For population 25 years and over in Vale:
For population 15 years and over in Vale city:
166 residents are foreign born (10.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,184 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (44.1 miles , pop. 51,867).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (281.8 miles , pop. 224,220).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (687.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: West Vale, OR (2.5 miles ), Malheur Junction, OR (3.2 miles ), Owyhee, OR (3.7 miles ), Ontario, OR (3.7 miles ), Nyssa, OR (3.8 miles ), Fruitland, ID (4.0 miles ), Payette, ID (4.1 miles ), Dead Ox Flat, OR (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 117.24 W
Area code: 541
Population change in the 1990s: +455 (+29.9%).
Work and jobs in Vale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Vale, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Vale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 53% 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 58.8 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 61.9 miles away from Vale center
On 9/29/2005 at 13:50:15, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/28/2005 at 05:27:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/28/2005 at 23:20:45, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from Vale center
On 10/2/2005 at 01:10:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Malheur County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle schools in Vale:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Vale and their reported violations in the past:WILLOW CREEK STORE/CAFE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.0%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
88 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
29 people in nursing homes in 2000
Vale compared to Oregon state average:
Banks with branches in Vale (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Vale (based on Malheur County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vale government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Vale government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Vale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,522 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,465 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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,334
Total average daily truck traffic: 929
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 8,787
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Vale, OR)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vale)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Vale, OR