Madras, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 6,839 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.7%
 
Males: 3,377  (49.4%)
Females: 3,462  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97741.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,073 (it was $29,103 in 2000)
Madras:

$38,073
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,312 (it was $12,937 in 2000)

Madras city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,202 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Madras:

$143,202
OR:

$319,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $908.

March 2019 cost of living index in Madras: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.9%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.8% for American Indian residents, 25.6% for other race residents, 72.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Madras, OR (2017)
    • 3,39850.4%White alone
    • 2,76241.0%Hispanic
    • 4216.2%American Indian alone
    • 951.4%Asian alone
    • 751.1%Two or more races
    • 640.9%Black alone
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Madras, Oregon as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Madras is 836 to 1.


Crime rates in Madras by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.8)
1
(16.4)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
1
(18.6)
2
(37.7)
1
(18.4)
2
(32.8)
2
(34.4)
2
(32.7)
4
(65.6)
6
(91.0)
2
(29.7)
5
(73.5)
2
(28.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(113.2)
2
(36.8)
8
(131.3)
2
(34.4)
3
(49.1)
6
(98.3)
2
(30.3)
3
(44.5)
5
(73.5)
6
(86.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(441.2)
31
(575.5)
16
(301.8)
11
(202.5)
10
(164.1)
6
(103.2)
6
(98.2)
5
(81.9)
16
(242.8)
17
(252.4)
16
(235.3)
5
(72.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(1,228)
51
(946.7)
122
(2,301)
106
(1,951)
52
(853.4)
64
(1,101)
59
(965.6)
55
(901.3)
43
(652.5)
43
(638.5)
24
(352.9)
29
(419.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
220
(4,220)
223
(4,140)
240
(4,527)
216
(3,976)
233
(3,824)
232
(3,990)
188
(3,077)
246
(4,031)
229
(3,475)
173
(2,569)
194
(2,853)
203
(2,934)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(537.1)
46
(853.9)
37
(698.0)
19
(349.7)
25
(410.3)
29
(498.7)
18
(294.6)
21
(344.1)
28
(424.9)
24
(356.3)
14
(205.9)
21
(303.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(38.4)
2
(37.1)
1
(18.9)
7
(128.8)
1
(16.4)
1
(17.2)
3
(49.1)
10
(163.9)
6
(91.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.1)
3
(43.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)412.8467.2522.5463.5376.8369.4274.8350.2379.5263.5283.2234.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: American (5.7%), Irish (4.6%), German (4.5%), English (1.8%), Italian (1.5%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 2280 feet

Land area: 2.18 square miles.

Population density: 3,134 people per square mile   (average).

Madras, Oregon map

1,014 residents are foreign born (13.8% Latin America).

This city:

15.0%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,949 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,807 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (40.7 miles , pop. 52,029).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (90.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (743.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Metolius, OR (2.0 miles ),
Culver, OR (2.9 miles ),
Warm Springs, OR (3.4 miles ),
Ashwood, OR (3.7 miles ),
Terrebonne, OR (4.4 miles ),
Grandview, OR (4.9 miles ),
Redmond, OR (5.0 miles ),
Powell Butte, OR (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.63 N, Longitude: 121.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,431 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,571 (62.4%)

Area code: 541

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

7.2%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Madras, OR
Historical housing units in Madras, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +2,010 (+65.5%).
Most common industries in Madras, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (25.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (35.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.1%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Wood products (10.4%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Madras, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Woodworkers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Woodworkers (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Madras, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Madras, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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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 2013 was 48.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.59. This is better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

6.59
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Madras-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 192.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 340.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 352.8 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 183.9 miles away from the city 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 291.7 miles away from Madras 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 300.4 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 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).
Madras topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Madras:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPICE (470 NORTHEAST A STREET)
  • ST CHARLES - MADRAS (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 470 NE A STREET)
  • EAST CASCADE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY, LLC (175 NE 16TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Madras:

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Amtrak station:

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 Madras:

  • Central Oregon Community College (about 41 miles; Bend, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,217)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 86 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 87 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 94 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 94 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 95 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Willamette University (about 96 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)

Public high school in Madras:

Public elementary/middle schools in Madras:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 637, Location: 1180 SE KEMPER WAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • METOLIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 225, Location: 420 BUTTE AVE SW, Grades: KG-5)
  • MADRAS PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 215 SE 10TH ST, Grades: KG-2)
  • BUFF INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 375 SE BUFF ST, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Madras

Library in Madras:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $506,160; Location: 241 SE 7TH ST; 44,786 books; 3,207 audio materials; 1,183 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Madras: Cascades East Transit Madras Worksource Park and Ride (A), Jefferson County Fairgrounds (B), Madras Public Works (C), Madras Municipal Court (D), Madras City Hall (E), Department of Motor Vehicles Madras (F), Jefferson County Rural Fire Protection District 1 (G), Jefferson County Public Works (H), Jefferson County Public Health Department Office (I), Jefferson County Museum (J), Jefferson County Library (K), Jefferson County Circuit Court (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Madras include: 7th Street Park (1), Bean Park (2), Community Park (3), Cowden Park (4), Friendship Park (5), Oak Street Park (6), South Park (7), Totem Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hoffy's Motel (709 Northeast Highway 26), Juniper Motel (414 Northwest Highway 26), Madras Hotel & Motel (171 Southwest Centre Street), Relax Inn (797 Southwest Highway 97), Preuit Jim Real Estate (171 Southwest Centre Street), Budget Inn (133 Northeast 5th Street), Best Western Madras Inn (12 Southwest 4th Street), Sonny's Motel (1539 Southwest Highway 97).

Birthplace of: Jacoby Ellsbury - Baseball player, Thomas Lowell Tucker - US Army soldier captured and killed in Iraq, George M. Campbell - Navy Navy Cross recipient.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Madras and their reported violations in the past:

DESCHUTES VALLEY WATER DIST (Population served: 12,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2009)
MADRAS, CITY OF (Population served: 3,301, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 30 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PGE PELTON PARK (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PGE SEE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 44, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.1%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.6%
Whole state:

8.0%


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

People in group quarters in Madras in 2010:

  • 72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Madras in 2000:

  • 38 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Madras (2011 data):

  • Home Federal Bank: Madras Branch at 1150 Sw Hwy 97, branch established on 1999/09/20. Info updated 2011/06/16: Bank assets: $1,098.5 mil, Deposits: $928.9 mil, headquarters in Nampa, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Madras Branch at 42 S.W. C Street, branch established on 1945/08/11. 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
  • South Valley Bank & Trust: Madras Branch at 910 Sw Hwy 97, Suite 204, branch established on 2008/06/02. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $771.3 mil, headquarters in Klamath Falls, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: South Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Madras Branch at 14 Sw E St, branch established on 1962/07/23. 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
  • Bank of the West: Madras Branch at 12 S.W. 5th Street, branch established on 1934/11/03. 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
  • Columbia State Bank: Madras Branch at 624 Southwest Fourth Street, branch established on 1978/12/04. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Madras:

Marital status in Madras, OR
  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Madras:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Madras
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Religion statistics for Madras, 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
This county:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

7.7%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Madras:

46.4%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.2%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Madras:

54.9%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Madras, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$53,062$57,8860$0
Sewerage 5$18,890$45,3360$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,572$67,7160$0
Financial Administration 3$12,727$50,9080$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,402$45,6080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,662$63,9720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,799$46,7940$0
Police - Other 1$4,672$56,0640$0
Water Supply 1$4,038$48,4560$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$150
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$145,824$54,6841$150

Madras government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,829,000 ($267.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,639,000 ($239.65)
    Sewerage: $1,610,000 ($235.41)
    Regular Highways: $811,000 ($118.58)
    Water Utilities: $421,000 ($61.56)
    General - Other: $368,000 ($53.81)
    Air Transportation: $368,000 ($53.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $193,000 ($28.22)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($15.79)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($7.46)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($2.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $739,000 ($108.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $468,000 ($68.43)
    Sewerage: $392,000 ($57.32)
    General - Other: $302,000 ($44.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,678,000 ($245.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.88)

Madras government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,948,000 ($284.84)
    Air Transportation: $449,000 ($65.65)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($10.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($9.80)
    Other: $45,000 ($6.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($7.02)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($6.29)
    Special Assessments: $39,000 ($5.70)
    Rents: $22,000 ($3.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $428,000 ($62.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,962,000 ($286.88)
    Highways: $762,000 ($111.42)
    General Local Government Support: $286,000 ($41.82)
  • Tax - Property: $1,481,000 ($216.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $791,000 ($115.66)
    Other License: $309,000 ($45.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $283,000 ($41.38)

Madras government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,403,000 ($2690.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,036,000 ($2637.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,952,000 ($431.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,585,000 ($377.98)

Madras government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,657,000 ($388.51)

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)
Businesses in Madras, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Blockbuster1Sears1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Circle K1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS3
KFC1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Madras:

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

  • KWRX (88.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: ST BD OF HIGHER ED FOR THE UN OF OR)
  • KHJA-LP (102.1 FM; MADRAS, OR; Owner: CENTRAL OREGON EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KSJJ (102.9 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • K285CV (104.9 FM; MADRAS, ETC., OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K266AI (101.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMJZ-FM (95.1 FM; PRINEVILLE, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KQAK (105.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Madras:

  • K63CC (Channel 63; MADRAS/CULVER, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K56BV (Channel 56; MADRAS/CULVER, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K58BK (Channel 58; MADRAS/CULVER, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K66BC (Channel 66; MADRAS/CULVER, OR; Owner: NPG OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K69BI (Channel 69; MADRAS/CULVER, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K27DO (Channel 27; BEND, ETC., OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Madras fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Madras fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.4mTotal length
  • 53,879Total average daily traffic
  • 9,600Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,654Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Madras, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Madras, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Madras)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (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 Madras, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madras)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Madras)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Madras, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Madras, Oregon:

  • Juniper Motel, 414 N Hwy 26, Madras, Oregon 97741 , Phone: (541) 475-6186
  • Sonny's Motel Rest, 1539 SW Hwy 97, Madras, Oregon 97741 , Phone: (541) 475-7217
  • Quality Inn, 12 SW 4th St, Madras, Oregon 97741 , Phone: (541) 475-6141, Fax: (541) 475-2982
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Madras, Oregon
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Madras, OR
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 23.3%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Madras, OR
  • 69.5%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Madras compared to Oregon state average:

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

Madras on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
There are 25 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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  • Randall Mark Foster (4)
  • John Thomas (2)
  • John Scott Cook (2)
  • Scott Michael Delamarter (2)
  • Tim Toth (1)
  • Michael Feigner (1)
  • James Drago (1)
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  • Kenneth Stout (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2020.