Port Orford, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 1,142 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 544  (47.7%)
Females: 598  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

61.7 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97465.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,954 (it was $23,289 in 2000)
Port Orford:

$30,954
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,711 (it was $16,442 in 2000)

Port Orford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $196,422 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Port Orford:

$196,422
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $366,768; detached houses: $433,182; townhouses or other attached units: $291,846; in 2-unit structures: $247,366; mobile homes: $194,944; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $17,981

Median gross rent in 2017: $639.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Orford: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.7%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Orford, OR (2010)
    • 1,01789.8%White alone
    • 494.3%Hispanic
    • 343.0%Two or more races
    • 161.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 40.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Port Orford, Oregon as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Orford is 1,277 to 1.



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

4.37
Oregon average:

1.53
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Port Orford, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (22.7%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.4%), Ukrainian (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%), American (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 712 people per square mile   (low).

Port Orford, Oregon map

41 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.8% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,198 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,602 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (88.2 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (205.5 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (684.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Langlois, OR (3.5 miles),
Nesika Beach, OR (4.2 miles ),
Powers, OR (4.8 miles ),
Gold Beach, OR (4.9 miles ),
Agness, OR (4.9 miles),
Bandon, OR (5.1 miles ),
Myrtle Point, OR (5.3 miles ),
Pistol River, OR (5.8 miles)

Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 124.50 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Port Orford, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Orford, OR in 2017
Port Orford satellite photo by USGS

Port Orford tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +142 (+14.0%).
Most common industries in Port Orford, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.8%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Port Orford, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (12.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Art and design workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Port Orford, Oregon

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Port Orford, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Port Orford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 414% 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 151.9 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 113.9 miles away from the city 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 88.9 miles away from Port Orford 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, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from Port Orford center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 162.2 miles away from Port Orford 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 Curry County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Orford:

  • Rogue Community College (about 61 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 100 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Lane Community College (about 115 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 115 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Humboldt State University (about 132 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Oregon State University (about 140 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 143 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Public high school in Port Orford:

Public elementary/middle school in Port Orford:

See full list of schools located in Port Orford

Library in Port Orford:

  • PORT ORFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,950; Location: 1421 OREGON ST; 22,154 books; 41 e-books; 1,894 audio materials; 1,348 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 46 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Orford: Port Orford Water Treatment Plant (A), Port Orford Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Port Orford Community Ambulance (C), Port Orford Volunteer Fire Department (D), Port Orford Municipal Court (E), Port Orford Public Works (F), Port Orford Public Library (G), Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum (H), Port Orford City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Orford include: First Community Church of Port Orford (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Buffington Memorial Park (1), Tichenor Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Gold Run Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Port Orford: Battle Rock Wayside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Art Image (Art Museums; 351 Sixth St), Chamber of Commerce - Port Orford (502 Battlerock City Park), Port Orford Visitor's Center (502 Deady), Cape Blanco Lighthouse-Greeting Center (Tours & Charters; 91100 Cape Blanco Road).

Hotels: Castaway by the Sea (545 5th), Arizona Beach Lodge (37015 Arizona Ranch Road), Port Orford Inn (1035 Oregon), Shoreline Motel (206 6th Street), Battle Rock Motel (Highway 101 South), Sea Crest Motel (44 Highway 101).

Curry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

OPRD CAPE BLANCO STATE PARK (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OPRD HUMBUG MTN CAMP-O/N (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
OPRD HUMBUG MTN SP-DAY (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SEA CREST MOTEL (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2006)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.3%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Port Orford in 2010:

  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

Banks with branches in Port Orford (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: Port Orford Branch at 716 North Highway 101, branch established on 1952/09/05. 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 Port Orford:

Marital status in Port Orford, OR
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 23.2%

For population 25 years and over in Port Orford:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Oregon average:

11.2

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port Orford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Orford, OR (based on Curry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,04325
Catholic1,5603
Other1,2688
Mainline Protestant7107
None16,783-
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: 9
This county:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Curry County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Curry County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

15.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

9.7%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Curry County:

25.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port Orford:

46.8%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Port Orford:

28.9
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Orford:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Port Orford:

37.0%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Port Orford:

54.8%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Orford:

73.6%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Orford, OR 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 3$11,690$46,7600$0
Water Supply 3$9,952$39,8080$0
Sewerage 2$6,836$41,0160$0
Financial Administration 2$8,228$49,3681$2,430
Other Government Administration 1$4,500$54,0001$1,256
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,072
Totals for Government 11$41,206$44,9523$4,758

Port Orford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $281,000 ($246.06)
    Sewerage: $274,000 ($239.93)
    Police Protection: $225,000 ($197.02)
    General - Other: $143,000 ($125.22)
    Regular Highways: $132,000 ($115.59)
    Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($103.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($70.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($51.66)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($43.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($21.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($119.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($35.90)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($14.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $541,000 ($473.73)

Port Orford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $453,000 ($396.67)
    Other: $63,000 ($55.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($6.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $141,000 ($123.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($20.14)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $365,000 ($319.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($54.29)
    Other: $55,000 ($48.16)
    General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($26.27)
  • Tax - Property: $372,000 ($325.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $50,000 ($43.78)
    Other License: $30,000 ($26.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($7.88)

Port Orford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,406,000 ($2982.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,325,000 ($2911.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000 ($84.06)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($13.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000 ($547.29)

10.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.11%
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 Del Norte County, CA  0.62% ($61,927 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.54% ($35,000)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.33% ($97,862)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
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 Coos County, OR  0.65% ($22,696 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.59% ($49,392)
to Del Norte County, CA  0.37% ($51,219)

Businesses in Port Orford, OR

  • Circle K: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Orford:

  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Orford:

  • K207BQ (89.3 FM; PORT ORFORD, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K213BU (90.5 FM; PORT ORFORD, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KOOZ (94.1 FM; MYRTLE POINT, OR; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KBDN (96.5 FM; BANDON, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGBR (92.7 FM; GOLD BEACH, OR; Owner: ST. MARIE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSOR (90.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUC.)
  • K222AF (92.3 FM; AZALEA, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K210DM (89.9 FM; COOS BAY, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KURY-FM (95.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KACW (107.3 FM; NORTH BEND, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Port Orford:

  • K08AK (Channel 8; PORT ORFORD, ETC., OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K14GT (Channel 14; PORT ORFORD, OR; Owner: SODA MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K61BU (Channel 61; PORT ORFORD, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 233ft / 70.7mTotal length
  • $3,484,000Total costs
  • 21,300Total average daily traffic
  • 4,047Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,000Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Orford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Winsmuir 9 Km N (Lat: 42.858444 Lon: -124.505111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 16 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: KOA328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.665 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 09/24/2024, Certifier: David A Smith, Registrant: Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative, Inc., 43050 Highway 101, Port Orford, OR 97465, Phone: (541) 332-3931, Email:
  • Lat: 42.745639 Lon: -124.497306, Call Sign: WQIV920,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2018, Certifier: Mary O Loan, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Orford)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Port Orford, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3272.3 years
Robert2375.1 years
John2073.7 years
Charles1580.8 years
Mary1571.5 years
Carl1480.2 years
William1474.7 years
Donald1376.4 years
Edward1376.1 years
Raymond1170.3 years
Most common last names in Port Orford, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1971.1 years
Miller1076.5 years
Johnson978.8 years
White785.8 years
Nelson686.3 years
Baker572.6 years
Kirby570.6 years
Marsh584.0 years
Thomas576.8 years
Taylor580.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Orford, OR
  • 71.2%Electricity
  • 22.0%Wood
  • 3.9%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Orford, OR
  • 90.7%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel


Port Orford compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Port Orford on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hungary (population 500+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #57 (97465) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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