Redwood, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 2,627. Population change since 2000: -55.0%
Males: 1,330  (50.6%)
Females: 1,297  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97527.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,880 (it was $33,310 in 2000)
Redwood:

$38,880
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,984 (it was $15,025 in 2000)

Redwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $218,935 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Redwood:

$218,935
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $243,222; Detached houses: $280,329; Mobile homes: $103,091

Median gross rent in 2012: $981.

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  • White alone - 2,851 (90.5%)
  • Hispanic - 198 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Redwood: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.2%), English (14.5%), Irish (13.3%), French (6.0%), Dutch (5.6%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 4.84 square miles.

Population density: 543 people per square mile   (low).

Redwood,OR real estate house value index trend

Redwood, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Redwood:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Redwood CDP:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

49 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,358 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,235 (0.8%)

Redwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (27.2 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (209.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (637.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grants Pass, OR (1.7 miles ), Harbeck-Fruitdale, OR (1.8 miles ), Fruitdale, OR (2.0 miles ), New Hope, OR (2.0 miles ), Merlin, OR (2.6 miles ), Rogue River, OR (3.3 miles ), Wilderville, OR (3.3 miles ), Foots Creek, OR (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 123.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Redwood household income distribution Redwood home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Redwood, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Redwood-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 447% 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 163.7 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 102.3 miles away from Redwood center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 306.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 122.3 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 147.6 miles away from Redwood center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 158.3 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 Josephine County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Redwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Redwood:

  • ASANTE THREE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • REDWOOD DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • LOVEJOY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • RIVERSIDE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • THREE RIVERS HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • ROYALE GARDENS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • ROYALE GARDENS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRANTS PASS, OR)

Amtrak station near Redwood:

  • 5 miles: GRANTS PASS (460 NE AGNESS AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Redwood:

  • Rogue Community College (about 1 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 39 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 83 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Lane Community College (about 112 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • Humboldt State University (about 113 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • University of Oregon (about 114 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 127 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)

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Notable location: Schroeder Park Boat Ramp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Allen Creek (A), Sand Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Redwood: Schroeder County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 31.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.5%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.3%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
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: 0.1% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
57 people in other group homes in 2000

Redwood compared to Oregon 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Redwood travel time to work - commute Redwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)

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 Redwood CDP (based on Josephine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.11%
Here: 20.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents17.3%16.7%11.7%10.2%3.9%
Congregations4.8%11.1%6.3%9.5%3.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents3.6%3.5%3.1%3.1%26.9%
Congregations1.6%4.8%4.8%1.6%52.4%
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: 19
Josephine County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Josephine County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 68
Here:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Josephine County:

24.4%
Oregon:

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

10.9%
State:

14.2%

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($314 average AGI)
Josephine County:

0.06%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, OR  1.20% ($30,343 average AGI)
from Douglas County, OR  0.20% ($33,125)
from Lane County, OR  0.19% ($21,170)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Josephine County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, OR  1.34% ($28,795 average AGI)
to Lane County, OR  0.26% ($22,149)
to Douglas County, OR  0.22% ($23,419)

Strongest AM radio stations in Redwood:

  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLVB (730 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, OR)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Redwood:

  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K241AG (96.1 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K284AF (104.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K257BP (99.3 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K217BZ (91.3 FM; GRANTS PASS, ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KRRM (94.7 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: SHIRLEY M. BELL)
  • K290AF (105.9 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K266AC (101.1 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201DI (88.1 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOR (90.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUC.)
  • K222AF (92.3 FM; AZALEA, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Redwood:

  • K50FW (Channel 50; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLN (Channel 30; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: BETTER LIFE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K47GI (Channel 47; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: BETTER LIFE TELEVISION)
  • KOBI (Channel 5; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54DM (Channel 54; GRANTS PASS, ETC., OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K20DT (Channel 20; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K45ED (Channel 45; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: BROADCASTING LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K22FC (Channel 22; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: BETTER LIFE TELEVISION)
  • K15BP (Channel 15; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SODA MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K59DU (Channel 59; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K18AN (Channel 18; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K04EY (Channel 4; GRANTS PASS, ETC., OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K12KX (Channel 12; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Ronald Heron, Sw 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 34 (Lat: 42.485778 Lon: -123.510639), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Kevin Hippner, Sw 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 34 (Lat: 42.485778 Lon: -123.510639), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WEST GRANTS PASS, Sw 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 34 (Lat: 42.485778 Lon: -123.510639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQMM701
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2010, Expiration Date: 09/24/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

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