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Population in 2012: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 

Males: 46  (30.5%)
Females: 108  (69.5%)

Median resident age:  64.4 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 97870

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,650 (it was $17,344 in 2000)
Richland:

$19,650
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,335

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,809 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Richland:

$105,809
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,195; Detached houses: $168,269; Mobile homes: $83,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $389.

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  • White alone - 148 (94.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Richland: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Norwegian (16.9%), Irish (14.3%), English (13.0%), French (5.2%), Dutch (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 2203 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,937 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Richland:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 71.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richland city:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 30.0%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $914 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,031 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (87.9 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (271.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (741.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Halfway, OR (2.8 miles ), Eagle Valley, OR (3.3 miles) , Cambridge, ID (5.3 miles ), Huntington, OR (5.4 miles ), Midvale, ID (5.5 miles) , Baker City, OR (5.7 miles ), Council, ID (6.0 miles ), Wallowa Lake, OR (6.1 miles) .

Latitude: 44.77 N, Longitude: 117.17 W

Area code: 541

Richland household income distribution Richland home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-10.9%).

Most common industries for males in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Construction (50%)
  • Utilities (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wood products (14%)
  • Truck transportation (14%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (13%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (10%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Carpenters (14%)
  • Woodworkers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Business operations specialists (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (23%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (17%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)


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Earthquake activity:

Richland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 8.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1995 at 12:20:55, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Richland center
On 11/30/2002 at 09:29:25, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/4/2002 at 00:56:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1998 at 01:48:46, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.7 mi) earthquake occurred 9.3 miles away from Richland center
On 9/28/2005 at 05:27:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baker County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Richland, OR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richland:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 63 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,178)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 87 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Boise State University (about 94 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 106 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 114 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Idaho (about 136 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Washington State University (about 136 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)

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Notable locations in Richland: Eagle Valley Rural Fire Protection District (A), Richland Public Works Department Office (B), Richland City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.1%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Richland, OR

Richland compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Richland travel time to work - commute


Richland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Richland city (based on Baker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.32%
Here33.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents26.7%20.6%9.9%6.9%5.3%
Congregations11.8%11.8%5.9%11.8%5.9%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.9%4.6%4.5%4.3%12.3%
Congregations5.9%8.8%8.8%5.9%23.5%
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: 9
Baker County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Baker County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Baker County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

13.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Baker County:

25.3%
Oregon:

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

13.0%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,145
Water Supply 0$0 2$977
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,122

Richland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $120,000 ($779.22)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($194.81)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($149.35)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($123.38)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($45.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($6.49)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($214.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($19.48)

Richland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,000 ($129.87)
    All Other: $3,000 ($19.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($45.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($32.47)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($25.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($305.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $116,000 ($753.25)
    Highways: $6,000 ($38.96)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($19.48)
    General Support: $3,000 ($19.48)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($51.95)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($32.47)

Richland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($292.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($246.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($45.45)

Richland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $77,000 ($500.00)

8.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Oregon average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, OR  0.74% ($25,975 average AGI)
from Deschutes County, OR  0.42% ($30,174)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.28% ($32,600)


7.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Oregon average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, OR  0.85% ($28,022 average AGI)
to Ada County, ID  0.56% ($25,033)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.35% ($37,211)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richland:

  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richland:

  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K234AD (94.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KDZY (98.3 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KBSK (89.9 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSQ (90.7 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSM (91.7 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUC. (B.S.U.))
  • KMCL-FM (101.1 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: BRUNDAGE MOUNTAIN AIR INC.)
  • K214CF (90.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Richland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi N 5 Mi E (Lat: 44.890722 Lon: -117.114611), Call Sign: KOG564, Licensee ID: L00069492
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2000, Expiration Date: 12/19/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2010
    Registrant: Idaho Power Co, Boise, ID 83707, Phone: (208) 383-2421
  • SPARTA, Above Hwy 86, Off Of Gem Mine Road, Near Richland Oregon (Lat: 44.853333 Lon: -117.344722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WPTF690
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 09/21/2021, Certifier: Terry D Speelman
    Registrant: Baker County Consolidated 911 Dispatch Center, 3410 K St, Baker, OR 97814, Phone: (541) 523-6415, Fax: (541) 523-9219, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: AL7FZ, Licensee ID: L00164202
    Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 12/31/2019
    Registrant: Pete A Martin, 45678 Eagle Creek Road, Richland, OR 97870
  • Call Sign: KA6GVA, Licensee ID: L00810689
    Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 02/11/2014
    Registrant: William V Andrade, 42165 Stanciu Road, Richland, OR 97870
  • Call Sign: KB7MLF, Licensee ID: L00749249
    Grant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/14/2013, Certifier: Karen L Riener
    Registrant: Karen L Riener, 45678 Eagle Creek Rd, Richland, OR 97870
  • Call Sign: KD7CZW
    Grant Date: 10/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2010
    Registrant: Allen J Chapin, 37986 Hwy 86, Richland, OR 97870-6676
  • Call Sign: KG7AAS, Licensee ID: L01750684
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: Arthur W Bingham
    Registrant: Arthur W Bingham, 43579 Old Foot Hill Rd, Richland, OR 97870

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23057 , Serial Number: 981, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Don C English, 43644 Eagle Creek Rd, Richland, OR 97870
  • 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: 4751U , Serial Number: 18051451, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel W Plano, 35826 Sawmill Ln, Richland, OR 97870
  • Aircraft: SHERWOOD THOMAS E RIDGE RUNNER III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 487S , Serial Number: 1011050121
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Sherwood, 43519 Old Foothill Rd, Richland, OR 97870
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61772 , Serial Number: 17264789, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Bret M Story, 42662 Old Foothill Rd, Richland, OR 97870
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64329 , Serial Number: 17265170, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leonard J Knight, 36917 Highway 86, Richland, OR 97870, Other Owners: Sharon Knight
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83096 , Serial Number: 7AC-1753, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Kyle R Ransom, 40271 Highway 86, Richland, OR 97870
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 401 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 988JM , Serial Number: 401-0305, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Del W Donaldson, C/O Connie Forsea Rt 1 Box 90, Richland, OR 97870


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

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