Rainier, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 1,982 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.5%
 
Males: 1,016  (51.3%)
Females: 966  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97048.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,977 (it was $41,949 in 2000)
Rainier:

$53,977
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,419 (it was $18,511 in 2000)

Rainier city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,626 (it was $125,100 in 2000)
Rainier:

$200,626
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $244,376; detached houses: $243,868; townhouses or other attached units: $449,278; mobile homes: $126,188

Median gross rent in 2017: $811.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rainier: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.0%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Rainier, OR (2017)
    • 1,74481.5%White alone
    • 1497.0%Hispanic
    • 1296.0%Two or more races
    • 582.7%American Indian alone
    • 301.4%Asian alone
    • 221.0%Black alone

Races in Rainier 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 Rainier, Oregon as of January 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rainier is 507 to 1.


Crime rates in Rainier by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2010

2011

2013

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)
2
(104.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.2)
1
(53.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(54.9)
2
(108.3)
4
(219.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(101.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(987.9)
20
(1,083)
9
(494.5)
9
(500.6)
15
(783.3)
6
(318.0)
11
(575.0)
11
(572.6)
5
(254.1)
7
(351.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(1,701)
19
(1,029)
24
(1,319)
27
(1,502)
34
(1,775)
33
(1,749)
35
(1,830)
38
(1,978)
27
(1,372)
26
(1,305)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(219.5)
3
(162.5)
7
(384.6)
4
(222.5)
9
(470.0)
4
(212.0)
8
(418.2)
9
(468.5)
1
(50.8)
5
(251.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.2)
2
(109.9)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(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)165.8167.9162.1112.9179.1135.7356.0156.797.196.9

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City-data.com crime index in Rainier, OR

Crime rate in Rainier 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:

2.51
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (17.5%), European (8.1%), American (6.3%), English (5.8%), Norwegian (3.1%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,227 people per square mile   (low).

Rainier, Oregon map

164 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.7%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,416 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,804 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (35.5 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (41.8 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (864.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Longview, WA (1.9 miles ),
Prescott, OR (2.0 miles),
Kelso, WA (2.0 miles ),
West Longview, WA (2.4 miles ),
Longview Heights, WA (2.5 miles ),
West Side Highway, WA (2.6 miles ),
Goble, OR (2.7 miles ),
Kalama, WA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 46.09 N, Longitude: 122.94 W

Area code: 503

Distribution of median household income in Rainier, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rainier, OR in 2017
Rainier satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in Rainier, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Paper (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Utilities (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (13.7%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Utilities (9.1%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Rainier, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Rainier, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.1. This is about average.

City:

64.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.29. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.29
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rainier-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 177% 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 82.9 miles away from Rainier 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 71.3 miles away from Rainier 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 89.7 miles away from Rainier center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 395.2 miles away from Rainier 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 327.9 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 351.1 miles away from Rainier 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 Columbia County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rainier topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rainier:

  • AMERICANA HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PARK ROYAL HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACEHEALTH DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • MONTICELLO MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)

Amtrak station near Rainier:

  • 4 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rainier:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 4 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Clark College (about 35 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 38 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 39 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Pacific University (about 41 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Portland State University (about 42 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Centralia College (about 44 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)

Public high schools in Rainier:

Public elementary/middle school in Rainier:

See full list of schools located in Rainier

Library in Rainier:

  • RAINIER CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,772; Location: 106 B ST; 7,250 books; 400 audio materials; 475 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rainier: Rainier Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Rainier City Boat Launch (B), Rainier Transit Center Park and Ride (C), Rainier Transit Center (D), Avon (E), Columbia River Fire and Rescue Rainier Station (F), Rainier City Hall (G), Rainier Public Works (H), Rainier Municipal Court (I), Rainier City Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rainier include: Rainier United Methodist Church (A), Rainier Church of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Fox Creek (A), Nice Creek (B), Owl Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Red Mill Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Rainier Budget Inn (120 A Street West).

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

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

DEER POINTE MEADOWS (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 69 regular monitoring violations
GOBLE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
RAINIER CONGREGATION OF JW (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
J & M MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 135 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Rainier (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Rainier Branch at 203 A Street East, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Rainier:

Marital status in Rainier, OR
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rainier:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Oregon average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rainier, OR (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26947
Other2,83511
Catholic1,3774
Mainline Protestant1,3429
None39,528-
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
Columbia County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Columbia County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Columbia County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

30.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.7%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.6%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rainier:

45.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Rainier:

29.9
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rainier:

24.0%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.8%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.7%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Rainier:

78.2%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rainier, 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 5$30,418$73,0030$0
Sewerage 2$8,135$48,8100$0
Financial Administration 1$6,349$76,1880$0
Police - Other 1$3,246$38,9520$0
Local Libraries 1$2,756$33,0720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$340
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,589
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$891
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,536
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,989
Totals for Government 10$50,904$61,08518$10,345

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $90,000 ($45.41)
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000 ($23.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $670,000 ($338.04)
    Water Utilities: $466,000 ($235.12)
    Sewerage: $428,000 ($215.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000 ($74.17)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($63.57)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($58.53)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($32.80)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($29.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($28.25)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($24.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000 ($21.70)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($18.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $267,000 ($134.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $39,000 ($19.68)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($4.04)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $955,000 ($481.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000 ($65.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $797,000 ($402.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $145,000 ($73.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($26.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $34,000 ($17.15)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $148,000 ($74.67)
    Royalties: $32,000 ($16.15)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($5.05)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($4.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $900,000 ($454.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $237,000 ($119.58)
    General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($23.21)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.02)
  • Tax - Property: $1,307,000 ($659.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000 ($41.88)
    Other License: $62,000 ($31.28)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($10.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,513,000 ($5808.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,889,000 ($5493.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $624,000 ($314.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,955,000 ($986.38)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $364,000 ($183.65)

8.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
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 Washington County, OR  2.30% ($56,125 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  1.89% ($52,876)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.48% ($48,560)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
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 Washington County, OR  1.05% ($51,396 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.76% ($42,239)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.58% ($44,849)

Businesses in Rainier, OR

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rainier:

  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; KELSO, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEDO (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rainier:

  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; KELSO, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rainier:

  • K36DG (Channel 36; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K68DZ (Channel 68; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • Rainier, Oregon
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Oregon average
  • Fatal accident count3361
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4932
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1417
  • Fatalities3794
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents8960
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents296
See more detailed statistics of Rainier fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 630ft / 192mTotal length
  • $3,682,000Total costs
  • 40,584Total average daily traffic
  • 4,502Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,124Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rainier, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rainier, OR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rainier)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rainier, OR)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (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:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rainier)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3875Z , Serial Number: 18-7665, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald O Zimmerman, 29090 Zimmerman Rd, Rainier, OR 97048
  • Aircraft: SIMPSON LAURENCE RAY AMPHIBEOUS TRIKE (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 440LS , Serial Number: H20041, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Larry J Gates, Po Box 535, Rainier, OR 97048
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73BT , Serial Number: 18051606, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce Timpe, 30343 Brownlee Rd, Rainier, OR 97048
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7826V , Serial Number: 448, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Squillace, 30343 Brownlee Rd, Rainier, OR 97048
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5559G , Serial Number: 15071059, Year manufactured: 1969, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy G Kirkpatrick, 26915 Hammond Rd, Rainier, OR 97048
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/30/2017

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
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$160,0101$137,1607$154,9631$217,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$163,5800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$209,3801$100,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$168,2650$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9703.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$120,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9703.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rainier, OR
Most common first names in Rainier, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4776.4 years
John3773.8 years
Robert3671.1 years
James3473.7 years
Charles3273.5 years
Mary2874.1 years
George2675.2 years
Frank2077.0 years
Joseph1575.3 years
Harold1474.5 years
Most common last names in Rainier, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2380.6 years
Smith1873.9 years
Davis1570.2 years
Wilson1272.5 years
Brown1174.6 years
Roberts972.9 years
Kellar976.7 years
Thompson979.1 years
Stennick884.6 years
Zimmerman876.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rainier, OR
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rainier, OR
  • 82.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Rainier compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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