Sisters-Millican, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 30,810.
Males: 15,551  (50.5%)
Females: 15,259  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Oregon median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 97707

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,792 (it was $41,157 in 2000)
Sisters-Millican:

$46,792
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,131 (it was $23,050 in 2000)

Sisters-Millican CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $224,597 (it was $134,300 in 2000)
Sisters-Millican:

$224,597
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $425,576; Detached houses: $502,862; Townhouses or other attached units: $510,079; In 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,778; Mobile homes: $194,790; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $168,474
Sisters-Millican races chart
  • White alone - 22,154 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 560 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 346 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 188 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 117 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 31 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sisters-Millican: 207.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 2547.6 square miles.

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

For population 25 years and over in Sisters-Millican:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sisters-Millican CCD:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

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

Sisters-Millican CCD:  1.1% ($1,456)
Oregon:  1.2% ($1,687)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (12.4 miles , pop. 52,029).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (120.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (696.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sunriver, OR (1.5 miles ), Three Rivers, OR (2.3 miles ), Deschutes River Woods, OR (2.7 miles ), Seventh Mountain, OR (2.9 miles) , Tetherow, OR (3.2 miles) , Bend, OR (3.5 miles ), La Pine, OR (3.7 miles ), Tumalo, OR (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.89 N, Longitude: 121.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Sisters-Millican household income distribution Sisters-Millican home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Sisters-Millican: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sisters-Millican, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sisters-Millican-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 400% 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 306.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from Sisters-Millican 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 242.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 415.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 280.5 miles away from Sisters-Millican center, causing $75,000,000 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 259.0 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 Deschutes County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Sisters-Millican:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BEND, OR)
  • CASCADE VIEW NURSING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BEND, OR)
  • PILOT BUTTE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BEND, OR)
  • HARMONY HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BEND, OR)
  • ST CHARLES MEDICAL CENTER - BEND Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BEND, OR)
  • ST CHARLES HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BEND, OR)
  • NEWBERRY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LA PINE, OR)

Amtrak stations near Sisters-Millican:

  • 5 miles: SUNRIVER (SUNRIVER CENTER RESORT(FRONT), 1 CENTER) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.
  • 14 miles: BEND (2045 US HWY 20) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 16 miles: LA PINE (CHEVERON GAS STA., 16515 REED RD. AT 97) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sisters-Millican:

  • Central Oregon Community College (about 13 miles; Bend, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,217)
  • Lane Community College (about 83 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 85 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 99 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Oregon State University (about 105 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Willamette University (about 109 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 109 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

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Notable locations in Sisters-Millican: Gist (A), Quinn River Boat Ramp (B), Indian Ford (C), Browns Mountain Boat Ramp (D), Cow Meadow Boat Ramp (E), East Lake Resort (F), Lava Flow Recreation Site (G), Elk Lake Pack Station (H), Elk Lake Guard Station (I), Lava Lake Boat Rental (J), Bates Ranch (K), Pine Mountain Recreation Site (L), Sparks Lake Recreation Site (M), China Hat Recreation Site (N), Upper Three Creek Sno-Park (O), Besson Boating Site (P), Sand Spring Recreation Site (Q), Charlton Lake Shelter (R), Tenino Boat Launch (S), Wickiup Butte Recreation Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sisters Cemetery (1), Improved Order of Redmen Cemetery (2), Billy Quinn Grave (3), Masten Cemetery (4), Breese Cemetery (5), Harper Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: North Twin Lake (A), George Lake (B), Gleneden Lake (C), Golden Lake (D), Goldeneye Lake (E), Green Lakes (F), Harlequin Lake (G), Heather Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Goose Creek (B), Fall River (C), Fall Creek (D), Dutchman Creek (E), Dry Creek (F), Rimrock Creek (G), Deer Creek (H), Davis Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sisters-Millican include: Cliff Clemens Park (1), Shevlin Park (2), Horse Ridge Natural Area (3), Pringle Falls Research Natural Area (4), La Pine State Park (5), Squaw Creek Wild and Scenic River (6), Buck Run City Park (7), Creekside City Park (8), Harold Barclay City Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Deschutes 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 2010 was 37.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 4.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.51
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.9%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.1%
Whole state:

11.6%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

5.0%

People in group quarters in Sisters-Millican in 2010:

  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
8 people in other group homes in 2000

Sisters-Millican compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Sisters-Millican CCD (based on Deschutes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.87%
Here: 26.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents32.0%14.4%11.0%4.5%4.1%
Congregations5.3%5.3%10.6%8.5%6.4%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%3.6%3.5%3.3%19.9%
Congregations4.3%2.1%4.3%5.3%47.9%
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: 34
Deschutes County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Deschutes County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Deschutes County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 192
Here:

12.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Deschutes County:

17.3%
Oregon:

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

9.6%
State:

14.2%

7.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($314 average AGI)
Deschutes County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.46% ($44,693 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.40% ($45,695)
from Crook County, OR  0.32% ($52,578)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($195 average AGI)
Deschutes County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.52% ($31,274 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.39% ($44,946)
to Lane County, OR  0.34% ($28,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sisters-Millican:

  • KICE (940 AM; 10 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KBND (1110 AM; 13 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 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.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sisters-Millican:

  • KQAK (105.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • KXIX (94.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • K266AI (101.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205BJ (88.9 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON(ACTING BY & THROUGH THE ST BD OF HIGHER EDU))
  • KMTK (99.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWPK-FM (104.1 FM; SISTERS, OR; Owner: THUNDEREGG WIRELESS, L.L.C.)
  • KTWS (98.3 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KLRR (107.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOAB-FM (91.3 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSJJ (102.9 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KVLB (90.5 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208CV (89.5 FM; TUMALO, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNLR (97.5 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: TERRY A. COWAN)
  • KMGX (100.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KWRX (88.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: ST BD OF HIGHER ED FOR THE UN OF OR)
  • K257DT (99.3 FM; SUNRIVER, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K215ED (90.9 FM; SUNRIVER, OR; Owner: OREGON ST. BD. OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sisters-Millican:

  • KOAB-TV (Channel 3; BEND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K62AJ (Channel 62; SUNRIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K57CH (Channel 57; SUNRIVER, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVZ (Channel 21; BEND, OR; Owner: NPG OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K32CC (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY RANCH,ETC, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K34AI (Channel 34; NORTH LaPINE, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K38DT (Channel 38; NORTH LaPINE, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)

Sisters-Millican on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #98 (97707) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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