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Population in 2017: 6,492 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 3,056  (47.1%)
Females: 3,436  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97540.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,244 (it was $29,063 in 2000)
Talent:

$33,244
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,670 (it was $16,271 in 2000)

Talent city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $238,703 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Talent:

$238,703
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $193,657; detached houses: $247,466; townhouses or other attached units: $209,325; mobile homes: $82,764

Median gross rent in 2017: $968.

March 2019 cost of living index in Talent: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Talent, OR (2017)
    • 5,44683.3%White alone
    • 78112.0%Hispanic
    • 1362.1%Asian alone
    • 1292.0%Two or more races
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Talent by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
2
(32.5)
2
(32.1)
3
(47.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
3
(48.7)
2
(32.3)
1
(16.0)
1
(15.6)
4
(61.7)
1
(15.2)
1
(15.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(49.0)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(80.1)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(32.7)
3
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
4
(64.1)
7
(114.2)
3
(48.7)
5
(80.8)
11
(175.7)
12
(187.8)
22
(339.3)
9
(137.2)
10
(152.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(98.1)
13
(211.4)
20
(321.4)
18
(286.3)
12
(192.2)
19
(309.9)
31
(503.4)
12
(193.8)
20
(319.4)
27
(422.5)
21
(323.9)
18
(274.5)
13
(198.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(539.5)
104
(1,691)
96
(1,543)
118
(1,877)
126
(2,019)
173
(2,822)
194
(3,150)
115
(1,858)
120
(1,916)
94
(1,471)
81
(1,249)
93
(1,418)
112
(1,708)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(65.4)
7
(113.8)
3
(48.2)
2
(31.8)
3
(48.1)
4
(65.2)
3
(48.7)
4
(64.6)
13
(207.6)
10
(156.5)
7
(108.0)
9
(137.2)
18
(274.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.6)
2
(32.5)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)68.0132.2118.6139.0134.9180.6218.7135.0163.5151.0203.1131.1146.9

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City-data.com crime index in Talent, OR

Crime rate in Talent detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (13.6%), American (12.3%), Irish (7.3%), English (5.2%), Polish (4.2%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 1635 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 5,150 people per square mile   (average).

Talent, Oregon map

511 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

7.8%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,480 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,678 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (7.6 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (218.5 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (612.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Phoenix, OR (1.7 miles ),
Ashland, OR (2.3 miles ),
Medford, OR (2.7 miles ),
Southwest Jackson, OR (3.1 miles ),
Jacksonville, OR (3.3 miles ),
Central Point, OR (3.4 miles ),
Ruch, OR (3.6 miles ),
White City, OR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 122.78 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Our name speaks for itself

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Distribution of median household income in Talent, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Talent, OR in 2017
Talent satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Talent, OR
Historical housing units in Talent, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +2,709 (+94.1%).
Most common industries in Talent, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Talent, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)

Average climate in Talent, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Talent, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 1.04. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

0.27
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Talent-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 462% 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 178.8 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 110.7 miles away from Talent center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 293.5 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 146.8 miles away from the city 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 148.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 179.2 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 Jackson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Talent topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Talent:

  • ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, OR)
  • LINDA VISTA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, OR)
  • LINDA VISTA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, OR)
  • ROGUE VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MEDFORD, OR)
  • ROGUE VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MEDFORD, OR)
  • ROGUE VALLEY DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MEDFORD, OR)
  • HEARTHSTONE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MEDFORD, OR)

Amtrak stations near Talent:

  • 6 miles: ASHLAND (STATE HWY. 99) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 8 miles: MEDFORD (212 N. BARTLETTE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Talent:

  • Southern Oregon University (about 6 miles; Ashland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Rogue Community College (about 34 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 52 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Shasta College (about 115 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Humboldt State University (about 116 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Lane Community College (about 124 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 126 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)

Public elementary/middle schools in Talent:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Talent: Talent Park and Ride (A), Talent Public Works Department Office (B), Talent Municipal Court (C), Talent Historical Society and Museum (D), Talent City Hall (E), Talent Branch Library (F), Camelot Theatre (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wagner Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Talent Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 206 East Main Street), Quick Shop Market #1 (Amusement & Theme Parks; 102 South Pacific Highway).

Hotel: Good Night Inn (210 North Pacific Highway).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Talent and their reported violations in the past:

LAKESHORE VILLA RV PARK (Serves CA, Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-16-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-16-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.4%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.6%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Talent (2011 data):

  • Umpqua Bank: Talent Branch at 201 North Pacific Hwy, branch established on 1980/03/10. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • South Valley Bank & Trust: Talent Branch at 116 W Valley View Rd, branch established on 2008/11/24. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $771.3 mil, headquarters in Klamath Falls, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: South Valley Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Talent:

Marital status in Talent, OR
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Talent:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Talent
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Talent, OR (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,890122
Catholic16,5656
Other10,05744
Mainline Protestant5,25223
Orthodox1002
None145,342-
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: 33
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Jackson County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Jackson County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 199
Jackson County:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

7.9%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

23.2%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Talent:

50.3%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Talent:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Talent:

33.5%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Talent, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$40,362$60,5430$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,860$55,4409$2,102
Water Supply 3$11,516$46,0640$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,614$57,6840$0
Financial Administration 2$10,628$63,7680$0
Police - Other 1$3,176$38,1120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,182$50,1841$542
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$468
Totals for Government 20$93,338$56,00311$3,112

Talent government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $708,000 ($109.06)
    Regular Highways: $420,000 ($64.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $991,000 ($152.65)
    Water Utilities: $714,000 ($109.98)
    Central Staff Services: $290,000 ($44.67)
    Regular Highways: $269,000 ($41.44)
    Financial Administration: $268,000 ($41.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000 ($18.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($5.55)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($6.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $65,000 ($10.01)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $41,000 ($6.32)
    Other - Police Protection: $23,000 ($3.54)
    Other - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($2.16)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($0.92)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.62)
    Other - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($37.58)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.31)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($2.16)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($1.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,240,000 ($191.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $180,000 ($27.73)

Talent government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $216,000 ($33.27)
    Other: $209,000 ($32.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($16.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $434,000 ($66.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $159,000 ($24.49)
    Rents: $31,000 ($4.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($4.78)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($3.54)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($1.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,195,000 ($184.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $331,000 ($50.99)
    General Local Government Support: $131,000 ($20.18)
    Other: $37,000 ($5.70)
  • Tax - Property: $926,000 ($142.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $405,000 ($62.38)
    Other License: $230,000 ($35.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000 ($4.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.77)

Talent government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,997,000 ($923.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,824,000 ($897.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $173,000 ($26.65)

Talent government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,450,000 ($531.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $324,000 ($49.91)

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Josephine County, OR  0.56% ($42,584 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.22% ($42,478)
from Lane County, OR  0.21% ($34,214)


5.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Josephine County, OR  0.60% ($35,002 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.32% ($39,697)
to Lane County, OR  0.26% ($34,033)
Businesses in Talent, OR
NameCountNameCount
Circle K2U-Haul1
Subway1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Talent:

  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSJK (1230 AM; 1 kW; TALENT, OR; Owner: ST. OF OR. ACT & ST. BD. OF HGR ED.)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLVB (730 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, OR)
  • KCMX (880 AM; 1 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAGO (1150 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Talent:

  • KIFS (107.5 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K204CY (88.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K227AA (93.3 FM; ASHLAND, ETC., OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSRG (88.3 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: ST. BOARD OF HIGHER ED/SO. OR ST COL)
  • KSMF (89.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON/STATE BD HIGHER EDUC)
  • K216DR (91.1 FM; CENTRAL POINT, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K209CP (89.7 FM; TALENT, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K284AE (104.7 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K214BO (90.7 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K254AD (98.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZZE (106.3 FM; EAGLE POINT, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMX-FM (101.9 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KRRM (94.7 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: SHIRLEY M. BELL)
  • K290AF (105.9 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Talent:

  • KMVU (Channel 26; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: BROADCASTING LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K34DJ (Channel 34; PHOENIX, ETC., OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K04EO (Channel 4; ASHLAND, ETC., OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KTVL (Channel 10; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K16CU (Channel 16; PHOENIX, TALENT, OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K32DY (Channel 32; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K39EF (Channel 39; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K52EE (Channel 52; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: BETTER LIFE TELEVISION)
Talent fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Talent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.0mTotal length
  • $2,425,000Total costs
  • 212,609Total average daily traffic
  • 30,958Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,150Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Talent, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Talent, OR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Talent)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Work Release Center 5505 S Pacific Hwy (Lat: 42.254583 Lon: -122.793917), Call Sign: WYV310, Licensee ID: L00088033,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.430 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/1998, Expiration Date: 01/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2004, Registrant: County Of Jackson, Courthouse Annex, Medford, OR 97501
  • 104 Valley View Ave Center (Lat: 42.238750 Lon: -122.785861), Call Sign: KOL386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.470 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/13/2025, Registrant: Talent Irrigation District, Talent, OR 97540, Phone: (541) 535-1529, Fax: (541) 535-4108, Email:
  • Belmont Resevoir (Lat: 42.226917 Lon: -122.765556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPUN342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.995 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Kelly A Madding, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • TALENT, Lat: 42.233500 Lon: -122.791000, Call Sign: WQHK780,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2017, Expiration Date: 08/24/2027, Certifier: Lester Naught, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • PO03WO023, 1209 South Pacific Highway (Lat: 42.237139 Lon: -122.769000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQTT296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2014, Expiration Date: 04/08/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PO03743A, 1209 South Pacific Highway (Talent #75687--Pnw) (Lat: 42.237333 Lon: -122.768639), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQVR636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2015, Expiration Date: 04/22/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Talent)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Talent)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$197,1705$179,21820$178,0241$68,8903$188,0472$117,015
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$96,2602$136,5800$00$01$48,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$206,2956$211,6831$29,5801$219,3401$86,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$122,7101$85,0505$182,1940$01$99,5700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$176,2600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$184,9901$280,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Talent, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Talent, OR - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 41 took place in 2002, and the least - 8 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Talent, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.5%), and Outside Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Talent, OR
    • 15852.5%Structure Fires
    • 9732.2%Outside Fires
    • 3511.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 113.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Talent, OR
Most common first names in Talent, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3976.6 years
John3977.8 years
Robert3572.1 years
Charles2675.8 years
George2577.1 years
Mary2582.1 years
Dorothy2276.6 years
James2075.2 years
Richard2071.2 years
Ruth1977.6 years
Most common last names in Talent, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1382.2 years
Johnson1275.2 years
Davis1180.6 years
Taylor1077.0 years
Walker1077.1 years
Nelson1078.3 years
Miller979.6 years
James881.3 years
Young773.9 years
Clark782.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Talent, OR
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 42.0%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Talent, OR
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 33.4%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood


Talent compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
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  • #14 (97540) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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