Poe Valley, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 1,470.
Males: 749  (51.0%)
Females: 721  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 97625

Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,294 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Poe Valley:

$45,294
OR:

$54,148

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,509 (it was $13,169 in 2000)

Poe Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $174,142 (it was $100,400 in 2000)
Poe Valley:

$174,142
OR:

$264,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $203,085; Detached houses: $225,164; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,231; In 2-unit structures: $135,861; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $222,625; Mobile homes: $105,938; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $38,278
  • Races in Poe Valley, OR (2000)

    Poe Valley races chart
    • 1,20485.3%White alone
    • 1339.4%Hispanic
    • 443.1%Two or more races
    • 151.1%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Poe Valley: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 213.9 square miles.

Population density: 6.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Poe Valley, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Poe Valley:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poe Valley CCD:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Poe Valley CCD:  0.8% ($785)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)
Poe Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (67.0 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (224.5 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (590.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bonanza, OR (2.9 miles ), Altamont, OR (3.0 miles ), Klamath Falls, OR (3.4 miles ), Merrill, OR (3.9 miles ), Malin, OR (4.2 miles ), Tulelake, CA (4.5 miles ), Langell, OR (5.0 miles ), Newell, CA (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 121.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Poe Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Poe Valley, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Poe Valley-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 471% 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 232.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 303.2 miles away from Poe Valley center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 242.6 miles away from the city 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 161.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 184.8 miles away from Poe Valley center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 230.1 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 Klamath County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Poe Valley:

  • KLAMATH REGIONAL REHAB CT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)
  • OREGON HEALTH CARE-HIGHLAND (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)
  • KLAMATH HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)
  • SKY LAKES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)
  • C AND N HOME HEALTH CARE - HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)
  • KLAMATH FALLS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; KLAMATH FALLS, OR)

Amtrak station near Poe Valley:

  • 11 miles: KLAMATH FALLS (1600 OAK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poe Valley:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 12 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,900)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 59 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Rogue Community College (about 95 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Shasta College (about 119 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 127 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Lane Community College (about 144 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 147 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)

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Notable locations in Poe Valley: Janssen Ranch (A), Edgewood Ranch (B), Drews Ranch (C), Dairy Siding (D), Dairy Pump (E), Bodnar Ranch (F), Town of Bonanza Sewage Treatment Lagoons (G), Egert Place (H), Klamath County Library Bonanza Branch (I), Bonanza Town Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Johnny Lake (A), Short Lake (B), Swan Lake (C), Alkali Lake (D), Oberman Reservoir (E), Keyser Reservoir (F), Barton Reservoir (G), C C Porter Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Edgewood Creek (A), Fisher Creek (B), Rattlesnake Creek (C), Simms Creek (D), Janssen Spring Creek (E), Wright Creek (F), Wildhorse Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Poe Valley: Stevenson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Klamath 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.7%
Whole state:

11.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.0%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Oregon average:

11.5

Poe Valley travel time to work - commute Poe Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Poe Valley CCD (based on Klamath County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,94563
Catholic4,4607
Other3,67714
Mainline Protestant2,21814
Black Protestant301
None48,050-
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: 16
Klamath County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Klamath County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Klamath County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Klamath County:

25.0%
Oregon:

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

12.0%
State:

14.2%

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Klamath County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, OR  0.41% ($25,044 average AGI)
from Siskiyou County, CA  0.24% ($27,833)
from Lane County, OR  0.24% ($22,302)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($383 average AGI)
Klamath County:

0.06%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, OR  0.49% ($32,360 average AGI)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.33% ($39,187)
to Lane County, OR  0.27% ($30,541)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poe Valley:

  • KKJX (960 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAGO (1150 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFLS (1450 AM; 1 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poe Valley:

  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSKF (90.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: ST OF OREGON ACT BY ST BOARD OF HIGH ED)
  • K210BY (89.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KLMF (88.5 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION)
  • KFLS-FM (96.5 FM; TULELAKE, CA; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLAD-FM (92.5 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYSF (102.9 FM; BONANZA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFEG (104.7 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: COVE ROAD PUBLISHING LLC)
  • KAGO-FM (99.5 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKLJ (88.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRAT (97.7 FM; ALTAMONT, OR; Owner: GEORGE J. WADE)
  • KTEC (89.5 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K201CK (88.1 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Poe Valley:

  • KOTI (Channel 2; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTS (Channel 22; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • KDKF (Channel 31; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: SODA MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K39DP (Channel 39; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K44DZ (Channel 44; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: BROADCASTING LICENSES, L.P.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (42%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Poe Valley compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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