St. Helens, Oregon

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Population in 2022: 14,369 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.4%
Males: 7,452  (51.9%)
Females: 6,917  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Oregon median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 97053.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $76,489 (it was $40,648 in 2000)
St. Helens:

$76,489
OR:

$75,657

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $33,793 (it was $17,237 in 2000)

St. Helens city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $353,075 (it was $124,700 in 2000)
St. Helens:

$353,075
OR:

$475,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $468,897; detached houses: $502,753; townhouses or other attached units: $381,997; in 2-unit structures: $437,631; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $262,828; mobile homes: $316,065; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $92,803

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,220.

March 2022 cost of living index in St. Helens: 101.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.1%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for other race residents, 3.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in St. Helens, OR (2022)
    • 11,06778.8%White alone
    • 1,53010.9%Hispanic
    • 1,1588.2%Two or more races
    • 1481.1%Other race alone
    • 550.4%Black alone
    • 380.3%American Indian alone
    • 390.3%Asian alone
    • 110.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in St. Helens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in St. Helens, Oregon as of June 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Helens is 1,354 to 1.


Crime rates in St. Helens by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(31.2)
4
(31.0)
5
(38.4)
6
(46.2)
5
(38.7)
3
(23.0)
2
(15.3)
9
(68.3)
9
(66.1)
11
(79.7)
11
(79.1)
10
(72.4)
8
(56.4)
3
(20.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.5)
2
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.8)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
4
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.2)
1
(7.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(39.1)
5
(38.8)
2
(15.4)
4
(30.8)
2
(15.5)
10
(76.5)
2
(15.3)
27
(204.8)
11
(80.8)
11
(79.7)
29
(208.6)
25
(180.9)
29
(204.5)
36
(250.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(289.0)
41
(318.2)
52
(399.4)
54
(415.5)
46
(356.1)
57
(436.2)
5
(38.3)
41
(311.0)
28
(205.7)
14
(101.4)
16
(115.1)
44
(318.4)
35
(246.9)
46
(320.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
234
(1,828)
203
(1,576)
207
(1,590)
318
(2,447)
291
(2,253)
317
(2,426)
27
(206.6)
267
(2,025)
202
(1,484)
178
(1,290)
115
(827.3)
119
(861.2)
109
(768.8)
81
(564.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(140.6)
14
(108.7)
12
(92.2)
17
(130.8)
16
(123.9)
13
(99.5)
1
(7.7)
27
(204.8)
21
(154.3)
16
(115.9)
14
(100.7)
29
(209.9)
36
(253.9)
37
(257.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(39.1)
14
(108.7)
7
(53.8)
5
(38.5)
3
(23.2)
2
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.8)
6
(44.1)
4
(29.0)
4
(28.8)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(34.8)
City-Data.com crime index153.0131.3137.3185.1163.7173.826.9221.6172.1149.9162.9167.6160.7134.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in St. Helens, OR

Crime rate in St. Helens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 23 (20 officers - 19 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Oregon average:

1.48
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Ancestries: European (13.8%), German (9.9%), American (9.4%), English (8.9%), Irish (7.5%), Swiss (4.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 73 feet

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 3,307 people per square mile   (average).

St. Helens, Oregon map

604 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This city:

4.3%
Oregon:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,544 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,437 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (18.7 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (24.8 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (847.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Columbia City, OR (1.5 miles ),
Warren, OR (1.8 miles ),
Woodland, WA (2.3 miles ),
Deer Island, OR (2.3 miles ),
Ridgefield, WA (2.3 miles ),
La Center, WA (2.7 miles ),
Scappoose, OR (2.8 miles ),
Pine Grove, WA (2.9 miles)

Latitude: 45.86 N, Longitude: 122.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,254 (-16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,586 (37.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in St. Helens, OR in 2022
Distribution of house value in St. Helens, OR in 2022
St. Helens satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 12 buildings, average cost: $283,200
  • 2021: 122 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2020: 82 buildings, average cost: $263,100
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2007: 70 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2005: 161 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2004: 149 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2002: 127 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2001: 117 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2000: 123 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1999: 131 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 1998: 92 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 1997: 114 buildings, average cost: $113,400
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Helens, OR residents
Average permit cost in St. Helens, OR
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.6%
Oregon:

3.9%
Historical population in St. Helens, OR
Historical housing units in St. Helens, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +2,343 (+30.5%).
Most common industries in St. Helens, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Paper (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Paper (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common occupations in St. Helens, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in St. Helens, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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St. Helens, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 83.7. This is about average.

City:

83.7
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2020 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.66. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.66
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00931

Earthquake activity:

St. Helens-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 1479% 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 97.4 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from St. Helens center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 103.4 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 382.5 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 316.1 miles away from St. Helens center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Helens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Helens:

  • PNRS ST HELENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • ST HELENS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW PARK HEALTH AND SPECIALTY (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • RIDGEFIELD CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, WA)
  • MOOREHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LA CENTER, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SCAPPOOSE, OR)
  • LEGACY SALMON CREEK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)

Amtrak station near St. Helens:

  • 18 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Helens:

  • Clark College (about 18 miles; Vancouver, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 21 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 21 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 22 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 25 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Pacific University (about 28 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 30 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Public high schools in St. Helens:

Public elementary/middle schools in St. Helens:

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Library in St. Helens:

  • ST. HELENS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $709,389; Location: 375 S 18TH ST, STE A; 38,063 books; 6,668 audio materials; 5,212 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 174 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St Helens has a old town and a new one. The City Hall, located in Old Town, was the one in the movie "Halloweentown".
  • St Helens has a old town and a new one. The City Hall, located in Old Town, was the one in the movie \"Halloweentown\".

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in St. Helens: Saint Helens Sewage Treatment / Boise Cascade (A), Saint Helen's City Marina Boat Launch (B), Sand Island Marine City Park Dock North (C), Saint Helens Station (D), Columbia County Rider Rite Aid Park and Ride (E), Columbia View City Park Courthouse Docks (F), Sand Island Marine City Park Dock South (G), Columbia County Rider Columbia Commons Park and Ride (H), Columbia County Public Health Department (I), Columbia River Fire and Rescue Saint Helens Station (J), Department of Motor Vehicles Saint Helens (K), Saint Helens City Hall (L), Columbia County Courthouse (M), Saint Helens Municipal Court (N), Historical Society of Columbia County (O), Columbia Community Mental Health Pathways Residential Treatment Facility (P), Saint Helens Public Library (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Helens include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Sunset Park Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Frogmore Slough (A), McNulty Creek (B), Milton Creek (C), Scappoose Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. Helens include: Columbia Botanical Gardens (1), Dalton City Park (2), Highway 30 Greenway (3), Walnut Tree City Park (4), Civic Pride Park (5), Heinie Heumann Park (6), Knighton Square (7), Sand Island Marine Park (8), McCormick Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Robert O. Cornthwaite - Film actor.

Columbia 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 city:

2.6 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.9%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.2%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in St. Helens in 2010:

  • 190 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in St. Helens in 2000:

  • 59 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in St. Helens (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: St. Helens Branch at 465 South Columbia River Highway, branch established on 1958/01/01. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: St. Helens Branch at 1934 Columbia Blvd, branch established on 1949/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in St. Helens:

Marital status in St. Helens, OR
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in St. Helens:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Oregon average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - St. Helens
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Helens, OR (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26947
Other2,83511
Catholic1,3774
Mainline Protestant1,3429
None39,528-
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: 9
Here:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Columbia County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

30.4%
Oregon:

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

19.7%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Oregon:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.6%
State:

46.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
St. Helens:

21.2%
Oregon:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Oregon:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
St. Helens:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Oregon:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Oregon:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Helens, OR Residents

St. Helens government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $962,000 ($66.95)
    Regular Highways: $912,000 ($63.47)
    Water Utilities: $723,000 ($50.32)
    Sewerage: $191,000 ($13.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000 ($7.10)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,650,000 ($254.02)
    Police Protection: $2,536,000 ($176.49)
    Water Utilities: $2,344,000 ($163.13)
    General - Other: $1,083,000 ($75.37)
    Regular Highways: $782,000 ($54.42)
    Libraries: $627,000 ($43.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000 ($27.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000 ($22.55)
    Central Staff Services: $285,000 ($19.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $245,000 ($17.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($16.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($8.07)

St. Helens government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,630,000 ($252.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $676,000 ($47.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $261,000 ($18.16)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($5.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,118,000 ($216.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $785,000 ($54.63)
    General Local Government Support: $217,000 ($15.10)
    Other: $147,000 ($10.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,679,000 ($116.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,631,000 ($113.51)
    Other License: $800,000 ($55.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $139,000 ($9.67)

St. Helens government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,923,000 ($1177.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,700,000 ($1162.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $971,000 ($67.58)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $748,000 ($52.06)

St. Helens government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,025,000 ($976.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $346,000 ($24.08)
Businesses in St. Helens, OR
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks1
GNC1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Helens:

  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1 kW; ST. HELENS, OR)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Helens:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Helens:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of St. Helens fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.7mTotal length
  • $272,000Total costs
  • 58,732Total average daily traffic
  • 4,556Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,025Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Yankton Site) 33961 Kappler Rd E (Lat: 45.858917 Lon: -122.869056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: KNKN411
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jerri L Janjua, 33961 Kappler Road E (Lat: 45.858917 Lon: -122.869056), Type: 53.0, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, LLC, Jerri.Janjua@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1073

  • Jerri L Janjua, 33961 Kappler Road E (Lat: 45.858917 Lon: -122.869056), Type: 53.0, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, LLC, Jerri.Janjua@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1073

  • Sally J Jones, 58611 Mcnulty Way (Lat: 45.846083 Lon: -122.830444), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District, St. H-elens, Phone: (503) 397-7255

  • Sally Jones, 58611 Mcnulty Way (Lat: 45.846083 Lon: -122.830444), Type: 38.1, Structure height: 41009 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Radiolicensing@cuaccess.Net, , 22161 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 45.862417 Lon: -122.809306, Call Sign: WPYZ243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.037 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 12/30/2024, Certifier: Nathan Nash, Registrant: St. Helens School, 2375 Gable Road, St. Helens, OR 97051, Phone: (503) 397-3085, Fax: (503) 397-7280, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Dispatch, 56811 Mcnulty Way (Lat: 45.846083 Lon: -122.830528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WPXV985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 11205.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2023, Expiration Date: 06/19/2033, Certifier: Salley Jones, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

  • PO02510E, 454 Milton Way (Lat: 45.855972 Lon: -122.822611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WRBU857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz... (+19 more), Grant Date: 06/26/2018, Expiration Date: 06/26/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in St. Helens)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$166,44029$150,377205$163,4569$26,5591$57,54016$110,2286$131,288
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$170,5432$73,50024$175,8422$6,6700$03$81,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$153,1597$136,596106$177,96314$70,9850$08$151,9554$70,648
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$162,64612$132,53460$150,6894$53,5850$010$145,7784$113,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$152,8407$144,45130$177,1980$00$02$141,3450$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9707.00 , 9708.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$191,3528$179,7250$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$113,4103$144,7731$112,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$122,5800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$168,4500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9707.00 , 9708.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Helens, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Helens, OR - Value

2002 - 2011 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2011 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in St. Helens, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.4%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in St. Helens, OR
    • 10557.4%Structure Fires
    • 5731.1%Outside Fires
    • 179.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for St. Helens, OR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Helens, OR
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Helens, OR
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


St. Helens compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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