Wood Village, Oregon

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Wood Village, Oregon
City
Motto: The city that cares
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 45°32′6″N 122°25′7″W / 45.53500°N 122.41861°W / 45.53500; -122.41861Coordinates: 45°32′6″N 122°25′7″W / 45.53500°N 122.41861°W / 45.53500; -122.41861
Country United States
State Oregon
County Multnomah
Incorporated 1951
Government
 • Mayor Patricia Smith
Area[1]
 • Total 0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Land 0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 90–330 ft (27.4 –100.6 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,878
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 3,960
 • Density 4,125.5/sq mi (1,592.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97060
Area code(s) 503
FIPS code 41-83950[4]
GNIS feature ID 1136921[5]
Website www.ci.wood-village.or.us

Wood Village is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. The population was 3,878 at the 2010 census.[6] Despite the name, Wood Village is classified as a city.

History[edit]

Wood Village was built as a company town for the Reynolds Aluminum plant in Troutdale that closed in 2000.[7] The city was also formerly home to a 90,000-square-foot (8,400 m2) Merix Corporation plant.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 822
1970 1,533 86.5%
1980 2,253 47.0%
1990 2,814 24.9%
2000 2,860 1.6%
2010 3,878 35.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,878 people, 1,223 households, and 880 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,125.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,592.9 /km2). There were 1,289 housing units at an average density of 1,371.3 per square mile (529.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 62.6% White, 2.0% African American, 2.3% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 25.0% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 37.0% of the population.

There were 1,223 households of which 46.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.0% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.11 and the average family size was 3.59.

The median age in the city was 30.7 years. 32.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.6% were from 45 to 64; and 7.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,860 people, 1,014 households, and 701 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,004.1 people per square mile (1,162.4/km²). There were 1,089 housing units at an average density of 1,143.9 per square mile (442.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 81.68% White, 0.56% African American, 1.29% Native American, 1.71% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 9.86% from other races, and 4.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.21% of the population.

There were 1,014 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,384, and the median income for a family was $48,167. Males had a median income of $31,577 versus $25,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,833. About 6.9% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation[edit]

TriMet serves the city with bus service and connections to light rail.

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