Reservation, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 3,016.
Males: 1,458  (48.3%)
Females: 1,558  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,626 (it was $37,827 in 2000)
Reservation:

$51,626
OR:

$54,148

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $20,712 (it was $15,158 in 2000)

Reservation CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $187,739 (it was $108,600 in 2000)
Reservation:

$187,739
OR:

$264,100
  • Races in Reservation, OR (2000)

    Reservation races chart
    • 1,40047.8%American Indian alone
    • 1,36446.6%White alone
    • 802.7%Two or more races
    • 622.1%Hispanic
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Reservation: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 249.4 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Reservation, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Reservation:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reservation CCD:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

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

Reservation CCD:  1.0% ($1,043)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)
Reservation satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (46.5 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (197.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (801.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cayuse, OR (0.7 miles) , Kirkpatrick, OR (2.0 miles) , Mission, OR (2.3 miles ), Adams, OR (2.5 miles ), Tutuilla, OR (2.7 miles ), Gopher Flats, OR (2.8 miles ), Riverside, OR (2.9 miles) , Athena, OR (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.67 N, Longitude: 118.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Reservation, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Reservation-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 258.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 216.9 miles away from Reservation center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 361.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 393.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 215.2 miles away from Reservation 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 212.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Umatilla County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Reservation:

  • ST ANTHONY HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSP HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • PENDLETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • EASTERN OREGON TRAINING CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • EASTERN OREGON PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • AMBER VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)

Amtrak station near Reservation:

  • 11 miles: PENDLETON (320 SW COURT AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reservation:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 32 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 34 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 49 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 90 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 100 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 104 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 114 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)

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Notable locations in Reservation: Bonifer (A), Indian Ceremonial Ground (B), Emigrant Hill Viewpoint (C), Tutuilla Mission (D), Isqúulktpe Creek Overlook (E), Homly (F), Minthorn (G), Deadman Pass Safety Rest Area (H), Indian Agency Headquarters (I), Umatilla Tribal Fire Department (J), Tamastslikt Cultural Institute (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Red Elk Cemetery (1), Tutuilla Presbyterian Indian Mission Cemetery (2), Agency Indian Cemetery (3), Saint Andrews Mission Cemetery (4), Homeli Cemetery (5), Old Agency Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: North Fork McKay Creek (A), Buckaroo Creek (B), Coonskin Creek (C), Cottonwood Creek (D), Meacham Creek (E), East Fork Spring Hollow Creek (F), Mission Creek (G), Moonshine Creek (H), North Coyote Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Umatilla 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 38.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.8%
Whole state:

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

7.4%
Whole state:

5.0%
5 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Oregon average:

11.5

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

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Religion statistics for Reservation CCD (based on Umatilla County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,4026
Evangelical Protestant9,81675
Other5,10717
Mainline Protestant3,57524
None45,989-
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
Umatilla County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Umatilla County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Umatilla County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Umatilla County:

32.4%
Oregon:

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

16.9%
State:

14.2%

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Walla Walla County, WA  0.57% ($28,368 average AGI)
from Morrow County, OR  0.51% ($26,116)
from Benton County, WA  0.32% ($19,877)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Walla Walla County, WA  0.68% ($29,609 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.42% ($42,115)
to Morrow County, OR  0.40% ($31,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reservation:

  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTIX (1240 AM; 1 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reservation:

  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KRBM (90.9 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K201DH (88.1 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Reservation:

  • K59BO (Channel 59; PENDLETON, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Reservation compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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