
    • 3887.7%Hispanic
    • 1953.9%Two or more races
    • 1533.0%Asian alone
    • 1142.3%Black alone
    • 350.7%American Indian alone
    • 260.5%Other race alone
    • 40.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Philomath, Oregon as of January 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Philomath is 1,178 to 1.


Crime rates in Philomath by year

Type

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.4)
1
(21.9)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.5)
2
(42.6)
1
(20.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(23.4)
1
(23.8)
1
(22.2)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(280.2)
11
(261.5)
12
(266.4)
4
(87.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
2
(43.1)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
16
(341.1)
9
(188.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(1,074)
51
(1,213)
19
(421.8)
35
(767.9)
22
(484.4)
20
(431.7)
15
(323.5)
11
(239.2)
9
(196.9)
23
(504.6)
6
(130.4)
7
(149.2)
12
(250.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
96
(2,242)
91
(2,164)
60
(1,332)
75
(1,645)
34
(748.6)
60
(1,295)
43
(927.3)
56
(1,218)
64
(1,400)
77
(1,689)
62
(1,347)
34
(724.8)
42
(877.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(70.1)
8
(190.2)
10
(222.0)
3
(65.8)
2
(44.0)
6
(129.5)
1
(21.6)
3
(65.2)
1
(21.9)
1
(21.9)
2
(43.5)
1
(21.3)
2
(41.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(70.1)
1
(23.8)
1
(22.2)
2
(43.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index233.5246.1196.0166.585.096.787.381.678.1117.8101.3143.5110.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Philomath, OR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Oregon average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (18.0%), American (11.8%), European (11.2%), English (8.3%), French (5.3%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 4,419 people per square mile   (average).

Philomath, Oregon map

237 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

4.7%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,702 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,526 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (31.6 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (69.5 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (770.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Corvallis, OR (2.2 miles ),
North Benton, OR (2.7 miles ),
Blodgett, OR (2.9 miles),
Peoria, OR (3.2 miles),
Adair Village, OR (3.4 miles ),
Southeast Benton, OR (3.4 miles ),
Kings Valley, OR (3.5 miles),
Bellfountain, OR (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 44.54 N, Longitude: 123.36 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Philomath, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Philomath, OR in 2019
Philomath satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Oregon:

5.5%
Historical population in Philomath, OR
Historical housing units in Philomath, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +854 (+28.6%).
Most common industries in Philomath, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (12.5%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Philomath, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)

Average climate in Philomath, Oregon

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Philomath, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.04
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Philomath-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 2151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 288.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 192.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from Philomath center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Philomath topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Philomath:

  • SAMARITAN HEART OF THE VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CORVALLIS, OR)
  • CORVALLIS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORVALLIS, OR)
  • CORVALLIS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORVALLIS, OR)
  • FMC CORVALLIS OREGON (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CORVALLIS, OR)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CORVALLIS, OR)
  • REGENCY ALBANY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ALBANY, OR)
  • QUALICENTERS - ALBANY LTD (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ALBANY, OR)

Amtrak stations near Philomath:

  • 6 miles: CORVALLIS (153 NW 4TH AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: ALBANY (110 SW 10TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philomath:

  • Oregon State University (about 5 miles; Corvallis, OR; Full-time enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 13 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 23 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Willamette University (about 32 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 36 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • University of Oregon (about 38 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Lane Community College (about 41 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public high schools in Philomath:

Public elementary/middle schools in Philomath:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Philomath: Philomath Water Treatment Plant (A), Philomath Connection Bus Stop Philomath Library (B), Philomath Fire and Rescue Station 201 (C), Benton County Historical Museum (D), Philomath City Hall (E), Philomath Municipal Court (F), Philomath Community Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Philomath: Peace Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Buttermilk Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Museum Benton County Historical (1101 Main Street).

Hotel: Galaxie Motel (104 South 20th Street).

Court: Philomath City - Municipal Court (980 Applegate Street).

Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.4%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Philomath in 2010:

  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Philomath (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Philomath Branch at 1224 Main Street, branch established on 1974/12/09. Info updated 2009/02/23: Bank assets: $448.2 mil, Deposits: $356.5 mil, headquarters in Corvallis, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Philomath Branch at 1507 Main St, branch established on 1900/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Philomath:

Marital status in Philomath, OR
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Philomath:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Oregon average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Philomath, OR (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,0772
Evangelical Protestant6,75850
Other4,16419
Mainline Protestant4,06511
Orthodox1602
None63,355-
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: 14
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Benton County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

6.0%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

22.0%
State:

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

16.9%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Philomath:

49.8%
Oregon:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Philomath:

47.7%
Oregon:

46.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Oregon:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Philomath:

10.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Philomath:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
Oregon:

33.3%

General health condition:
Philomath:

57.8%
Oregon:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.0%
Oregon:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Philomath, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$49,496$65,9950$0
Other and Unallocable 7$34,086$58,4333$1,100
Other Government Administration 2$13,010$78,0600$0
Water Supply 1$5,232$62,7840$0
Financial Administration 1$8,904$106,8482$407
Police - Other 1$4,120$49,4400$0
Sewerage 1$5,534$66,4080$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$6,652
Totals for Government 22$120,382$65,6638$8,159

Philomath government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,152,000 ($556.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,479,000 ($261.03)
    Water Utilities: $824,000 ($145.43)
    Sewerage: $645,000 ($113.84)
    Central Staff Services: $574,000 ($101.31)
    Regular Highways: $472,000 ($83.30)
    Financial Administration: $340,000 ($60.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $149,000 ($26.30)
    General Public Buildings: $126,000 ($22.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($16.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000 ($44.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $84,000 ($14.83)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $46,000 ($8.12)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.59)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($7.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $51,000 ($9.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($8.82)
    General Public Building: $36,000 ($6.35)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($4.77)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.53)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.53)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,577,000 ($278.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($2.65)

Philomath government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $933,000 ($164.67)
    Other: $371,000 ($65.48)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($11.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $46,000 ($8.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $382,000 ($67.42)
    Special Assessments: $84,000 ($14.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000 ($9.71)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($7.59)
    Sale of Property: $35,000 ($6.18)
    Rents: $15,000 ($2.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,041,000 ($183.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $243,000 ($42.89)
    General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($17.65)
  • Tax - Property: $2,070,000 ($365.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $460,000 ($81.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $148,000 ($26.12)

Philomath government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,953,000 ($1227.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,764,000 ($1193.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $189,000 ($33.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,371,000 ($594.95)

10.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.09%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($298 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.07%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Linn County, OR  1.54% ($47,810 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.72% ($36,852)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.61% ($34,979)


11.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.00%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.13%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Linn County, OR  2.26% ($45,480 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.85% ($38,410)
to Lane County, OR  0.74% ($39,039)
Businesses in Philomath, OR
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Philomath:

  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEJO (1240 AM; 1 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOO (1340 AM; 1 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philomath:

  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • K276BU (103.1 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEHK (102.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KKNU (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMGE (94.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Philomath:

  • KOAC-TV (Channel 7; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K14GW (Channel 14; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K26AY (Channel 26; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Philomath fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Philomath fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 2018 10:27 AM, Us-20 Odot 33, Lat: 44.541061, Lon: -123.350892, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 2007 05:15 PM, Us-20 (Odot 33), 19th St, Lat: 44.539972, Lon: -123.358817, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 2006 03:26 PM, Us-20 (Odot 33), N 19th St, Lat: 44.539940, Lon: -123.358860, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 13, 1997 05:00 PM, 20/Odot 33, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 48.2mTotal length
  • $2,839,000Total costs
  • 56,169Total average daily traffic
  • 4,767Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,842Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Philomath, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Philomath, OR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Philomath Site Se 1/4 Of Sec. 32, T11s, R6w (Lat: 44.567056 Lon: -123.436222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: KNKN413
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/01/2029, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • Philomath Site Se 1/4 S32, T11s, R6w (Lat: 44.567056 Lon: -123.436222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: KNKA446
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2016, Expiration Date: 11/29/2026, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • NORMAN B MC LACHLAN, Mary's Peak 11 Mi. Sw Of (Lat: 44.504000 Lon: -123.556750), Type: 12.2, Overall height: 6.1 m, Registrant: Oregon Dept. Of Transportation, James.P.Walz@odot.State.Or.Us, , Salem, Phone: (503) 986-2897
  • Dennis R Hunt, Marys Peak (Lat: 44.507556 Lon: -123.575472), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 41003 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Registrant: Silke Communications Inc., Jim@epicmarketing.Com, Suite 100, San R-amon, Phone: (925) 648-8208

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Philomath, OR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Philomath)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Philomath)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$200,6004$146,56819$155,8210$01$188,1202$105,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$175,3301$4,5700$01$25,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$146,4200$08$184,5051$63,0101$167,1202$101,975
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$104,1000$05$144,0420$01$161,6400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$98,6300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,5401$205,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Philomath, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Philomath, OR - Value

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 fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Philomath, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.8%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Philomath, OR
    • 20148.8%Outside Fires
    • 12530.3%Structure Fires
    • 5413.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 327.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Philomath, OR
Most common first names in Philomath, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2775.6 years
James2675.5 years
George2473.6 years
Mary2475.7 years
John2376.2 years
Robert2064.2 years
Frank1779.4 years
Charles1769.8 years
Walter1675.4 years
Donald1472.2 years
Most common last names in Philomath, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2170.1 years
Johnson1578.9 years
Bennett1476.2 years
Gee1080.0 years
Clark1077.9 years
White1076.0 years
Davis974.9 years
Gray964.5 years
Chambers883.5 years
Moore772.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Philomath, OR
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 2.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Philomath, OR
  • 86.8%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 2.5%No fuel used


Philomath compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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