Drain, Oregon

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Population in 2019: 1,194 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 575  (48.2%)
Females: 619  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 97435.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,347 (it was $27,833 in 2000)
Drain:

$43,347
OR:

$67,058

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,385 (it was $13,810 in 2000)

Drain city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,406 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Drain:

$136,406
OR:

$354,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $156,036; detached houses: $152,349; mobile homes: $163,076

Median gross rent in 2019: $823.

March 2019 cost of living index in Drain: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Drain, OR (2019)
    • 75887.6%White alone
    • 536.1%Hispanic
    • 404.6%Two or more races
    • 70.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Drain, Oregon as of August 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Drain is 358 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (23.3%), English (13.9%), Irish (13.9%), Swedish (8.7%), Portuguese (4.2%), Scandinavian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 292 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,197 people per square mile   (low).

Drain, Oregon map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,077 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,131 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (29.2 miles , pop. 137,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (124.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (713.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Yoncalla, OR (2.1 miles ),
Kellogg-Yoncalla, OR (2.7 miles ),
Elkton, OR (3.6 miles),
Cottage Grove, OR (4.0 miles ),
Oakland, OR (4.1 miles ),
Fair Oaks, OR (4.2 miles ),
Calapooia, OR (4.2 miles ),
Upper Siuslaw, OR (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.66 N, Longitude: 123.31 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Drain, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Drain, OR in 2019
Drain satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Oregon:

5.5%
Most common industries in Drain, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (16.5%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (25.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.1%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Wood products (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Drain, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.0%)
  • Woodworkers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Art and design workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Drain, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Drain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 2478% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 234.8 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 183.5 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 175.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from Drain center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from Drain 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 Douglas County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Drain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Drain:

  • COAST FORK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COTTAGE GROVE, OR)
  • COTTAGE GROVE HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COTTAGE GROVE, OR)

Amtrak station near Drain:

  • 17 miles: COTTAGE GROVE (1140 N. STATE HWY 99) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Drain:

  • Lane Community College (about 28 miles; Eugene, OR; Full-time enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 30 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Oregon State University (about 63 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 65 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 83 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Rogue Community College (about 87 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Willamette University (about 90 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)

Public high school in Drain:

Public elementary/middle school in Drain:

See full list of schools located in Drain

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Drain: North Douglas County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (A), Douglas Forest Protective Association North Unit (B), Drain Branch Mildred Whipple Library (C), Drain City Hall (D), Drain Justice Court (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Drain include: First Baptist Church of Drain (A), Drain Church of the Nazarene (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Krewson Creek (A), Pass Creek (B), Hendrick Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Douglas 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 Drain and their reported violations in the past:

DRAIN, CITY OF (Population served: 1,151, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.3%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Drain (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Drain Branch at 229 North First Street, branch established on 1948/03/01. 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
  • PremierWest Bank: Drain Branch at 257 Second Street, branch established on 1973/04/30. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $1,264.9 mil, Deposits: $1,128.9 mil, headquarters in Medford, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Premierwest Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Drain:

Marital status in Drain, OR
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Drain:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Drain
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Drain, OR (based on Douglas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,604128
Other5,23825
Catholic2,4435
Mainline Protestant2,20625
None78,176-
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: 30
Here:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Here:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Douglas County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

10.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

32.1%
Oregon:

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

11.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Oregon:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Drain:

45.1%
Oregon:

46.8%

Average BMI:
Drain:

30.1
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Drain:

23.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Drain:

19.7%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Drain:

42.6%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Drain:

52.6%
Oregon:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Drain:

77.6%
Oregon:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Drain, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$8,404$50,4240$0
Electric Power 2$10,276$61,6560$0
Financial Administration 2$5,750$34,5000$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,751$34,5060$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,598
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$443
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,130
Totals for Government 8$30,181$45,2723$5,171

Drain government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $5,134,000 ($4299.83)
    Regular Highways: $262,000 ($219.43)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($49.41)
    Electric Utilities: $33,000 ($27.64)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,191,000 ($997.49)
    Sewerage: $301,000 ($252.09)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($144.05)
    Central Staff Services: $149,000 ($124.79)
    Financial Administration: $142,000 ($118.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($62.81)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($46.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($16.75)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($11.73)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($5.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($3.35)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000 ($2.51)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($36.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $125,000 ($104.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($3.35)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($3.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $638,000 ($534.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($30.99)

Drain government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $545,000 ($456.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($35.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($5.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($60.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($13.40)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,477,000 ($1237.02)
    Water Utilities: $345,000 ($288.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,717,000 ($2275.54)
    Highways: $74,000 ($61.98)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($33.50)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • Tax - Property: $84,000 ($70.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($11.73)
    Other License: $5,000 ($4.19)

Drain government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,002,000 ($1676.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,879,000 ($1573.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($102.18)

Drain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,772,000 ($3996.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $562,000 ($470.69)

6.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Lane County, OR  0.69% ($34,589 average AGI)
from Coos County, OR  0.32% ($36,797)
from Jackson County, OR  0.22% ($28,952)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
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 Lane County, OR  0.86% ($47,559 average AGI)
to Coos County, OR  0.32% ($34,092)
to Jackson County, OR  0.26% ($35,525)

Strongest AM radio stations in Drain:

  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KORE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: SUPPORT CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNND (1400 AM; 1 kW; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: THORNTON PFLEGER, INC.)
  • KEED (1600 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KRVM (1280 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 4J)
  • KTBR (950 AM; 3 kW; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Drain:

  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVJ (101.1 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEUG (105.5 FM; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SIGNAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KUJZ (95.3 FM; CRESWELL, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKNU (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMGE (94.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: MCKENZIE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KZEL-FM (96.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNRQ-FM (97.9 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWAX (91.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON ACTING BY & THROUGH)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLCC (89.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K280BJ (103.9 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRSB-FM (103.1 FM; ROSEBURG, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Drain:

  • K32FI (Channel 32; YONCALLA, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSR-TV (Channel 34; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVAL-TV (Channel 13; EUGENE, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - OREGON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KEPB-TV (Channel 28; EUGENE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KEVU-LP (Channel 23; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K51EY (Channel 51; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K53FJ (Channel 53; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K55HE (Channel 55; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K57GW (Channel 57; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59FS (Channel 59; LONDON SPRINGS, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAMK-LP (Channel 53; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ROSEBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOR-LP (Channel 51; EUGENE, OR; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K14LP (Channel 14; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K18EA (Channel 18; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K50CT (Channel 50; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K52CV (Channel 52; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K54CL (Channel 54; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K56DK (Channel 56; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58CT (Channel 58; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K60DO (Channel 60; COTTAGE GROVE, OR; Owner: SOUTH LANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K06HV (Channel 6; ELKTON, OR; Owner: ELKTON TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K66BE (Channel 66; ELKTON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

Drain fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 2010 03:07 PM, Eagle Valley Rd, Lat: 43.648661, Lon: -123.304194, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.0mTotal length
  • 21,247Total average daily traffic
  • 3,117Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,336Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Drain, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Drain)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • DRAIN, 531 S. Cedar St (Lat: 43.658333 Lon: -123.318611), Type: Building, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPIB413,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.427 MHz, 151.160 MHz, 151.430 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2015, Expiration Date: 08/11/2025, Certifier: Clare M Wren, Registrant: Region 4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017, Fax: (503) 945-7320
  • Yellow Butte 9 Mi Sw (Lat: 43.379833 Lon: -123.403694), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNQJ379,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.860 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 09/22/2024, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2019, Registrant: Oregon State Police, 455 Airport Rd. Se Building C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 986-2909, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • Yellow Butte 15 Km Sw (Lat: 43.380111 Lon: -123.402583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPHW992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.845 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2015, Expiration Date: 07/28/2025, Certifier: James R Derosier, Registrant: Oregon Department Of Transportation, 455 Airport Rd. Se Building C, Salem, OR 97301-5375, Phone: (503) 881-2145, Fax: (503) 986-2899, Email:
  • 231 C St (Lat: 43.663722 Lon: -123.317861), Call Sign: KNGH670, Licensee ID: L00030275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.620 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/1998, Expiration Date: 06/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003, Registrant: Ladon Snyder, 231 C St, Drain, OR 97435, Phone: (503) 836-7710

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Drain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 127TZ, N127TZ, N-127TZ, Serial Number: 2108, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Raymond E Dick, 5339 Hardscrabble Rd, Drain, OR 97435, Other Owners: Marjorie Gilmore Dick
  • Aircraft: CHAPMAN THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 95 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 166BC, N166BC, N-166BC, Serial Number: 166, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Aden B Chapman, Po Box 721, Drain, OR 97435
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180KW, N180KW, N-180KW, Serial Number: 18051933, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2014
    Registrant (Individual): John R Brinkerhoff, Po Box 218, Drain, OR 97435
  • Aircraft: GERRARD RONALD D THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 586RG, N586RG, N-586RG, Serial Number: 1184, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Gerrard, Po Box 636, Drain, OR 97435
  • Aircraft: WILLIAMS HELICOPTER CORP UH-1H (Category: Land, Seats: 15, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING T-53 (1150 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 710WD, N710WD, N-710WD, Serial Number: 65-09761, Year manufactured: 0000, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Air Max LLC, 799 Umpqua Valley Ln, Drain, OR 97435
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/03/2020

Most common first names in Drain, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2180.1 years
James2070.7 years
John2074.5 years
George1674.9 years
Robert1670.5 years
Charles1474.3 years
Helen1082.7 years
Roy979.1 years
Betty868.4 years
Edward864.7 years
Most common last names in Drain, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Swearingen1475.6 years
Brown979.4 years
Haines877.9 years
Woolley877.2 years
Miller776.6 years
Ross780.2 years
Smith769.3 years
Johnson667.6 years
Harris678.0 years
Anderson668.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Drain, OR
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 28.1%Wood
  • 6.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Drain, OR
  • 85.5%Electricity
  • 14.5%Wood


Drain compared to Oregon state average:

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

Drain on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hungary (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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