Aumsville, Oregon

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Aumsville, Oregon
City
Motto: "Home of the Corn Festival"
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 44°50′41″N 122°52′17″W / 44.84472°N 122.87139°W / 44.84472; -122.87139Coordinates: 44°50′41″N 122°52′17″W / 44.84472°N 122.87139°W / 44.84472; -122.87139
Country United States
State Oregon
County Marion
Incorporated August 3, 1911
Government
 • Mayor Harold L. White[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 366 ft (111.6 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,584
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,704
 • Density 3,513.7/sq mi (1,356.6/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97325
Area code(s) 503 and 971
FIPS code 41-03250[5]
GNIS feature ID 1117091[6]
Website www.aumsville.us

Aumsville is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. The population was 3,584 at the 2010 census.[7] It is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Aumsville is situated on the site of the pioneer farm of Henry L. Turner, who named the settlement for his son-in-law, Amos M. Davis, more familiarly known as "Aumus", who had died on December 23, 1863. Aumsville was incorporated on August 3, 1911.[1][8]

On December 14, 2010, an EF2 tornado touched down in the center of Aumsville.[9] The winds destroyed homes and caused substantial damage to businesses and City Hall.[10]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,584 people, 1,182 households, and 937 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,513.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,356.6/km2). There were 1,231 housing units at an average density of 1,206.9 per square mile (466.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 84.3% White, 0.5% African American, 2.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 6.7% from other races, and 5.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.4% of the population.

There were 1,182 households of which 49.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 20.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the city was 30.4 years. 34.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 8.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,003 people, 961 households, and 803 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,792.5 people per square mile (1,467.7/km²). There were 1,024 housing units at an average density of 1,293.2 per square mile (500.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.75% White, 1.83% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.30% African American, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 6.06% from other races, and 4.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.39% of the population.

There were 961 households out of which 52.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.4% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the city the population was spread out with 36.4% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,704, and the median income for a family was $41,316. Males had a median income of $32,723 versus $24,514 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,262. About 13.8% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.7% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Annual cultural events[edit]

The Aumsville Corn Festival is held in August.[11]

Parks and recreation[edit]

Aumsville is home to the Brian Haney Memorial Skate Park.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Incorporated Cities: Aumsville". Oregon Blue Book. Oregon Secretary of State. Retrieved December 16, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ 2010 U.S. Census
  8. ^ "Marion County Oregon - Cities Histories". Marion County, Oregon. Retrieved December 22, 2010. [dead link]
  9. ^ "National Weather Service - NWS Portland". Wrh.noaa.gov. May 24, 2007. Retrieved March 16, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Aumsville tornado: Homes and businesses destroyed by sudden, furious storm". OregonLive.com. December 14, 2010. Retrieved December 14, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Aumsville City Hall". City of Aumsville. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Brian Haney Memorial Skatepark". skateoregon.com. Retrieved December 14, 2010. 

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