Westport, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 321.
Males: 154  (48.1%)
Females: 167  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  57.9 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,292
Westport:

$51,292
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,949

Westport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $285,009
Westport:

$285,009
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $73,108; Detached houses: $130,402; Mobile homes: $12,236

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,169.

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  • Races in Westport, OR (2010)

    Westport races chart
    • 27084.1%White alone
    • 4112.8%Hispanic
    • 82.5%Two or more races
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Westport: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (25.4%), German (22.2%), Irish (14.3%), American (9.5%), Danish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

For population 25 years and over in Westport:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Westport CDP:

  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,004 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $215 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (47.0 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (55.0 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (873.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Puget Island, WA (1.7 miles ), East Cathlamet, WA (2.1 miles ), Cathlamet-Elochoman, WA (2.1 miles ), Cathlamet, WA (2.2 miles ), Knappa-Brownsmead, OR (2.3 miles ), Lower Elochoman, WA (2.4 miles) , Marshland, OR (2.6 miles ), Upper Elochoman, WA (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 46.13 N, Longitude: 123.37 W

Area code: 503

Westport household income distribution Westport home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (67%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (46%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (32%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (67%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Westport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Westport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 174% 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 87.7 miles away from the city 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 76.2 miles away from Westport 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 95.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 391.4 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 322.6 miles away from Westport 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 350.5 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 Clatsop County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Westport:

  • COLUMBIA VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CATHLAMET, WA)
  • COLUMBIA VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CATHLAMET, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 21 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Pacific University (about 45 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Centralia College (about 45 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Clark College (about 49 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 50 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 53 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 55 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)

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Notable locations in Westport: Westport Sewer Service District Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Westport Boat Ramp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clatsop County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.7%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.4%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.4%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Oregon average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westport CDP (based on Clatsop County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5953
Evangelical Protestant3,07531
Mainline Protestant1,94213
Other1,5909
None26,837-
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: 15
Clatsop County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clatsop County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clatsop County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
Here:

27.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clatsop County:

24.7%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.6%
State:

14.2%

7.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($231 average AGI)
Clatsop County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.69% ($38,000 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.60% ($35,241)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.30% ($48,600)


8.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($471 average AGI)
Clatsop County:

0.12%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.75% ($31,690 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.71% ($33,415)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.32% ($40,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westport:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAST (1370 AM; 10 kW; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:

  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMUN (91.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KWYA (89.7 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; KELSO, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KAST-FM (92.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K211ET (90.1 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Westport fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 1998 04:25 PM, Us-30 (Odot 92), Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $517,000Total costs
  • 7,257Total average daily traffic
  • 1,260Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,808Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westport)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Nicolai Mountain 5 Mi Sw (Lat: 46.086500 Lon: -123.452083), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KDZ435
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHz, 151.160 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021Registrant: Oregon Department Of Forestry, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 945-7326
  • Nicolai Mt 5 Mi Sw (Lat: 46.086500 Lon: -123.452083), Call Sign: WNDT943
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.225 MHz, 159.225 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2015, Expiration Date: 10/05/2025Registrant: Oregon Department Of Forestry, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 945-7326, Fax: (503) 945-7320
  • Nicolai Mount 8 Km Sw (Lat: 46.086778 Lon: -123.450972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WNFK877
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.150 MHzGrant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 12/31/2021, Certifier: Anthony F MonroeRegistrant: Oregon State Police, 455 Airport Rd. Se Building C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2909, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • Nicolai Mountain 5 Mi Sw (Lat: 46.086500 Lon: -123.452083), Call Sign: WNFU411
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/30/2020Registrant: Oregon State Police, 455 Airport Rd. Se Building C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2909, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • Nicolai Ridge; 6.4 Km Sw Of Westport (Lat: 46.100472 Lon: -123.444722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 30.2 m, Call Sign: WQHA769
    Assigned Frequencies: 4980.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2007, Expiration Date: 06/13/2017, Certifier: Keith H FlewellingRegistrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 821-8827, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • South Bradwood 7 Km Nw (Lat: 46.177944 Lon: -123.437778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 66.1 m, Overall height: 66.7 m, Call Sign: WQID327
    Assigned Frequencies: 868.112 MHz, 868.987 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 02/07/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2008, Certifier: Tim McdowellRegistrant: State Of; Dot Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7093, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • South Bradwood, 7.0 Km Nw Of (Lat: 46.177944 Lon: -123.437778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 66.1 m, Overall height: 67.7 m, Call Sign: WQKR258
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.987 MHz, 853.112 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2016, Expiration Date: 09/20/2016, Certifier: Terry C MillerRegistrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Wa, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WA7POW, Licensee ID: L00836407, Grant Date: 09/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/13/2025, Certifier: William D Hill, Registrant: William D Hill, 91238 Old Mill Town Rd, Westport, OR 97016
  • Call Sign: KD7VFG, Licensee ID: L01766776, Grant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Leslie W Halverson, Registrant: Leslie W Halverson, 47329 Fire Station Allery Ln, Westport, OR 97016
  • Call Sign: KE7OUC, Licensee ID: L01324257, Grant Date: 09/17/2007, Expiration Date: 09/17/2017, Certifier: David C Sills, Registrant: David C Sills, 91712 Taylorville Rd, Westport, OR 97016

Westport 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Westport on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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