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Demographics Analysis

The people of Polk County, Oregon give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Male:

Under 5 years : 2,023

5 to 9 years : 2,630

10 to 14 years : 2,616

15 to 17 years : 1,464

18 and 19 years : 1,467

20 years : 867

21 years : 789

22 to 24 years : 1,597

25 to 29 years : 2,046

30 to 34 years : 1,922

35 to 39 years : 1,954

40 to 44 years : 2,502

45 to 49 years : 2,245

50 to 54 years : 2,288

55 to 59 years : 2,531

60 and 61 years : 876

62 to 64 years : 1,288

65 and 66 years : 1,041

67 to 69 years : 705

70 to 74 years : 1,278

75 to 79 years : 996

80 to 84 years : 629

85 years and over : 727

Female:

Under 5 years : 2,545

5 to 9 years : 2,103

10 to 14 years : 3,000

15 to 17 years : 1,827

18 and 19 years : 1,873

20 years : 1,057

21 years : 901

22 to 24 years : 1,571

25 to 29 years : 1,865

30 to 34 years : 2,045

35 to 39 years : 1,950

40 to 44 years : 2,593

45 to 49 years : 2,342

50 to 54 years : 2,338

55 to 59 years : 2,707

60 and 61 years : 957

62 to 64 years : 1,555

65 and 66 years : 883

67 to 69 years : 1,103

70 to 74 years : 1,464

75 to 79 years : 1,094

80 to 84 years : 942

85 years and over : 1,182


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Polk County, Oregon)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 70,477

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 12

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 725

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2,566

Not a U.S. citizen : 2,598


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 4,167

5 to 17 years : 10,083

18 to 24 years : 5,920

25 to 34 years : 4,590

35 to 44 years : 3,578

45 to 54 years : 3,233

55 to 59 years : 1,820

60 and 61 years : 847

62 to 64 years : 844

65 to 74 years : 1,663

75 years and over : 1,600

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 397

5 to 17 years : 3,177

18 to 24 years : 3,646

25 to 34 years : 2,724

35 to 44 years : 3,872

45 to 54 years : 4,655

55 to 59 years : 2,887

60 and 61 years : 949

62 to 64 years : 1,822

65 to 74 years : 4,423

75 years and over : 3,580

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 40

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 145

45 to 54 years : 176

55 to 59 years : 208

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 27

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 340

18 to 24 years : 483

25 to 34 years : 535

35 to 44 years : 1,404

45 to 54 years : 1,149

55 to 59 years : 323

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 138

65 to 74 years : 388

75 years and over : 363


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Polk County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 11,046

Now married, except separated : 11,500

Divorced : 2,525

Separated : 379

Widowed : 1,030

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 6,420

Now married, except separated : 16,527

Divorced : 3,817

Separated : 318

Widowed : 2,161

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 118

Now married, except separated : 403

Divorced : 101

Separated : 95

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 992

Now married, except separated : 3,283

Divorced : 485

Separated : 0

Widowed : 261


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Polk County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 4,167

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 6,426

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,908

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,666

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,819

$35,000 to $49,999 : 3,191

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,084

$65,000 to $74,999 : 790

$75,000 or more : 1,429

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 2,988

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 5,264

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3,216

$15,000 to $24,999 : 4,426

$25,000 to $34,999 : 3,122

$35,000 to $49,999 : 3,553

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,776

$65,000 to $74,999 : 832

$75,000 or more : 3,066

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 12

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 120

$10,000 to $14,999 : 96

$15,000 to $24,999 : 217

$25,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $64,999 : 74

$65,000 to $74,999 : 24

$75,000 or more : 128

Foreign born:

No income : 646

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,170

$10,000 to $14,999 : 333

$15,000 to $24,999 : 959

$25,000 to $34,999 : 471

$35,000 to $49,999 : 913

$50,000 to $64,999 : 161

$65,000 to $74,999 : 148

$75,000 or more : 220


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Polk County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence : 23,005

Born in other state of the United States : 25,543

Native; born outside the United States : 22,274

Foreign born : 21,383


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Under 3 years : 2,738

3 and 4 years : 1,830

5 years : 815

6 to 8 years : 3,105

9 to 11 years : 3,234

12 to 14 years : 3,195

15 to 17 years : 3,282


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Polk County, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 2,437

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,444

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,480

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,853

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,469

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,557

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,040

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,243

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,188

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,536

$60,000 to $74,999 : 3,380

$75,000 to $99,999 : 3,176

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2,741

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,174

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1,032

$200,000 or more : 516


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Polk County, Oregon is 76,378



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Polk County, Oregon: 36,481
Female Population in Polk County, Oregon: 39,897


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Polk County, Oregon: 36.6
Median Female Resident Age in Polk County, Oregon: 38.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Oregon is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Polk County, Oregon


White


Both sexes

39.9

Male

38.9

Female

40.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.2

Male

22.7

Female

24.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

29.2

Male

28.7

Female

29.5

Asian


Both sexes

29.2

Male

25.8

Female

32.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.6

Male

24.5

Female

28.5

Other


Both sexes

23.2

Male

24.0

Female

22.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.0

Female

20.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.6

Male

21.7

Female

21.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.3

Male

40.4

Female

42.3


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,278

No health insurance coverage : 159

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,916

No health insurance coverage : 371

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,672

No health insurance coverage : 992

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,966

No health insurance coverage : 961

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,640

No health insurance coverage : 816

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,609

No health insurance coverage : 924

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,206

No health insurance coverage : 474

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,002

No health insurance coverage : 21

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,339

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,786

No health insurance coverage : 160

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,014

No health insurance coverage : 515

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,764

No health insurance coverage : 634

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,108

No health insurance coverage : 788

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,558

No health insurance coverage : 969

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,785

No health insurance coverage : 835

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,572

No health insurance coverage : 623

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,413

No health insurance coverage : 31

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 3,182

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,400

No employer-based health insurance : 1,037

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,980

No employer-based health insurance : 2,307

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,181

No employer-based health insurance : 2,483

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,210

No employer-based health insurance : 1,717

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,114

No employer-based health insurance : 1,342

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,042

No employer-based health insurance : 1,491

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,448

No employer-based health insurance : 1,232

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,035

No employer-based health insurance : 1,988

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 887

No employer-based health insurance : 1,452

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,288

No employer-based health insurance : 1,658

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,954

No employer-based health insurance : 2,575

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,463

No employer-based health insurance : 1,935

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,280

No employer-based health insurance : 1,616

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,952

No employer-based health insurance : 1,575

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,884

No employer-based health insurance : 1,736

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,174

No employer-based health insurance : 2,021

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,209

No employer-based health insurance : 2,235

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,317

No employer-based health insurance : 1,865


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Polk County, Oregon)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 38,345

Born in other state in the United States : 32,132

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 4

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 733

Foreign born : 5,164


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Polk County, Oregon)

Speak only English : 63,196

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 6,418

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 136

German or other West Germanic languages : 397

Slavic languages : 338

Other Indo-European languages : 76

Korean : 0

Chinese : 441

Vietnamese : 113

Tagalog : 120

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 397

Other and unspecified languages : 178


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 8,724

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 919

No Medicare coverage : 21,341

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,261

No Medicare coverage : 101

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 9,475

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 874

No Medicare coverage : 22,762

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 6,509

No Medicare coverage : 117


(updated 2013)



Races in Polk County, Oregon


  • White: 66,755
  • African American: 331
  • American Indian: 1,044
  • Asian: 1,653
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 289
  • Some Other Race: 2,390
  • Two or More Races: 3,916



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Polk County, Oregon citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Polk County, Oregon

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.23%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (1.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.17%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (0.7%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (0.7%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (1.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 321   (37.46%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 56   (6.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 110   (12.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 61   (7.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 176   (20.54%)
  • Master's Degree: 27   (3.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 35   (4.08%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 16   (1.87%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (2.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (0.24%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (0.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (0.94%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (2.94%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 213   (25.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 94   (11.05%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 179   (21.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 19   (2.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 215   (25.26%)
  • Master's Degree: 42   (4.94%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (1.53%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (1.53%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Polk County, Oregon)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 123

5 to 9 years : 3,907

10 to 14 years : 5,129

15 to 17 years : 3,037

18 and 19 years : 2,221

20 to 24 years : 3,443

25 to 34 years : 1,630

35 years and over : 870

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 298

5 to 9 years : 551

10 to 14 years : 378

15 to 17 years : 182

18 and 19 years : 41

20 to 24 years : 140

25 to 34 years : 218

35 years and over : 303

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,409

5 to 9 years : 275

10 to 14 years : 109

15 to 17 years : 72

18 and 19 years : 1,078

20 to 24 years : 3,199

25 to 34 years : 6,030

35 years and over : 38,997


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Polk County, Oregon

  • Dallas Sd 2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 111 Sw Ash St, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-5594, Students: 3,189 )

  • Central Sd 13j


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1610 Monmouth St, Independence, OR 97351, Phone: (503) 838-0030, Students: 2,709 )

  • Falls City Sd 57


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 111 N Main St, Falls City, OR 97344, Phone: (503) 787-3521, Students: 179 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Polk County, Oregon

  • Walker Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1075 8th St Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-3220, Students: 928 )

  • Central High School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1530 Monmouth St, Independence, OR 97351, Phone: (503) 838-0480, Students: 853 )

  • Lacreole Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 701 Se Lacreole Dr, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-6662, Students: 755 )

  • Myers Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2160 Jewel St Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-3175, Students: 483 )

  • Chapman Hill Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1500 Doaks Ferry Rd Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-3195, Students: 474 )

  • Monmouth Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 958 E Church St, Monmouth, OR 97361, Phone: (503) 838-1433, Students: 469 )

  • Whitworth Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1151 Se Miller Ave, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-8351, Students: 438 )

  • Harritt Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2112 Linwood St Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-3457, Students: 438 )

  • Oakdale Heights Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1375 Sw Maple St, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-8316, Students: 417 )

  • Lyle Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 185 Sw Levens St, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-8367, Students: 414 )

  • Talmadge Middle School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 510 16th St, Independence, OR 97351, Phone: (503) 838-1424, Students: 400 )

  • Ash Creek Intermediate School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1610 Hoffman Rd, Monmouth, OR 97361, Phone: (503) 838-0030, Students: 392 )

  • Brush College Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2623 Doaks Ferry Rd Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-3132, Students: 330 )

  • Independence Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 150 S 4th St, Independence, OR 97351, Phone: (503) 838-1322, Students: 304 )

  • Henry Hill Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 750 5th St, Independence, OR 97351, Phone: (503) 838-1828, Students: 291 )

  • Willamina Middle School At Grand Ronde


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 7, Grand Ronde, OR 97347, Phone: (503) 879-5210, Students: 198 )

  • Falls City Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 177 Prospect Ave, Falls City, OR 97344, Phone: (503) 787-3531, Students: 112 )

  • Luckiamute Valley Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 12975 Kings Valley Hwy, Monmouth, OR 97361, Phone: (503) 838-1933, Students: 84 )

  • Polk Adtc


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2200 E Ellendale St, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-5588, Students: 13 )

  • West Salem Language Academy


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 2112 Linwood St Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-3457, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Polk County, Oregon

  • West Salem High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1776 Titan Way, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 399-5533, Students: 1,467 )

  • Dallas High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1250 Holman Ave, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-8336, Students: 970 )

  • Morrison Charter School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1251 Main St, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-8480, Students: 98 )

  • Falls City High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 111 N Main St, Falls City, OR 97344, Phone: (503) 787-3521, Students: 67 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Polk County, Oregon

  • Western Oregon University


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 5,032; Location: 45 N Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, OR 97361, Web: http://www.wou.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Polk County, Oregon

  • Western Mennonite School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 9045 Wallace Road Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 363-2000, Students: 234 )

  • Salem Academy West Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 255 College Drive Nw B, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 378-1221, Students: 130 )

  • Riviera Christian School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1650 Brush College Road Nw, Salem, OR 97304, Phone: (503) 361-8779, Students: 77 )

  • Faith Christian School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2290 E Ellendale Avenue, Dallas, OR 97338, Phone: (503) 623-6632, Students: 40 )

  • Monmouth Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 242, Monmouth, OR 97361, Phone: (503) 838-6478, Students: 10 )

Academic Libraries In Polk County, Oregon

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Polk County, Oregon

  • Dallas Public Library


    950 Main St, Dallas, OR 97338

  • Independence Public Library


    175 Monmouth St, Independence, OR 97351

  • Monmouth Public Library


    168 S Ecols St, Monmouth, OR 97361

  • Wagner Community Library


    111 N Main St, Falls City, OR 97344

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Polk County, Oregon


  • Altoona Area Historical Society Inc


    1060 14th St Se, Altoona, IA 50009

  • American Water Ski Educational Foundation Inc


    1251 Holy Cow Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850

  • Amery Historical Society


    335 Deronda Street, Amery, WI 54001

  • Ankeny Area Historical Society


    Po Box 1111, Ankeny, IA 50021

  • Aragon Historical Society


    Po Box 333, Aragon, GA 30104

  • Arts On The Park


    115 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
    http://www.shirinart.com

  • Bethel College Board Inc


    6170 Pacific Hwy W, Rickreall, OR 97371

  • Big Creek Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 201, Polk City, IA 50226

  • Blank Park Zoo Foundation


    7401 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
    http://blankparkzoo.org

  • Citrus Hall Of Fame Of Florida Inc


    411 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801

  • Clear Lake Museum


    Po Box 242, Clear Lake, WI 54005

  • Clive Historical Society


    Po Box 22043, Clive, IA 50325

  • Dandelion Discovery Village


    2806 Fayrdale Dr, Des Moines, IA 50320

  • Des Moines Art Center


    4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

  • Des Moines Art Center Downtown


    800 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org

  • Des Moines Botanical Center, Friends Of The


    909 Robert D. Ray Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Des Moines Metropolitan Historical Buildings Preservation Tr


    3622 Davisson Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310

  • Drake University


    2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
    http://www.drake.edu

  • Ducktown Basin Museum Inc


    Po Box 458, Ducktown, TN 37326

  • E C Dunnegan Gallery Of Art


    Po Box 468, Bolivar, MO 65613
    http://dunnegangallery.org

  • East Polk Heritage Center


    Melland Park, Fosston, MN 56542

  • Edmundson Art Foundation Inc


    4700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
    http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org

  • Euharlee Valley Historical Society


    Po Box 364, Rockmart, GA 30153

  • Explorations V Childrens Museum Inc


    109 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
    http://www.explorationsv.com

  • Florida Air Museum Inc


    4175 Medulla Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811
    http://www.sun-n-fun.org

  • Fort Des Moines Museum And Education Center


    75 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315
    http://www.fortdesmoines.org

  • Friends Of The Delbert Hunter Arboretum And Botanical Garden


    Po Box 604, Dallas, OR 97338

  • Friends Of The Grimes Ioof Building Inc


    212 Se Main Street, Grimes, IA 50111

  • Friends Ofritner Creek Bridge


    593 E Street, Independence, OR 97351

  • Genesis Zoological Center Inc


    Po Box 1523, Polk City, FL 33868

  • Greenwood Historic Neighborhood Association


    13 Sw 34th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

  • Grimes Heritage Society


    210 Ne Ewing, Grimes, IA 50111

  • Heritage Foundation Of The East Grand Forks Area Inc


    Po Box 281, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

  • Heritage Museum Society


    Po Box 7, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Historic Colony House Inc


    2300 No Scenic Hwy, Lake Wales, FL 33853

  • Historic East Village Inc


    Po Box 6043, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Historic Lake Wales Society Inc


    325 South Scenic Hwy, Lake Wales, FL 33853

  • Historic Lakeland Inc


    Po Box 3347, Lakeland, FL 33803

  • Historic Pughsville Association Inc


    Po Box 3775, Winter Haven, FL 33881

  • Historical Society Of Fort Meade Florida Inc


    Po Box 1021, Fort Meade, FL 33841

  • Historical Society Of Ft Meade


    1 N Tecumseh Ave, Fort Meade, FL 33841

  • Historical Society Of Polk County Missouri Inc


    Po Box 423, Bolivar, MO 65613
    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mohspcm

  • History Of The Republic Foundation


    Po Box 65544, West Des Moines, IA 50265

  • House Of Flags Museum Inc


    Po Box 1090, Columbus, NC 28722
    http://www.houseofflags.org

  • Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation


    1501 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.hoytsherman.org

  • Hubbell Center


    500 Sw 7th Suite 307, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.hubbell.org

  • Independence Heritage Museum


    112 South 3rd Street, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Iowa Gold Star Museum


    7105 Nw 70th Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
    http://www.iowanationalguard.com/museum/museum.htm

  • Iowa Hall Of Pride


    330 Park St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    http://www.iowahallofpride.com

  • Iowa Historical Foundation


    600 East Locust, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Iowa Military Aviation Heritage Museum


    3704 Se Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021

  • Iowa Military Aviation Museum


    3704 Convenience Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50021

  • Italian-american Cultural Center Of Iowa


    1961 Indianola Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    http://www.iaccofia.com

  • Jensen Arctic Museum


    590 West Church Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR 97361

  • John And Mary Pappajohn Art Foundation


    666 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • Johnston Station Historical Society


    6161 Northglenn Dr, Johnston, IA 50131

  • Jon A White Memorial Wildlife Habitat And Meditation Garden


    654 19th St, Des Moines, IA 50314

  • Jordan House Museum


    2001 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    http://thejordanhouse.org/jordanhouse/about_jh/infof.html

  • Kathleen Area Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 977, Kathleen, FL 33849

  • Lake Alfred Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 86, Lake Alfred, FL 33850


* There are 45 more museums in Polk County, Oregon not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Polk County, Oregon affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Polk County, Oregon.

Area Features of Polk County, Oregon


Airport


(1) Cascade Airstrip   (2) Faust Field Airport   (3) Independence State Airport   (4) Joe Cards Airpark   (5) Jpm Airport   (6) Marr Field Airport   (7) S And E Farms Independence Airstrip   (8) Wigrich Airfield  

Bar


(1) Beardsley Bar   (2) Darrow Bar   (3) Darrow Rocks   (4) Lincoln Rocks   (5) Murphy Bar   (6) Spongs Bar  

Basin


(1) Socialist Valley  

Bend


(1) Independence Bend  

Bridge


(1) Asinine Bridge   (2) Davidson Bridge   (3) Ritner Creek Bridge  

Building


(1) Confederated Tribes Of Grand Ronde   (2) Dallas City Hall   (3) Dallas Fire Department   (4) Dallas Municipal Courthouse   (5) Dallas Police Department   (6) Dallas Public Library   (7) Dallas Public Works   (8) Department Of Motor Vehicles Dallas   (9) Falls City City Hall   (10) Falls City Community Building And Municipal Courthouse   (11) Falls City Fire Department   (12) Falls City Public Works   (13) Farmers Union Hall   (14) Heritage Museum   (15) Independence City Hall   (16) Independence Municipal Courthouse   (17) Independence Police Department   (18) Independence Public Library   (19) Independence Public Works   (20) Jensen Artic Museum   (21) Monmouth City Hall   (22) Monmouth Municipal Courthouse   (23) Monmouth Police Department   (24) Monmouth Public Library   (25) Monmouth Public Works   (26) Polk County Courthouse   (27) Polk County Fire District 1 Station 40 Buena Vista   (28) Polk County Fire District 1 Station 70 Pedee   (29) Polk County Fire District 1 Station 80   (30) Polk County Fire District 1 Station 90   (31) Polk County Jail   (32) Polk County Museum   (33) Polk County Public Health Department   (34) Polk County Public Works   (35) Polk County Sheriff S Office   (36) Southwest Polk County Rural Fire Protection District Station 110   (37) Southwest Polk County Rural Fire Protection District Station 120   (38) Southwest Polk County Rural Fire Protection District Station 130   (39) Wagner Community Library   (40) Western Oregon University Rice Auditorium  

Cape


(1) Tyson Island  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Cemetery   (2) Brown Cemetery   (3) Buena Vista Cemetery   (4) Butler Davidson Cemetery   (5) Cemetery Hill Cemetery   (6) Dallas Cemetery   (7) Edwards Pioneer Cemetery   (8) Embree Cemetery   (9) Etna Cemetery   (10) Falls City Cemetery   (11) Falls City Odd Fellows Cemetery   (12) Fast Cemetery   (13) Fircrest Cemetery   (14) Halls Ferry Cemetery   (15) Hart Riggs Cemetery   (16) Hubbard Cemetery   (17) Indian Cemetery   (18) Montgomery Cemetery   (19) Pedee Cemetery   (20) Rest Lawn Memory Gardens   (21) Salt Creek Cemetery   (22) Schrag Cemetery   (23) Smith Cemetery   (24) Taylor Cemetery   (25) Williams Cemetery   (26) Womer Cemetery   (27) Zena Cemetery  

Census


(1) Grand Ronde Census Designated Place   (2) Kings Valley Census Designated Place   (3) Rickreall Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Darrow Chute  

Church


(1) Buena Vista Community Church   (2) Church In The Wildwood   (3) Dallas Alliance Church   (4) Faith Evangelical Free Church   (5) Living Word Faith Fellowship   (6) Monmouth Evangelical Church   (7) Old German Brethren Church   (8) Saint Patricks Church   (9) West Hills Community Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Dallas   (2) City Of Falls City   (3) City Of Independence   (4) City Of Monmouth   (5) Dallas Division   (6) Falls City Division   (7) Grand Ronde Community   (8) Monmouth-independence Division   (9) Polk County   (10) Salem Division  

Dam


(1) Croft Dam   (2) Earl Kennel Dam   (3) Emory Moore Dam   (4) Martin Brothers Flashboard Dam   (5) Marx Dam   (6) Mercer Dam   (7) Morgan Brothers Dam   (8) Oak Crest Farm Dam   (9) Ornoname 21 Dam   (10) Ornoname 9 Dam   (11) Reimer Dam   (12) Rohde Dam   (13) Valsetz Lake Dam Historical   (14) Wendell Kreder Dam  

Falls


(1) Berry Creek Falls   (2) Gunaldo Falls   (3) Silver Falls  

Forest


(1) George T Gerlinger State Experimental Forest  

Gap


(1) Boulder Pass   (2) Chandler Pass   (3) Holmes Gap   (4) Sourgrass Summit  

Hospital


(1) West Valley Hospital  

Island


(1) Rice Rocks   (2) Wells Island  

Lake


(1) Crider Pond   (2) Humbug Lake   (3) Lamer Pond   (4) Lewis Pond   (5) Peters Pond   (6) Rose Lake   (7) Solle Ponds  

Locale


(1) Boulder Camp   (2) Brunks Corner   (3) Buena Vista Ferry Landing West   (4) Buena Vista Public Ferry Landing East   (5) Buman   (6) Buman Quarry Historical   (7) Burns Corner   (8) Camp 2 Historical   (9) Camp Kilowan   (10) Camp Tapawingo   (11) Camp Walker Historical   (12) Cauthorn Historical   (13) Cherriots Rickreall Park And Ride   (14) Cherriots Wallace Road Park And Ride   (15) Clay Pit Historical   (16) Clow Corner   (17) Cottle Historical   (18) Crisp Historical   (19) Crowley   (20) Dallas Sewage Treatment Plant   (21) Dallas Water Treatment Plant   (22) Derry   (23) Derry Orchard Historical   (24) Dolph Historical   (25) Dolph Corner   (26) Dutch Creek Historical   (27) Eagle Crest Corner   (28) East Independence Historical   (29) F C Branch Crossing Historical   (30) Falls City Wastewater Treatment Plant   (31) Falls City Water Treatment Plant   (32) Fern Corner   (33) Fir Grove School   (34) First Fruits Farm   (35) Gerlinger   (36) Gilliams Historical   (37) Greenwood Historical   (38) Guthrie Historical   (39) Helmick Historical   (40) Independence Sewage Treatment Plant   (41) K Junction   (42) Knowles Historical   (43) Ledford Historical   (44) Lees Farm Historical   (45) Link Historical   (46) Luckiamute Historical   (47) Maple Grove Historical   (48) Mitchell Historical   (49) Monmouth Sewage Treatment Plant   (50) Mulkey Historical   (51) Neahr Historical   (52) Nesmith Historical   (53) Nesmith Mills Historical   (54) O Brien Place Historical   (55) Oak Grove   (56) Oak Knoll Golf Course   (57) Olson Historical   (58) Orrs Corner   (59) Orville   (60) P E And E Crossing Historical   (61) Partridge Historical   (62) Polk County Fairgrounds   (63) Polk County Park Public Boat Ramp   (64) Polk Station   (65) Ritner   (66) Riverview City Park Boat Ramp   (67) Rock Creek Hideout   (68) Salmon River Guard Station   (69) Salmon River State Forest Service Station   (70) Salt Creek Historical   (71) Simpson Historical   (72) Simpsons Camp   (73) Smithfield   (74) Spongs Landing   (75) Spring Valley Community Center   (76) Summit Siding Historical   (77) Superior Historical   (78) Suver Junction   (79) Tarter Historical   (80) Teats Historical   (81) Thielsen   (82) Thurston Historical   (83) V S Junction   (84) V And S Crossing Historical   (85) Valsetz Guard Station   (86) Walkers Corner   (87) Wallinch Historical   (88) Wells Landing   (89) Western Camp   (90) Western Oregon University Baseball Stadium   (91) Western Oregon University Leinwand Outdoor Stage   (92) Western Oregon University Mcarthur Field Stadium   (93) Western Oregon University New Physical Education Building   (94) Wigrich   (95) Wigrich Landing   (96) Wigrich Spur Historical   (97) Willamette Biomass Processor S   (98) Worden Historical   (99) Wvrr Junction Historical   (100) Wye Historical  

Mine


(1) Agency Creek Quarry  

Park


(1) Bald Hill City Park   (2) Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge   (3) Birch Street Park   (4) Bridge Park   (5) Brush College City Park   (6) Buena Vista County Park   (7) Cherry Lane Park   (8) Dallas City Park   (9) East Dallas Community Park   (10) Fran Wilson Riverside Park   (11) Gala Park   (12) Gentle Woods Park   (13) George Kitchen Upper Park   (14) Gerlinger County Park   (15) Guthrie Community Park   (16) Henry Hill Park   (17) Kingsborough Park   (18) Lacreole Sports Complex   (19) Le Mesa Park   (20) Lyle Sports Complex   (21) Madrona Park   (22) Main Street Park   (23) Marr Court Park   (24) Michael Harding Park   (25) Mill Creek County Park   (26) Mill Creek Recreation Site   (27) Monmouth Recreational Park   (28) Mountain Fir Park   (29) Nesmith County Park   (30) Pfaff Park   (31) Pioneer Park   (32) Ritner Creek County Park   (33) Riverview City Park   (34) Rotary Park   (35) Sarah Helmick State Park   (36) Southgate Park   (37) Spongs Landing County Park   (38) Straub Nature Park Park   (39) Whitesell Park   (40) Whitworth Sports Complex   (41) Winegar Park  

Populated Place


(1) Airlie   (2) Bethel Heights   (3) Black Rock   (4) Bowersville Historical   (5) Boyer   (6) Bridgeport   (7) Brush College   (8) Buena Vista   (9) Carey Historical   (10) Chapman Corner   (11) Cochrane Historical   (12) Dallas   (13) Ellendale   (14) Falls City   (15) Ferns Historical   (16) Fir Villa   (17) Hopville   (18) Independence   (19) Keas Corner   (20) Kings Valley   (21) Lewisville   (22) Lincoln   (23) Midway   (24) Modeville   (25) Monmouth   (26) Oakdale   (27) Parker   (28) Pedee   (29) Putnam Historical   (30) Rickreall   (31) Salemtowne   (32) Stapleton   (33) Suver   (34) Valsetz Historical   (35) Zena  

Post Office


(1) Airlie Post Office Historical   (2) Bellwood Post Office Historical   (3) Black Rock Post Office Historical   (4) Bloomington Post Office Historical   (5) Bridgeport Post Office Historical   (6) Buena Vista Post Office Historical   (7) Crowley Post Office Historical   (8) Dallas Post Office   (9) Etna Post Office Historical   (10) Falls City Post Office   (11) Hayland Post Office Historical   (12) Independence Post Office   (13) Kings Valley Post Office Historical   (14) Lackemute Post Office Historical   (15) Lewisville Post Office Historical   (16) Lincoln Post Office Historical   (17) Maple Grove Post Office Historical   (18) Monmouth Post Office   (19) Nesmiths Post Office Historical   (20) Parker Post Office Historical   (21) Pedee Post Office Historical   (22) Pitner Post Office Historical   (23) Plum Valley Post Office Historical   (24) Polk Post Office Historical   (25) Rickreall Post Office   (26) Salt Creek Post Office Historical   (27) Smithfield Post Office Historical   (28) Spring Valley Post Office Historical   (29) Suver Post Office Historical   (30) Valfontis Post Office Historical   (31) Valsetz Post Office Historical   (32) Zena Post Office Historical  

Range


(1) Eola Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Aaron Mercer Reservoir   (2) Aebi Reservoir   (3) Alsip Reservoir   (4) Bass Reservoir   (5) Bauman Reservoir   (6) Beyers Pond   (7) Blanchard Reservoir   (8) Boeder Pond   (9) Bowen Reservoir   (10) Bowles Reservoir   (11) Boyle Lakes   (12) Branson Reservoir   (13) Brier Pond   (14) Brydon Reservoir   (15) Buchanan Reservoir   (16) Buhler Reservoir   (17) Case Reservoirs   (18) Christianson Reservoir   (19) Classen Reservoir   (20) Copp Reservoir   (21) Cottonwood Pond   (22) Courter Reservoir   (23) Croft Reservoir   (24) Dicker Reservoir   (25) Domaschofsky Reservoir   (26) Drazdoff Reservoir   (27) Dyer Reservoir   (28) Eagle Crest Reservoir   (29) Earl Kennel Reservoir   (30) Ediger Reservoir   (31) Eliander Reservoir   (32) Emory Moore Reservoir   (33) Falls City Reservoir   (34) Fast Reservoir   (35) Feldman Reservoir   (36) Fisher Reservoir   (37) Flickinger Reservoir   (38) Four H Reservoir   (39) Friesen Reservoir   (40) Frink Reservoir   (41) Garber Reservoir   (42) Garrison Reservoir   (43) Gibson Reservoir   (44) Goffrier Pond   (45) Haines Reservoir   (46) Halstead Reservoir   (47) Hamilton Reservoir   (48) Harvstack Reservoir   (49) Hidden Lake Reservoir   (50) Hidout Reservoir   (51) Hiebenthal Reservoir   (52) Hills Reservoir   (53) Hoekstre Reservoir   (54) Interstate Log Pond   (55) Jahn Reservoir   (56) Johnson Reservoir   (57) Kenney Reservoir   (58) Kester Pond   (59) Kinsey Reservoir   (60) Larson Reservoir   (61) Lenhard Reservoir   (62) Letteken Ponds   (63) Lewis Reservoirs   (64) Libolt Reservoir   (65) Lundeen Reservoir   (66) Maddux Reservoir Historical   (67) Maple Mound Reservoir   (68) Markee Reservoir   (69) Martin Brothers Flashboard Reservoir   (70) Marvin Fast Reservoir   (71) Marx Reservoir   (72) Mcbee Reservoir   (73) Mccrae Reservoir   (74) Mcguire Reservoir   (75) Monmouth Reservoir   (76) Morgan Lake   (77) Morgan Reservoir   (78) Muller Ponds   (79) Muller Reservoir   (80) Murray Reservoir   (81) Myers Reservoir   (82) Nisly Reservoir   (83) Nygren Reservoir   (84) Oak Crest Farm Reservoir   (85) Oakshire Reservoir   (86) Oberg Reservoir   (87) Olge Reservoir   (88) Parks Lake Reservoir   (89) Pond A   (90) Ratzlaff Reservoir   (91) Reimer Reservoir   (92) Rohde Reservoir   (93) Ross Reservoir   (94) Schierling Reservoir   (95) Schindler Reservoir   (96) South Slough Pond   (97) Staats Reservoir   (98) Stamy Reservoir   (99) Stapleton Reservoir   (100) Steen Reservoir   (101) Stevens Reservoir   (102) Stiles Reservoir   (103) Swearingen Reservoir   (104) Sweet Reservoir   (105) Tellin Reservoir   (106) Trom Reservoir   (107) Valsetz Lake Historical   (108) Villwock Reservoir   (109) Wall Reservoir   (110) Wendell Kreder Reservoir   (111) Willamette Log Pond   (112) Wilson Reservoir   (113) Winegar Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Fanno Ridge   (2) Jerusalem Hill   (3) Leno Hill   (4) Middle Ridge   (5) Rickreall Ridge   (6) Sugarloaf Mountain   (7) Thomas Hill  

School


(1) Academy Junior High School Historical   (2) Ash Creek Elementary School   (3) Brush College Elementary School   (4) Campus Elementary School Historical   (5) Central High School   (6) Dallas High School   (7) Dallas High School Morrison Campus Historical   (8) Faith Christian School   (9) Falls City Elementary School   (10) Falls City High School   (11) Greenwood School Historical   (12) Harritt Elementary School   (13) Henry Hill Elementary School   (14) Independence Elementary School   (15) Lacreole Middle School   (16) Luckiamute Valley Charter School   (17) Lyle Elementary School   (18) Mid Valley Christian Academy   (19) Monmouth Elementary School   (20) Morrison Campus Alternative Program   (21) Oakdale Heights Elementary School   (22) Oakdale School Historical   (23) Oakhurst School Historical   (24) Pedee School Historical   (25) Popcorn School Historical   (26) Riviera Christian School   (27) Talmadge Middle School   (28) Ward School Historical   (29) West Salem High School   (30) Western Oregon University   (31) Whitworth Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Boulder Springs   (2) Cauthorn Spring   (3) Cold Springs   (4) Eagle Crest Spring   (5) Nelson Spring   (6) Rattling Springs   (7) Teal Spring   (8) Vitae Springs  

Stream


(1) Agency Creek   (2) Airlie Creek   (3) Applegate Creek   (4) Ash Creek   (5) Baskett Slough   (6) Bear Creek   (7) Beaver Creek   (8) Bend Creek   (9) Berry Creek   (10) Black Rock Creek   (11) Blind Creek   (12) Bluff Creek   (13) Boughey Creek   (14) Boulder Creek   (15) Bridge Forty Creek   (16) Brush College Creek   (17) Bump Creek   (18) Callahan Creek   (19) Camp Creek   (20) Canyon Creek   (21) Carter Creek   (22) Cedar Creek   (23) Central Line Creek   (24) Clayton Creek   (25) Coffee Creek   (26) Coldwater Creek   (27) Cooper Creek   (28) Crooked Creek   (29) Crowley Creek   (30) Crowley Mine Creek   (31) Drift Creek   (32) Dry Creek   (33) Duck Slough   (34) Dutch Creek   (35) Ead Creek   (36) Eagle Creek   (37) Ellendale Creek   (38) Elmer Creek   (39) Everz Creek   (40) Fanno Creek   (41) Fern Creek   (42) Found Creek   (43) Fuller Creek   (44) Glaze Creek   (45) Glenn Creek   (46) Goodwin Branch Mud Slough   (47) Grant Creek   (48) Gravel Creek   (49) Hanchet Creek   (50) Handy Creek   (51) Harland Slough   (52) Hartman Slough   (53) Hoekstre Slough   (54) Hughs Creek   (55) Jackass Creek   (56) Joe Creek   (57) Joe Day Creek   (58) Jont Creek   (59) Kinsey Creek   (60) Kitten Creek   (61) Laurel Creek   (62) Lauterman Creek   (63) Link Creek   (64) Little Boulder Creek   (65) Little Luckiamute River   (66) Lost Creek   (67) Love Creek   (68) Lytle Creek   (69) May Creek   (70) Mcfall Creek   (71) Mcmahan Branch   (72) Mcnary Branch   (73) Mcsheery Creek   (74) Mctimmonds Creek   (75) Middle Fork Ash Creek   (76) Middle Fork Berry Creek   (77) Miller Creek   (78) Mineral Creek   (79) Mud Slough   (80) North Fork Ash Creek   (81) North Fork Berry Creek   (82) North Fork Gravel Creek   (83) North Fork Pedee Creek   (84) North Fork Siletz River   (85) North Fork Teal Creek   (86) Oak Point Creek   (87) Panther Creek   (88) Pedee Creek   (89) Peterson Creek   (90) Pheasant Creek   (91) Pierce Creek   (92) Pigeon Creek   (93) Pine Creek   (94) Potter Creek   (95) Richards Creek   (96) Ritner Creek   (97) Rock Pit Creek   (98) Rockhouse Creek   (99) Rogers Creek   (100) Sams Creek   (101) Sand Creek   (102) Sheythe Creek   (103) Short Creek   (104) Shumway Creek   (105) Skid Creek   (106) Slate Creek   (107) Slick Creek   (108) South Branch Mill Creek   (109) South Fork Ash Creek   (110) South Fork Berry Creek   (111) South Fork Pedee Creek   (112) South Fork Rickreall Creek   (113) South Fork Siletz River   (114) South Fork Teal Creek   (115) Staats Creek   (116) Stub Creek   (117) Teal Creek   (118) Tillotson Creek   (119) Walker Creek   (120) Warnicke Creek   (121) Waymire Creek   (122) West Fork Agency Creek   (123) West Fork Yoncalla Creek   (124) Wind Creek   (125) Wind River   (126) Wolf Creek   (127) Yoncalla Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Hill   (2) Bald Mountain   (3) Burgett Hill   (4) Cadle Hill   (5) Cemetery Hill   (6) Condenser Peak   (7) Cupids Knoll   (8) Davidson Hill   (9) Dorn Peak   (10) Fanno Peak   (11) Fishback Hill   (12) Grant Hill   (13) Grice Hill   (14) Helmick Hill   (15) Holmes Hill   (16) Hubbard Hill   (17) Johnson Hill   (18) Laurel Mountain   (19) Little Hebo   (20) Mount Baldy   (21) Mount Brown   (22) Mount Pisgah   (23) Mount Sykes   (24) Murphy Hill   (25) Riley Peak   (26) Rooster Rock   (27) Tater Hill   (28) Tetons   (29) Wallace Hill  

Swamp


(1) Brush Lake  

Tower


(1) Kskd-fm   (2) Kwip-am  

Valley


(1) Cooper Hollow   (2) Gibson Gulch   (3) Gilliam Swale   (4) Mctimmonds Valley   (5) Plum Valley   (6) Staats Hollow   (7) Winslow Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Polk County, Oregon

97304 (pop. 22,121) 97338 (pop. 17,961) 97361 (pop. 10,319)
97351 (pop. 7,063) 97347 (pop. 1,575) 97344 (pop. 923)
97371 (pop. 563)    


Counties Nearby Polk County, Oregon

Yamhill County, OR  (pop. 100,354) 22.6 Miles
Benton County, OR  (pop. 86,346) 25.9 Miles
Marion County, OR  (pop. 320,956) 26.1 Miles
Lincoln County, OR  (pop. 46,124) 31.3 Miles
Linn County, OR  (pop. 118,450) 40.8 Miles
Tillamook County, OR  (pop. 25,355) 43.4 Miles
Washington County, OR  (pop. 547,336) 45.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Polk County, Oregon

503



Elevation in Polk County, Oregon is 610.0 ft. (186.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Polk County, Oregon

Lat: 44.920550 N        Long: -123.373304 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Polk County, Oregon need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Oregon

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.73 4.79 3.16 4.77 0.00 4.18
  Total Electric Industry 4.73 4.79 3.16 4.77 0.00 4.18
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.81 4.85 3.15 5.30 0.00 4.25
  Total Electric Industry 4.81 4.85 3.15 5.30 0.00 4.25
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.93 4.88 3.22 4.98 0.00 4.31
  Total Electric Industry 4.93 4.88 3.22 4.98 0.00 4.31
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.02 4.93 3.33 5.33 0.00 4.43
  Total Electric Industry 5.02 4.93 3.33 5.33 0.00 4.43
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.33 4.97 3.47 5.27 0.00 4.60
  Total Electric Industry 5.33 4.97 3.47 5.27 0.00 4.60
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.49 5.06 3.47 5.49 0.00 4.67
  Total Electric Industry 5.49 5.06 3.47 5.49 0.00 4.67
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.69 5.15 3.41 5.74 0.00 4.77
  Total Electric Industry 5.69 5.15 3.41 5.74 0.00 4.77
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.56 4.97 3.23 6.44 0.00 4.61
  Total Electric Industry 5.56 4.97 3.23 6.44 0.00 4.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.82 5.00 3.50 6.67 0.00 4.90
  Total Electric Industry 5.82 5.00 3.50 6.67 0.00 4.90
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 1.76 0.00 0.00 1.76
  Full-Service Providers 5.75 4.94 3.55 6.68 0.00 4.87
  Total Electric Industry 5.75 4.94 3.48 6.68 0.00 4.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.88 5.06 3.56 7.10 0.00 4.89
  Total Electric Industry 5.88 5.06 3.56 7.10 0.00 4.89
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 5.45 4.21 7.33 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 5.45 4.21 7.33 0.00 5.44
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.72 9.44 0.00 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.72 9.44 0.00 6.32
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.06 6.38 4.63 0.00 6.68 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.06 6.38 4.63 0.00 6.68 6.18
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.10 0.86 0.00 0.00 1.05
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.43 4.42 0.00 0.00 4.43
  Full-Service Providers 7.18 6.49 4.41 0.00 6.50 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.18 6.45 4.43 0.00 6.50 6.21
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.31 0.76 0.00 0.00 0.90
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.64 6.16 0.00 0.00 6.02
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.49 4.63 0.00 6.36 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.51 4.83 0.00 6.36 6.34
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.82 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.69
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.88 7.61 0.00 0.00 7.26
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 6.73 4.70 0.00 6.40 6.50
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 6.77 4.85 0.00 6.40 6.53

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Polk County, Oregon

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 38   (3.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 70   (6.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 59   (5.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 61   (5.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 76   (6.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 205   (18.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 121   (11.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 154   (14.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 63   (5.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 82   (7.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 49   (4.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 47   (4.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 73   (6.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Polk County, Oregon)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 891

1 vehicle available : 4,215

2 vehicles available : 1,048

3 vehicles available : 247

4 or more vehicles available : 34

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 469

1 vehicle available : 2,380

2 vehicles available : 6,221

3 vehicles available : 1,912

4 or more vehicles available : 212

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 93

1 vehicle available : 432

2 vehicles available : 1,769

3 vehicles available : 1,291

4 or more vehicles available : 406

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 17

1 vehicle available : 1,395

2 vehicles available : 2,770

3 vehicles available : 1,422

4 or more vehicles available : 1,042


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Polk County, Oregon)

1-person household:

No workers : 3,868

1 worker : 2,567

2-person household:

No workers : 3,917

1 worker : 3,018

2 workers : 4,259

3-person household:

No workers : 843

1 worker : 1,194

2 workers : 1,547

3 workers : 407

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 607

1 worker : 2,716

2 workers : 2,594

3 or more workers : 729


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Polk County, Oregon)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 23,631

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 2,830

In 3-person carpool : 506

In 4-person carpool : 182

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 27

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 58

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 215

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 19

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 121

Bicycle : 427

Walked : 1,134

Other means : 148

Worked at home : 1,649


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Polk County, Oregon)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,709

5 to 9 minutes : 3,785

10 to 14 minutes : 3,818

15 to 19 minutes : 4,594

20 to 24 minutes : 3,829

25 to 29 minutes : 2,104

30 to 34 minutes : 3,329

35 to 39 minutes : 732

40 to 44 minutes : 1,156

45 to 59 minutes : 2,307

60 to 89 minutes : 842

90 or more minutes : 1,093


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Polk County, Oregon

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 368  (50.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 37  (5.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 92  (12.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 33  (4.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 64  (8.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 229  (38.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 57  (9.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 235  (39.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 26  (4.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 8  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Polk County, Oregon

Employed: 34,648
Unemployed: 1,845



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Polk County, Oregon

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 4.9%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 32.2%
  • Other: 62.9%







There are 1,208 Farms In Polk County, Oregon


(updated 2008)



Banks In Polk County, Oregon

Washington Federal, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $44.3m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 253

U.s. Bank National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Columbia State Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $21.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 141

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Umpqua Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $22m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 363

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Citizens Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $548.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 98

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Polk County, Oregon

  • McNary Field


    (about 18.2 miles in Salem, Oregon; Airport Code: SLE)

  • Corvallis Municipal


    (about 29.6 miles in Corvallis, Oregon; Airport Code: CVO)

  • Siletz Bay State


    (about 32.2 miles in Gleneden Beach, Oregon; Airport Code: OR2)

  • Aurora State


    (about 37.1 miles in Aurora, Oregon; Airport Code: FVO)

  • Tillamook


    (about 40.5 miles in Netarts, Oregon; Airport Code: VWG)

  • Newport Municipal


    (about 41.0 miles in Newport, Oregon; Airport Code: ONP)

  • Portland Hillsboro


    (about 47.6 miles in North Plains, Oregon; Airport Code: HIO)

  • Mahlon Sweet Field


    (about 55.6 miles in Alvadore, Oregon; Airport Code: EUG)

  • Pearson Field


    (about 59.6 miles in Vancouver, Washington; Airport Code: VUO)

  • Portland International


    (about 59.7 miles in Portland, Oregon; Airport Code: PDX)

  • Portland Troutdale


    (about 64.3 miles in Fairview, Oregon; Airport Code: TTD)

  • Hobby Field


    (about 70.6 miles in Creswell, Oregon; Airport Code: XXS)

  • Florence Municipal


    (about 74.3 miles in Westlake, Oregon; Airport Code: OR3)

  • Kelso-Longview


    (about 85.9 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Southwest Washington Regional


    (about 85.9 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Astoria Regional


    (about 89.1 miles in Warrenton, Oregon; Airport Code: AST)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Polk County, Oregon

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

67.53%

Carpooled

10.98%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.91%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.66%

Other Means

0.76%

Worked At Home

16.16%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Polk County, Oregon, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Polk County, Oregon)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11,936

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,298

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 618

Renter-occupied housing units : 685

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 924

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,600

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,430

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,775


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Polk County, Oregon)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,468

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,617

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,798

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,548

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,372

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,589

Householder 75 years and over : 876

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 174

Householder 35 to 44 years : 243

Householder 45 to 54 years : 516

Householder 55 to 59 years : 662

Householder 60 to 64 years : 682

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,615

Householder 75 years and over : 1,748


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Polk County, Oregon)

Less than 10.0 percent : 313

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,000

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 739

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,223

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,237

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 979

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 407

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 916

50.0 percent or more : 2,988

Not computed : 556


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Polk County, Oregon)

Built 2010 or later : $207,600

Built 2000 to 2009 : $244,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $218,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $199,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $194,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $190,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $190,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $145,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $179,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Polk County, Oregon: 69.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Oregon: 63.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Polk County, Oregon

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 224 224 $30,375,222
  Two Family 9 18 $1,421,900
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

233 242 $31,797,122
2000        
  Single Family 167 167 $23,985,923
  Two Family 3 6 $507,987
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $263,000
  Five or More Family 10 84 $4,341,862
  Total

181 260 $29,098,772
2001        
  Single Family 148 148 $21,275,005
  Two Family 5 10 $862,768
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $1,337,918
  Five or More Family 5 42 $2,170,933
  Total

163 220 $25,646,624
2002        
  Single Family 199 199 $34,873,500
  Two Family 18 36 $2,723,389
  Three and Four Family 5 18 $1,214,640
  Five or More Family 1 6 $381,000
  Total

223 259 $39,192,529
2003        
  Single Family 275 275 $47,089,135
  Two Family 18 36 $3,900,441
  Three and Four Family 5 19 $1,736,415
  Five or More Family 8 47 $3,543,075
  Total

306 377 $56,269,066
2004        
  Single Family 292 292 $62,972,801
  Two Family 2 4 $401,157
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $2,358,254
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

300 320 $65,732,212
2005        
  Single Family 424 424 $78,345,382
  Two Family 11 22 $2,383,835
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $560,516
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

437 454 $81,289,733
2006        
  Single Family 202 202 $46,037,791
  Two Family 18 36 $4,065,459
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $1,704,064
  Five or More Family 5 26 $2,496,664
  Total

230 284 $54,303,978


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Polk County, OR): $62,639
Median Household Income In 2000 (Oregon): $40,916


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Polk County): $271,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Oregon): $145,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Polk County, Oregon

Utility Gas: 5.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.7%
Electricity: 46.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 17.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 20.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.2%
No Fuel Used: 1.1%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Polk County, Oregon

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 6.26%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.7%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 13.21%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 65.57%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 13.26%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Polk County): $415
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Oregon): $620
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Polk County): $735


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Polk County, Oregon are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Polk County, Oregon

Oakwood Home Services


     Address: 421 Se Evans, Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/7/1992

Community Homecare Willamette Valley Amedisys Co


     Address: 117 Ne Fifth Street Suite B, Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/30/1996

Good Samaritan Reg Medical Hhs


     Address: 444 Nw Elks Drive, Corvallis, Oregon 97330
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/2/1986

Providence Benedictine Hha


     Address: 570 South Main Street, Mount Angel, Oregon 97362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 3/15/1984

Salem Hospital Home Care


     Address: 2455 Franzen Street, Ne, Salem, Oregon 97309
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/19/1987

Hospitals Close To Polk County, Oregon

West Valley Hospital


     Address: 525 Se Washington Street, Dallas, Oregon 97338
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Providence Newberg Medical Center


     Address: 1001 Providence Drive, Newberg, Oregon 97132
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Willamette Valley Medical Center


     Address: 2700 S.e. Stratus Ave., Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Ctr


     Address: 3600 Nw Samaritan Drive, Corvallis, Oregon 97339
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Salem Hospital


     Address: 665 Winter Street Se, Salem, Oregon 97309
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Polk County, Oregon

Evergreen Independence Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 1525 Monmouth Street, Independence, Oregon 97351
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 55%

Dallas Ret Village Health Center


     Address: 377 Nw Jasper Street, Dallas, Oregon 97338
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Village At Hillside


     Address: 440 Nw Hillside Parkway, Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 16
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Life Care Center Of Mcminnville


     Address: 1309 E. 27th Street, Mcminnville, Oregon 97128
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 58%

Newberg Care Home


     Address: 1500 East First Street, Newberg, Oregon 97132
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 32
     Percent Occupied: 48%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Polk County, Oregon

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 217 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Polk County, Oregon

    Retired Workers: 8,880
    Disabled Workers: 1,440
    Widowers Workers: 1,070
    Spouses Workers: 680
    Children Workers: 785


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Polk County, Oregon


Charges


Regular Highways: $88,000
All Other: $2,798,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $2,431,000
Health & Hospitals: $470,000
Highways: $7,000
Public Welfare: $152,000
All Other: $1,284,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $537,000
Health & Hospitals: $16,764,000
Highways: $3,209,000
Housing & Community Development: $179,000
Public Welfare: $263,000
All Other: $2,616,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $16,000
Health & Hospitals: $448,000
Housing & Community Development: $24,000
All Other: $513,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $2,912,000
Corrections - Other: $1,027,000
Financial Administration: $3,038,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $1,055,000
Central Staff Services: $1,535,000
General Public Buildings: $1,091,000
Health Services - Other: $18,113,000
Regular Highways: $3,606,000
Housing & Community Development: $117,000
Libraries: $39,000
Natural Resources - Other: $390,000
Parks & Recreation: $61,000
Police Protection: $4,019,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $602,000
Welfare - Other: $1,281,000
General - Other: $619,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $5,603,000


Other Capital Outlay


Correctional Institutions: $95,000
Judicial: $62,000
Central Staff: $45,000
General Public Building: $24,000
Regular Highways: $882,000
Natural Resource - Other: $25,000
Police Protection: $693,000
Welfare - Other: $109,000


General


Interest On Debt: $124,000


Intergovernmental To State


Financial Administration: $2,000
Central Staff Services: $9,000
Health: $11,000
Regular Highways: $89,000
Housing & Community Development: $37,000
Natural Resources: $32,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $100,000
Regular Highways: $56,000
General: $63,000


Tax


Property: $6,959,000
Public Utilities: $632,000
Other License: $897,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $4,000
Property Sale Other: $137,000
Interest Earnings: $544,000
Fines & Forfeits: $259,000
Rents: $172,000
Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
General Revenue, Nec: $628,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $99,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $10,305,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $11,453,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,010,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $1,932,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,942,000


(updated 2006)



Polk County, Oregon Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.63%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.97%
  • Other 1.40%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Polk County, Oregon citizens.

Relocation to Polk County, OR

12.13 % of Polk County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,059

Oregon Average 8.89 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $15,600

Oregon Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Polk County, OR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Marion County , OR 4.60 % ($40,023 AGI )
  • Yamhill County , OR 0.62 % ($30,958 AGI )
  • Washington County , OR 0.44 % ($48,614 AGI )
  • Benton County , OR 0.41 % ($33,969 AGI )
  • Linn County , OR 0.34 % ($30,975 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.34 % ($38,051 AGI )
  • Lane County , OR 0.31 % ($29,917 AGI )
  • Clackamas County , OR 0.25 % ($48,776 AGI )
  • Lincoln County , OR 0.25 % ($38,534 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.23 % ($40,283 AGI )

Relocation away from Polk County, OR

10.11 % of Polk County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,770

Oregon Average 7.91 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,700

Oregon Average 0.07 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Polk County, OR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marion County , OR 4.22 % ($34,572 AGI )
  • Yamhill County , OR 0.56 % ($32,016 AGI )
  • Washington County , OR 0.40 % ($39,244 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.38 % ($30,209 AGI )
  • Clackamas County , OR 0.34 % ($43,171 AGI )
  • Benton County , OR 0.30 % ($39,319 AGI )
  • Linn County , OR 0.30 % ($33,412 AGI )
  • Lane County , OR 0.25 % ($28,544 AGI )
  • Deschutes County , OR 0.19 % ($57,273 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.13 % ($54,600 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Oregon

Low Bracket: $2,900 (5.00%)
High Bracket: $7,300 (9.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Oregon

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Polk County, Oregon is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Polk County, Oregon


On 09/15/1997, a tornado touched down 9.29 miles from the center of Polk County, Oregon. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 09/15/1997, a tornado touched down 9.81 miles from the center of Polk County, Oregon. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/21/2003, a tornado touched down 10.64 miles from the center of Polk County, Oregon. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 12/16/2006, a tornado touched down 11.16 miles from the center of Polk County, Oregon. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/31/1997, a tornado touched down 17.76 miles from the center of Polk County, Oregon. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Polk County, Oregon

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage



Tornados In Polk County, Oregon

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1997-09-15 1 10 -- 0 0 $5K --
  1997-09-15 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- $1K





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Polk County, Oregon directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Oregon

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,259 17,160 18,873 14,487 16,295 21,562 17,650 24,660 18,930 27,073


(updated 2014)



Jails in Polk County, Oregon


  • Polk County Jail


    850 Main Street, Dallas, OR 97338
    Confined: 113
    Avg. Population: 120


(updated 2006)



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