West Linn, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 26,703 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.0%
 
Males: 13,028  (48.8%)
Females: 13,675  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97068.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $110,524 (it was $72,010 in 2000)
West Linn:

$110,524
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $52,848 (it was $34,671 in 2000)

West Linn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $512,705 (it was $244,700 in 2000)
West Linn:

$512,705
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $452,072; detached houses: $485,988; townhouses or other attached units: $342,758; in 2-unit structures: $477,541; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $294,198; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $260,121; mobile homes: $121,367; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $18,510

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,506.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Linn: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.3%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for other race residents, 3.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Linn, OR (2017)
    • 22,53683.0%White alone
    • 1,4895.5%Asian alone
    • 1,4125.2%Hispanic
    • 9983.7%Two or more races
    • 4051.5%Black alone
    • 1020.4%American Indian alone
    • 940.3%Other race alone
    • 330.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in West Linn by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
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
(3.9)
5
(19.6)
8
(31.2)
2
(7.9)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.8)
3
(11.7)
3
(11.4)
4
(14.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(11.8)
5
(19.6)
2
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.7)
6
(23.4)
3
(11.8)
2
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(59.1)
15
(58.8)
6
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(23.5)
2
(7.8)
6
(23.6)
1
(3.9)
3
(11.7)
5
(19.1)
17
(63.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(204.9)
61
(239.2)
36
(140.4)
30
(118.6)
23
(90.0)
45
(175.7)
29
(114.3)
34
(133.0)
36
(139.8)
17
(64.9)
33
(122.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
247
(973.4)
226
(886.1)
210
(819.2)
239
(944.7)
237
(926.9)
241
(940.9)
223
(878.8)
211
(825.1)
234
(908.9)
228
(870.2)
192
(712.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(118.2)
12
(47.0)
16
(62.4)
8
(31.6)
11
(43.0)
9
(35.1)
16
(63.1)
4
(15.6)
9
(35.0)
7
(26.7)
9
(33.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(27.6)
2
(7.8)
3
(11.7)
2
(7.9)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.7)
2
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)81.389.379.662.864.464.559.652.960.654.567.6

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City-data.com crime index in West Linn, OR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), American (7.8%), English (7.6%), European (6.3%), Irish (5.8%), Swedish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 128 feet

Land area: 7.39 square miles.

Population density: 3,615 people per square mile   (average).

West Linn, Oregon map

2,617 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.6% Latin America, 1.1% Africa).

This city:

9.6%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,353 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,026 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (2.4 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (812.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Jennings Lodge, OR (1.5 miles ),
Oregon City, OR (1.6 miles ),
Northwest Clackamas, OR (1.6 miles ),
Gladstone, OR (1.7 miles ),
Oak Grove, OR (1.9 miles ),
Oatfield, OR (2.0 miles ),
Stafford, OR (2.0 miles ),
Johnson City, OR (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.37 N, Longitude: 122.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,468 (-31.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,302 (16.4%)

Distribution of median household income in West Linn, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Linn, OR in 2017

Property values in West Linn, OR

West Linn satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in West Linn, OR
Historical housing units in West Linn, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +5,580 (+33.5%).
Most common industries in West Linn, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common occupations in West Linn, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Top executives (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (2.7%)
  • Engineers (2.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in West Linn, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Linn, Oregon average temperatures West Linn, Oregon average precipitation West Linn, Oregon humidity West Linn, Oregon wind speed West Linn, Oregon snowfall West Linn, Oregon sunshine West Linn, Oregon clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.8. This is about average.

City:

78.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.75. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.434
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.13
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

West Linn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from West Linn center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from West Linn center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from West Linn center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 354.6 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 305.9 miles away from the city center
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 290.4 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 Clackamas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Linn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Linn:

  • ROSE LINN CARE CENTER (2330 DEBOK ROAD)
  • WEST LINN DIALYSIS CENTER (19056 WILLAMETTE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Linn:

  • MARY'S WOODS AT MARYLHURST (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAKE OSWEGO, OR)
  • OREGON CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OREGON CITY, OR)
  • AVAMERE REHABILITATION OF CLACKAMAS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GLADSTONE, OR)
  • DSI WILLAMETTE VALLEY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; OREGON CITY, OR)
  • GOLDEN AGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OREGON CITY, OR)
  • PROVIDENCE WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; OREGON CITY, OR)
  • WILLAMETTE FALLS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; OREGON CITY, OR)

Heliports located in West Linn:

Amtrak stations near West Linn:

  • 3 miles: OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)
  • 12 miles: PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Linn:

  • Clackamas Community College (about 5 miles; Oregon City, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,261)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 7 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Portland Community College (about 7 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 7 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • Portland State University (about 11 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 15 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • University of Portland (about 15 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)

Public high school in West Linn:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Linn:

Private elementary/middle school in West Linn:

  • COLUMBIA ACADEMY (Students: 48, Location: 19200 WILLAMETTE DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West Linn

Library in West Linn:

  • WEST LINN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,495,399; Location: 1595 BURNS ST; 86,212 books; 15,324 audio materials; 13,307 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 245 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nice website! You might add Marylhurst University to the list as it is two blocks outside the West Linn city limits Marylhurst University http://www.marylhurst.edu/ 17600 Pacific Highway (Hwy. 43) STUDENT ENROLLMENT Figures from Week 3, Fall 2005. Undergrad 892 Men 28% Grad 385 Women 72% TOTAL 1277 Minority 4% P.O. Box 261 Marylhurst, OR 97036-0261

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Linn: Emmanuel United Presbyterian Church Park and Ride (A), Lake Oswego Water Treatment Plant (B), Bingham Landing (C), Cedaroak Boat Ramp (D), Bernert Landing Boat Ramp (E), Willamette Falls Viewpoint (F), McLean House (G), Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Station 359 Sunset (H), West Linn City Hall (I), West Linn Municipal Court (J), West Linn Public Library (K), West Linn Public Works (L), Willamette Falls Locks and Museum (M), Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Station 23 Robinhood (N), Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Station 59 Willamette (O), Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Station 58 West Linn Bolton (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Robinwood Center Shopping Center (1), River Falls Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Linn include: Truth in Love Ministries (A), West Linn Lutheran Church (B), Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (C), Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of the World (D), New Life Church (E), Beit Haverim (F), Willamette United Methodist Church (G), Willamette Christian Church (H), South Park Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Tualatin River (A), Clackamas River (B), Tanner Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Linn include: West Bridge Park (1), Bottom School Park (2), Burns Island Park (3), West Bridge Park (4), Hammerle Park (5), Wilderness Park (6), Sunset Park (7), Camassia Conservancy (8), Willamette Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: M & M Publishing (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; PO Box 135).

Hotels: Phoenix Inn Suites - Wilsonville (29769 Southwest Boones Ferry Road), Oakwood Corporate Housing (22447 Skyview Drive).

Court: Hooley Darlene Congresswoman (21570 Willamette Drive).

Birthplace of: Cole Gillespie - Baseball player, Matthew Kampfe - College basketball player (Jacksonville Dolphins).

Clackamas 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 West Linn and their reported violations in the past:

GREEN ACRES MHP - UMATILLA CO (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2007)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
MOSSY BRAE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-26-2012 to JAN-15-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-31-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2014)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
SANDELIE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Linn that have no violations reported:

  • WANKERS CORNER SALOON & STORE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.4%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in West Linn in 2010:

  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in West Linn in 2000:

  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in West Linn (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: West Linn Branch at 18900 Willamette Drive, branch established on 1999/03/08. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • KeyBank National Association: West Linn Branch at 5597 Hood Street, branch established on 1978/03/06. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Pacific West Bank: at 2040 8th Avenue, branch established on 2004/11/05. Info updated 2009/10/06: Bank assets: $57.8 mil, Deposits: $50.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Linn Summit Branch at 21750 South Salamo Road, branch established on 2003/09/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: West Linn Albertsons Branch at 1855 Blankenship Road, branch established on 1998/05/20. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: West Linn Branch at 19181 Willamette Drive, branch established on 1997/09/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in West Linn:

Marital status in West Linn, OR
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in West Linn:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Oregon average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Linn, OR (based on Clackamas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant49,829194
Catholic27,12813
Other15,44751
Mainline Protestant15,11849
Orthodox2,2755
None266,195-
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: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Clackamas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 284
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
State:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

13.5%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Linn:

51.9%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.1%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
West Linn:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.1%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Linn:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Linn:

34.5%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
West Linn:

58.6%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
West Linn:

79.7%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Linn, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$117,692$52,3080$0
Other Government Administration 18$94,784$63,1893$1,942
Parks and Recreation 14$69,830$59,8545$15,478
Local Libraries 12$62,585$62,58521$17,681
Other and Unallocable 9$61,108$81,4772$4,991
Financial Administration 7$53,404$91,5503$8,177
Police - Other 7$52,871$90,6361$2,119
Sewerage 6$35,105$70,2100$0
Water Supply 6$36,232$72,4640$0
Streets and Highways 5$27,938$67,0510$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,936$59,2322$7,998
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$2,188
Totals for Government 112$616,485$66,05238$60,574

West Linn government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $900,000 ($33.70)
    Police Protection: $768,000 ($28.76)
    Regular Highways: $764,000 ($28.61)
    Water Utilities: $599,000 ($22.43)
    Libraries: $184,000 ($6.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,168,000 ($193.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,201,000 ($119.87)
    Water Utilities: $2,719,000 ($101.82)
    Central Staff Services: $2,422,000 ($90.70)
    General - Other: $1,993,000 ($74.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,591,000 ($59.58)
    Libraries: $1,470,000 ($55.05)
    Financial Administration: $1,049,000 ($39.28)
    Sewerage: $719,000 ($26.93)
    General Public Buildings: $465,000 ($17.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $404,000 ($15.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $295,000 ($11.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $652,000 ($24.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,188,000 ($44.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $291,000 ($10.90)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($2.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,527,000 ($506.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($2.21)

West Linn government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,738,000 ($102.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,843,000 ($69.02)
    Regular Highways: $904,000 ($33.85)
    Other: $282,000 ($10.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,314,000 ($49.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $433,000 ($16.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $319,000 ($11.95)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,549,000 ($132.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,385,000 ($51.87)
    Other: $1,214,000 ($45.46)
    General Local Government Support: $615,000 ($23.03)
  • Tax - Property: $7,497,000 ($280.75)
    Other License: $2,491,000 ($93.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,662,000 ($62.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $45,000 ($1.69)

West Linn government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,891,000 ($894.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,533,000 ($843.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,453,000 ($91.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,095,000 ($41.01)

West Linn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,235,000 ($233.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,052,000 ($638.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,000 ($5.80)

9.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($513 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  3.47% ($63,680 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.41% ($87,030)
from Marion County, OR  0.38% ($58,661)


8.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($560 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.52% ($49,893 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.34% ($62,985)
to Marion County, OR  0.60% ($50,893)
Businesses in West Linn, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Albertsons1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Cold Stone Creamery1Safeway1
Curves1Starbucks5
FedEx3Subway2
H&R Block1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Linn:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNP (1410 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KBNP RADIO, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Linn:

  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRRC (104.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE REED INSTITUTE)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K242AF (96.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)

TV broadcast stations around West Linn:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KORK-CA (Channel 35; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • KKEI-CA (Channel 56; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of West Linn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • $2,613,000Total costs
  • 1,332,589Total average daily traffic
  • 73,300Total average daily truck traffic
  • 757,184Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Linn, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 251970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Linn, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Linn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Linn, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 213 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Linn)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in West Linn)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED66$270,151179$333,995883$274,42126$226,2201$7,271,29037$218,0112$165,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$235,78311$303,44283$317,9662$60,9800$04$225,4231$121,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$285,13128$355,122188$296,2739$49,2041$1,178,78015$162,2940$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$248,01833$279,410171$280,1615$297,6681$180,2309$177,9310$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$460,20831$273,4142$321,7150$01$86,2900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.01 , 0205.02, 0206.00, 0207.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$324,2907$324,983
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$348,1384$338,808
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$304,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$450,5002$293,020
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.01 , 0205.02, 0206.00, 0207.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Linn, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Linn, OR - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 59. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 101 took place in 2003, and the least - 9 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Linn, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.3%), and Outside Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Linn, OR
    • 48848.3%Structure Fires
    • 36135.7%Outside Fires
    • 13012.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 323.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Linn, OR
Most common first names in West Linn, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8475.3 years
Mary7880.0 years
William7374.3 years
Robert7175.8 years
Donald3773.2 years
Richard3670.8 years
Frank3582.0 years
Dorothy3382.5 years
James3371.3 years
Charles3373.2 years
Most common last names in West Linn, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3775.5 years
Miller2876.7 years
Johnson2076.9 years
Brown2078.8 years
Jones1875.9 years
Williams1577.9 years
Anderson1382.6 years
Thompson1281.7 years
Davis1184.5 years
Peterson1182.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Linn, OR
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Linn, OR
  • 63.4%Electricity
  • 32.4%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


West Linn compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

West Linn on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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