Richland, Oregon

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Richland, Oregon
Main Street
Main Street
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 44°46′7″N 117°10′7″W / 44.76861°N 117.16861°W / 44.76861; -117.16861Coordinates: 44°46′7″N 117°10′7″W / 44.76861°N 117.16861°W / 44.76861; -117.16861
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyBaker
Incorporated1917
Government
 • MayorGloria Wilson
Area
 • Total0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Land0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
2,231 ft (680 m)
Population
 • Total156
 • Estimate 
(2012[3])
175
 • Density1,950.0/sq mi (752.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
97870
Area code(s)541
FIPS code41-61700[4]
GNIS feature ID1148423[5]

Richland is a city in Baker County, Oregon, United States. The population was 156 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Richland was platted in 1897 and replaced New Bridge as the primary rural service center in the area.[6]

Geography[edit]

Richland is along Oregon Route 86 between Baker City and Oxbow on the Oregon–Idaho border.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Richland has a dry, hot summer humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dsa" on climate maps.

Climate data for Richland
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 62
(17)
76
(24)
85
(29)
92
(33)
98
(37)
105
(41)
111
(44)
109
(43)
105
(41)
92
(33)
78
(26)
65
(18)
111
(44)
Average high °F (°C) 38.1
(3.4)
45.7
(7.6)
55.2
(12.9)
65.4
(18.6)
74.1
(23.4)
82.4
(28)
92.3
(33.5)
91.2
(32.9)
81.4
(27.4)
68
(20)
50.7
(10.4)
40.4
(4.7)
65.4
(18.6)
Average low °F (°C) 19.7
(−6.8)
24.5
(−4.2)
28.8
(−1.8)
33.5
(0.8)
40.6
(4.8)
47.1
(8.4)
52.8
(11.6)
50.7
(10.4)
42
(6)
33.1
(0.6)
26.6
(−3)
21.9
(−5.6)
35.1
(1.7)
Record low °F (°C) −27
(−33)
−26
(−32)
−9
(−23)
13
(−11)
12
(−11)
19
(−7)
25
(−4)
31
(−1)
18
(−8)
6
(−14)
−7
(−22)
−22
(−30)
−27
(−33)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.27
(32.3)
0.85
(21.6)
0.81
(20.6)
0.9
(23)
1.33
(33.8)
1.03
(26.2)
0.39
(9.9)
0.54
(13.7)
0.54
(13.7)
0.72
(18.3)
1.27
(32.3)
1.3
(33)
10.95
(278.1)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 6.4
(16.3)
2.7
(6.9)
0.7
(1.8)
0.2
(0.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
2.1
(5.3)
5.1
(13)
17.4
(44.2)
Average precipitation days 7 5 5 5 6 5 2 3 3 5 7 7 60
Source: [7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910334
1920244−26.9%
1930212−13.1%
194025419.8%
1950220−13.4%
19602283.6%
1970133−41.7%
198018136.1%
1990161−11.0%
2000147−8.7%
20101566.1%
Est. 2016177[8]13.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 156 people, 93 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,950.0 inhabitants per square mile (752.9/km2). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 1,450.0 per square mile (559.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 1.3% African American, 1.3% Native American, and 2.6% from two or more races. No people from Richland reported as Asian or Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 93 households of which 2.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 1.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.5% were non-families. 38.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.68 and the average family size was 2.11.

The median age in the city was 64.4 years. 1.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 7% were from 25 to 44; 40.4% were from 45 to 64; and 48.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

Richland city hall-fire station
Eagle Valley Community Park in Richland

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 147 people, 86 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,849.1 people per square mile (709.5/km²). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 1,522.0 per square mile (584.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.28% White, 0.68% Native American, 0.68% Asian, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 86 households out of which 7.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.2% were non-families. 45.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.71 and the average family size was 2.31.

In the city, the population was spread out with 8.2% under the age of 18, 1.4% from 18 to 24, 8.8% from 25 to 44, 35.4% from 45 to 64, and 46.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 63 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $17,344, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,462. There were 11.4% of families and 18.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 37.5% of under eighteens and 13.0% of those over 64.

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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 17, 2013. 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. ^ Bailey, Barbara Ruth (1982). Main Street: Northeastern Oregon. Oregon Historical Society. p. 53. ISBN 0-87595-073-6.
  7. ^ "RICHLAND, OR (357160)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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