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Population in 2012: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -46.6%
Males: 36  (52.8%)
Females: 34  (47.2%)

Median resident age:  49.6 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 97884

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,143 (it was $27,679 in 2000)
Unity:

$41,143
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,593

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,137 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Unity:

$59,137
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $204,688; Detached houses: $374,091; Mobile homes: $61,346

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  • White alone - 53 (74.6%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (12.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (8.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (4.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Unity: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (24.1%), German (15.5%), Dutch (13.8%), Swedish (10.3%), Irish (6.9%), United States (6.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1972

Elevation: 4000 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 151 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Unity:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Unity city:

  • Never married: 11.3%
  • Now married: 75.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

6 residents are foreign born (11.1% Europe).

This city:  11.1%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $250 (0.4%)

Unity satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (101.0 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (229.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (716.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hereford, OR (3.2 miles) , Sumpter, OR (4.5 miles) , Greenhorn, OR (4.8 miles) , Prairie City, OR (5.1 miles ), Granite, OR (5.2 miles) , Baker City, OR (5.4 miles ), Wingville, OR (5.6 miles) , Brogan, OR (5.8 miles) .

Latitude: 44.45 N, Longitude: 118.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Unity household income distribution Unity home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+48.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (58%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (69%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Life and physical scientists (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (18%)
  • Business operations specialists (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)


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Earthquake activity:

Unity-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 73% smaller 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 63.8 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 96.8 miles away from Unity 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 64.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/1999 at 08:25:03, a magnitude 3.5 (2.7 MB, 3.5 ML, 3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/2000 at 21:20:24, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, 3.3 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from Unity center
On 10/1/2003 at 13:27:35, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.0 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 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 Unity, OR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Unity:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 54 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,178)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 102 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 113 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Boise State University (about 115 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 133 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 148 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 159 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 2,876)

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Notable locations in Unity: Unity Wastewater Treatment Lagoon (A), Unity Volunteer Fire Department (B), Unity 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: 9.4%

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
Whole state:  8.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Unity, OR

Unity compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Unity travel time to work - commute


Unity mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (61%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Unity 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 6$500
Firefighters 0$0 12$800
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$62
Sewerage 0$0 1$225
Water Supply 0$0 1$225
Totals for Government 0$0 21$1,812

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $26,000 ($371.43)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($314.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($157.14)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($100.00)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($57.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($214.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($71.43)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($471.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($400.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($71.43)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($42.86)
    All Other: $1,000 ($14.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($2000.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,000 ($385.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($357.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($1914.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($85.71)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($28.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $79,000 ($1128.57)

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 Unity:

  • 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)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Unity:

  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJDY-FM (94.5 FM; CANYON CITY, OR; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • K214CF (90.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • At Elkhorn Microwave Station; 16.1 Km Nnw Of (Lat: 44.440167 Lon: -118.420222), Structure height: 24.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN332
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Elkhorn Mt Near (Lat: 44.440139 Lon: -118.420194), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNEH812
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2010, Expiration Date: 06/06/2020
    Registrant: 455 Airport Rd Se., Bldg C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2897, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 43.940139 Lon: -118.092667), Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNTX819
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2009, Expiration Date: 01/30/2020
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • ELKORN MTN, Elkorn Mtn 10 Mi Nnw Of (Lat: 44.440139 Lon: -118.420194), Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 24.7 m, Call Sign: WPOP906
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/09/1998, Expiration Date: 05/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2000, Certifier: Richard P Ekstrand
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, 1111 19th Street N.W. Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-3500, Fax: (202) 842-4485, Email:
  • ELK HORN MTN, Elk Horn, 16.1km Nnw Of (Lat: 44.440167 Lon: -118.420139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQDL732
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2005, Expiration Date: 09/26/2015, Certifier: Scott Donlea
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB7RCF, Licensee ID: L00151426
    Grant Date: 09/28/2002, Expiration Date: 12/22/2012
    Registrant: Michael G Cummings, 32336 Rice Rd, Unity, OR 97884-0006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 505X , Serial Number: P21000674, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Construction Company Ccc, Po Box 125, Unity, OR 97884, Other Owners: Ernest C Coneen, Roy L Coneen


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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