Maywood Park, Oregon

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Maywood Park
City
Maywood Park, Oregon
Hillside letters for Maywood Park
Hillside letters for Maywood Park
Official seal of Maywood Park
Seal
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 45°33′12″N 122°33′43″W / 45.55333°N 122.56194°W / 45.55333; -122.56194Coordinates: 45°33′12″N 122°33′43″W / 45.55333°N 122.56194°W / 45.55333; -122.56194
Country United States
State Oregon
County Multnomah
Incorporated 1967
Government
 • Mayor Mark Hardie
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 77 ft (23.5 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 752
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 773
 • Density 4,423.5/sq mi (1,707.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97220
Area code(s) 503 and 971
FIPS code 41-46730[4]
GNIS feature ID 1639429[5]
[6]

Maywood Park is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. The name came from a comment made by the wife of the man who developed the original subdivision, E.F. Taylor, who remarked one winter night how attractive the woods were in May.[citation needed] An enclave within the city of Portland, the residents of the city voted to incorporate in 1967 in an unsuccessful attempt to stop the construction of Interstate 205. The population was 752 at the 2010 census.[7]

History[edit]

In 1926, Columbia Realty purchased the triangular plot of land on which Maywood Park stands. The parcel was later purchased by Commonwealth Inc., which made plans to create a subdivision modeled after the Laurelhurst and Eastmoreland neighborhoods of Portland. Although the Great Depression delayed development of the land, construction was largely completed by 1943 with about 400 homes.

In 1967, the residents of Maywood Park voted to incorporate as a city in an attempt to prevent Interstate 205 from cutting through the neighborhood. Although the effort was ultimately unsuccessful, resulting in the loss of 82 homes on the west side, Maywood Park was able to gain noise reduction concessions from the construction of I-205. Specifically, I-205 is built below grade as it passes by Maywood Park, and a sound wall and greenbelt provide further noise reduction.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1] The city is contained in a trapezoid bordered by NE Prescott Street to the north, NE 102nd Avenue to the east, I-205 to the south, and NE 92nd Avenue (across I-205) to the west, plus the eastern side of 92nd Avenue to Sandy Boulevard.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 1,305
1980 1,083 −17.0%
1990 781 −27.9%
2000 777 −0.5%
2010 752 −3.2%
Est. 2015 778 [10] 3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 752 people, 300 households, and 217 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,423.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,707.9/km2). There were 312 housing units at an average density of 1,835.3 per square mile (708.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.5% White, 3.5% African American, 0.4% Native American, 5.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 300 households of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.7% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 42.8 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 777 people, 306 households, and 224 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,571.4 people per square mile (1,764.7/km²). There were 314 housing units at an average density of 1,847.4 per square mile (713.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.42% White, 2.06% African American, 0.90% Native American, 3.99% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 4.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.32% of the population.

There were 306 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 32.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $61,750. Males had a median income of $39,821 versus $36,071 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,472. None of the families and 1.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 1.7% of those over 64.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  3. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-09-26. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  8. ^ Joner, Cami. "Maywood Park citizens get involved". Mid-County Memo. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  9. ^ http://www2.census.gov/geo/www/bas/st41_or/incplace/p4146730_maywood_park/BAS10P14100046730_001.pdf
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 

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