Pine Grove, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 148. Population change since 2000: -8.6%
Males: 78  (53.3%)
Females: 70  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  53.0 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 97037

Estimated median household income in 2012: $9,155 (it was $22,917 in 2000)
Pine Grove:

$9,155
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,459 (it was $12,526 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,341 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Pine Grove:

$88,341
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $306,281; Detached houses: $562,316; Townhouses or other attached units: $16,831; Mobile homes: $118,829; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,831

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,017.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pine Grove: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.7%), English (16.8%), Norwegian (7.5%), Swedish (6.4%), French (2.9%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 6.03 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pine Grove:

  • High school or higher: 34.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pine Grove CDP:

  • Never married: 46.9%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

5 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This place:  2.7%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,036 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $363 (0.8%)

Pine Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (58.6 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (63.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (779.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wamic, OR (3.0 miles) , Pine Hollow, OR (3.1 miles ), Tygh Valley, OR (3.6 miles ), Maupin, OR (3.8 miles ), Government Camp, OR (4.8 miles) , Warm Springs, OR (5.0 miles ), Dufur, OR (5.1 miles ), Parkdale, OR (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 45.11 N, Longitude: 121.37 W

Area code: 541

Pine Grove household income distribution Pine Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (48%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (69%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Other transportation workers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)

Average climate in Pine Grove, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pine Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 185% 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 157.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from Pine Grove center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 371.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 159.2 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 374.6 miles away from Pine Grove center
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 314.0 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 Wasco County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pine Grove topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pine Grove:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 58 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 61 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 68 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 70 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 70 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 70 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • Portland Community College (about 71 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 62.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  51.4%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Pine Grove compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pine Grove travel time to work - commute Pine Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pine Grove CDP (based on Wasco County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.95%
Here: 35.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents33.2%11.6%8.7%6.5%5.7%
Congregations9.7%6.5%6.5%3.2%9.7%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.1%4.8%4.4%4.1%15.9%
Congregations9.7%3.2%3.2%3.2%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Wasco County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

11.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wasco County:

29.2%
Oregon:

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

13.8%
State:

14.2%

7.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Oregon average:

8.89%

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:
from Hood River County, OR  1.19% ($35,716 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.75% ($31,383)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.54% ($39,163)


7.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Oregon average:

7.91%

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:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.85% ($29,132 average AGI)
to Hood River County, OR  0.66% ($36,453)
to Klickitat County, WA  0.60% ($40,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pine Grove:

  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBND (1110 AM; 13 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pine Grove:

  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWLZ-FM (96.5 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KWSO (91.9 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: CONFEDERATED TRIBES WARM SPRINGS REV)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWRX (88.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: ST BD OF HIGHER ED FOR THE UN OF OR)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Clear Lake Butte (Lat: 45.156722 Lon: -121.718944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: KNAU346
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.830 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2004, Expiration Date: 05/15/2014
    Registrant: Wheelers Communicaitons Co, 3400 West 6th, The Dalles, OR 97058, Phone: (541) 296-3500, Fax: (541) 296-1967, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Pine Grove At&t Site Sw Of (Lat: 45.087056 Lon: -121.400333), Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WPJA275
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 12/30/2019
    Registrant: Oregon Wireless Group, 455 Airport Rd Se, Bldg C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2897, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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