Shady Cove, Oregon

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Shady Cove, Oregon
City
Shady Cove City Hall
Shady Cove City Hall
Nickname(s): The Jewel of the Upper Rogue
Motto: "And A River Runs Through It!"
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 42°36′36″N 122°48′57″W / 42.61000°N 122.81583°W / 42.61000; -122.81583Coordinates: 42°36′36″N 122°48′57″W / 42.61000°N 122.81583°W / 42.61000; -122.81583
Country United States
State Oregon
County Jackson
Incorporated 1972
Government
 • Mayor Ron Holthusen
Area[1]
 • Total 2.01 sq mi (5.21 km2)
 • Land 1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
Elevation 1,406 ft (428.6 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,904
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,939
 • Density 1,520.4/sq mi (587.0/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97539
Area code(s) 541
FIPS code 41-66550[4]
GNIS feature ID 1158474[5]
Website http://www.shadycove.net

Shady Cove is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. The population was 2,910 as of July 1, 2011.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.01 square miles (5.21 km2), of which, 1.91 square miles (4.95 km2) is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.[1]

On November 1, 2007, the city was placed on probation by FEMA for mismanagement of the city's floodplain management program. The city has since corrected the problems with their program, and on November 1, 2008, the city will be in "good standing" again.[7][8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,904 people, 1,291 households, and 819 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,520.4 inhabitants per square mile (587.0 /km2). There were 1,459 housing units at an average density of 763.9 per square mile (294.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 1,291 households of which 19.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.69.

The median age in the city was 51.8 years. 16.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.2% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 26.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2008, there were 2,870 people, 989 households, and 689 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,153.4 people per square mile (445.4/km²). There were 1,107 housing units at an average density of 553.5 per square mile (213.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.23% White, 0.30% African American, 2.25% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.90% of the population.

There were 993 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the city the population was 21.6% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,429, and the median income for a family was $38,819. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $23,533 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,564. About 6.4% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2011 Certified Population Estimates". Portland State University. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ "NFIP Probation Ends for Shady Cove" (Press release). Federal Emergency Management Agency. October 1, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 
  8. ^ Miller, Bill (September 17, 2008). "Shady Cove hopes FEMA will lift city's flood probation status". The Mail Tribune. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 

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