Mill City, Oregon

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Mill City, Oregon
City
Pedestrian bridge over the North Santiam River at Mill City
Pedestrian bridge over the North Santiam River at Mill City
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 44°45′7″N 122°28′42″W / 44.75194°N 122.47833°W / 44.75194; -122.47833Coordinates: 44°45′7″N 122°28′42″W / 44.75194°N 122.47833°W / 44.75194; -122.47833
Country United States
State Oregon
Counties Linn, Marion
Incorporated 1947
Government
 • Mayor Tim Kirsch
Area[1]
 • Total 0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Land 0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 832 ft (253.6 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,855
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,867
 • Density 2,234.9/sq mi (862.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97360
Area code(s) 503 and 971
FIPS code 41-48150[4]
GNIS feature ID 1124148[5]
Website www.mill-city.or.us

Mill City is a city in Linn and Marion counties in the U.S. state of Oregon. The population was 1,855 at the 2010 census. It is on the North Santiam River, downstream from Detroit Lake.

The Linn County portion of Mill City is part of the AlbanyLebanon Micropolitan Statistical Area, while the Marion County portion is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.83 square miles (2.15 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,855 people, 681 households, and 475 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,234.9 inhabitants per square mile (862.9 /km2). There were 742 housing units at an average density of 894.0 per square mile (345.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.7% White, 0.4% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 2.0% from other races, and 3.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.2% of the population.

There were 681 households of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,537 people, 565 households, and 422 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,940.4 people per square mile (751.2/km²). There were 629 housing units at an average density of 794.1 per square mile (307.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.27% White, 0.26% African American, 2.34% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 6.70% from other races, and 3.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.39% of the population.

There were 565 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,321, and the median income for a family was $36,736. Males had a median income of $30,197 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,595. About 10.0% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Mill City is the home of Santiam Elementary School and Santiam Junior/Senior High School. Mill City is served by the Santiam Canyon School District.[6]

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