Oak Hills, Oregon

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Oak Hills, Oregon
Census-designated place (CDP)
Entrance to the development
Entrance to the development
Location of Oak Hills, Oregon
Location of Oak Hills, Oregon
Coordinates: 45°32′26″N 122°50′29″W / 45.54056°N 122.84139°W / 45.54056; -122.84139Coordinates: 45°32′26″N 122°50′29″W / 45.54056°N 122.84139°W / 45.54056; -122.84139
Country United States
State Oregon
County Washington
Established 1965
Area
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 236 ft (72 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,333
 • Density 5,864.8/sq mi (2,264.4/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97006
Area code(s) 503 and 971
FIPS code 41-53988[1]
GNIS feature ID

1867476[2]

Oak Hills Historic District
Map of district boundaries and contributing resources.
The Oak Hills Historic District boundaries (black line), and historic contributing resources in the district (brown).
Location Roughly bounded by NW West Union & Cornell Roads, NW 143rd Ave., and Bethany Blvd.
Washington County, Oregon
Area 240 acres (97 ha)[4]
Architect Multiple
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 13000482[3]
Added to NRHP July 10, 2013[3][4]

Oak Hills is a census-designated place in Washington County, Oregon, United States. The population was 9,050 at the 2000 census. It is on unincorporated community land, but was assigned Beaverton mailing addresses by the U.S. Postal Service. It is managed by the Oak Hills Homeowners Association (OHHA).

The neighborhood is north of the Sunset Highway and is bounded by Cornell Road on the south, West Union Road on the north, Bethany Boulevard on the west and Northwest 143rd Avenue on the east. It was a planned community and was built in the 1960s.[5] The first ten homes were completed in May 1965,[6] the first of about 650 planned, in an area of approximately 250 acres (100 ha).[7] Oak Hills today includes around 650 residences,[5] of which 627 are single-family homes.[4] The neighborhood is located at the western end of Cedar Mill and southeastern end of the Bethany area. Fire protection and EMS services are provided through Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue.[8]

The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 10, 2013, as the Oak Hills Historic District.[3][4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,050 people, 3,397 households, and 2,374 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,864.8 people per square mile (2,269.0/km²). There were 3,478 housing units at an average density of 2,253.9 per square mile (872.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.46% White, 1.28% African American, 0.43% Native American, 13.76% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 3.01% from other races, and 2.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.82% of the population.

There were 3,397 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $61,217, and the median income for a family was $71,849. Males had a median income of $53,000 versus $29,864 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,163. About 1.4% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Oak Hills Elementary School
  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b c "Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties [for National Register of Historic Places]: 7/08/13 through 7/12/13". National Park Service. July 19, 2013. Retrieved July 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d Friedman, Nicole (July 19, 2013). "Oak Hills added to National Register of Historic Places". The Oregonian. Retrieved July 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Smith, Emily E. (March 31, 2011 (print edition April 2, 2011)). "Oak Hills residents take pride in Rummer-designed homes scattered through the midcentury neighborhood". The Oregonian. p. E1. Retrieved April 11, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ "New Homes On Display" (May 16, 1965). The Sunday Oregonian, p. 37.
  7. ^ "Oak Hills Begins Building Of Recreation Complex" (August 8, 1965). The Sunday Oregonian, Section 3, p. 9.
  8. ^ "About TVF&R". Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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