Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (81.0 miles , pop. 54,693).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (209.1 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (766.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: La Grande, OR (4.1 miles ), Island City, OR (4.4 miles ), North Powder, OR (4.9 miles ), Union, OR (5.0 miles ), Wingville, OR (5.0 miles) , Granite, OR (5.0 miles) , Haines, OR (5.2 miles ), Ukiah, OR (5.3 miles ).
Latitude: 45.17 N, Longitude: 118.37 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 541
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Starkey, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Starkey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Starkey center
On 1/30/2000 at 19:10:23, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/7/1992 at 17:23:17, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 ML, 3.9 MD, Depth: 0.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Starkey center
On 3/22/1997 at 06:05:34, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 0.8 mi) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Starkey:
Amtrak station near Starkey:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starkey:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.68. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
46 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
24 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children in 2000
Starkey compared to Oregon state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Starkey CCD (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,959 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,107 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Starkey:
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