Ashwood, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 481.
Males: 258  (53.8%)
Females: 223  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Oregon median age:

36.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,876 (it was $40,595 in 2000)
Ashwood:

$58,876
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,030 (it was $18,866 in 2000)

Ashwood CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $386,711 (it was $181,800 in 2000)
Ashwood:

$386,711
OR:

$319,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Ashwood: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Ashwood, OR (2000)
    • 39387.7%White alone
    • 368.0%Hispanic
    • 102.2%Two or more races
    • 61.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2523 feet

Land area: 757.8 square miles.

Population density: 0.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashwood, Oregon map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ashwood CCD:

0.8% ($1,381)
Oregon:

1.2% ($1,687)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (43.5 miles , pop. 52,029).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (102.7 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (738.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Madras, OR (3.7 miles ),
Metolius, OR (4.0 miles ),
Ochoco, OR (4.3 miles ),
Culver, OR (4.3 miles ),
Prineville, OR (4.5 miles ),
Antelope, OR (4.8 miles),
Terrebonne, OR (4.8 miles ),
Warm Springs, OR (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.59 N, Longitude: 120.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

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

7.2%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Ashwood, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (33.6%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (35.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.4%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • Construction (2.7%)
  • Machinery (2.7%)
  • Truck transportation (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (31.4%)
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Ashwood, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (14.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (13.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.7%)
  • Registered nurses (13.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Ashwood, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ashwood, Oregon average temperatures Ashwood, Oregon average precipitation Ashwood, Oregon humidity Ashwood, Oregon wind speed Ashwood, Oregon snowfall Ashwood, Oregon sunshine Ashwood, Oregon clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 93.2. This is worse than average.

City:

93.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Ashwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 330.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 360.1 miles away from the city center
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 191.6 miles away from Ashwood center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 297.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 201.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashwood:

  • EAST CASCADE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MADRAS, OR)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MADRAS, OR)
  • ST CHARLES - MADRAS Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MADRAS, OR)

Amtrak station near Ashwood:

  • 14 miles: MADRAS (839 SW. US HWY. 97) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashwood:

  • Central Oregon Community College (about 44 miles; Bend, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,217)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 99 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 99 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 107 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 107 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 108 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Portland Community College (about 109 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

Public elementary/middle school in Ashwood:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ashwood: Jumpoff Joe (A), Hay Creek Ranch (B), Morrow Ranch (C), McCoin Orchard (D), Fox Corral (E), Rock Fort (F), Heisler Station (G), McCoin Orchard (H), Pine Ridge Corral (I), Cherry Creek Ranch (J), Haystack West Boat Ramp (K), Haystack Campground Boat Ramp (L), Haystack Reservoir Recreation Site (M), Roundup Grounds (N), Upper Cherry Creek Ranch (O), Ludwick Cabin (P), Black Place (Q), Norton Ranch (R), Haystack West Shore Recreation Site (S), Cyrus Horse Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woods Cemetery (1), Gray Butte Cemetery (2), Hay Creek Cemetery (3), Maupin Cemetery (4), Grizzly Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cyrus Hill Pond (A), Haystack Reservoir (B), Willow Creek Reservoir (C), Little Willow Creek Reservoir (D), Stephenson Lake (E), Cotter Pond (F), Mays Reservoir (G), Brewer Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Gray Butte Creek (A), Mud Springs Creek (B), Horse Heaven Creek (C), Horse Creek (D), Higgins Creek (E), Hay Creek (F), Foley Creek (G), Newbill Creek (H), Jim Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ashwood: Rimrock Springs Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Vic Sears - Football player.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.0%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

11.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.0%
642 people in state prisons in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Ashwood:

Marital status in Ashwood, OR
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ashwood:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Oregon average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashwood, OR (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,29420
Catholic1,1562
Other6493
Mainline Protestant4774
Black Protestant1871
None15,957-
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: 7
Jefferson County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

7.7%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.4%
Oregon:

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

21.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

9.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Deschutes County, OR  3.08% ($38,806 average AGI)
from Crook County, OR  0.50% ($33,316)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.50% ($37,895)


7.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Deschutes County, OR  2.65% ($43,072 average AGI)
to Crook County, OR  0.49% ($39,417)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.33% ($26,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashwood:

  • KBND (1110 AM; 13 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KICE (940 AM; 10 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KRCO (690 AM; 1 kW; PRINEVILLE, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashwood:

  • KWRX (88.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: ST BD OF HIGHER ED FOR THE UN OF OR)
  • KWLZ-FM (96.5 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KWSO (91.9 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: CONFEDERATED TRIBES WARM SPRINGS REV)
  • KMJZ-FM (95.1 FM; PRINEVILLE, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KSJJ (102.9 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • K266AI (101.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

Ashwood fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 1987 03:40 PM, Emerick, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • ASHWOOD, 6.7 M South Of St Rd 218 & .4m East Of Cold Camp Rd (Lat: 44.819722 Lon: -120.652222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQRV479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.775 MHz, 153.815 MHz, 155.415 MHz, 153.905 MHz, 154.250 MHz, 155.865 MHz, 158.865 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Certifier: April Stream, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ASHWOOD, 6.7m South Of St Rd 218 And 0.4m East Of Cold Camp Rd (Lat: 44.819722 Lon: -120.652222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQOR449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz... (+56 more), Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 01/06/2022, Certifier: Rob Myers, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KG7USB, Licensee ID: L01953109, Grant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 06/24/2025, Certifier: Amanda K Mckinnis, Registrant: Amanda K Mckinnis, 1103 Ne Trout Creek Road, Ashwood, OR 97711

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashwood, OR
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 27.3%Wood
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashwood, OR
  • 43.2%Electricity
  • 37.8%Wood
  • 13.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ashwood compared to Oregon 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Ashwood on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
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