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Wood Village is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. The population was 3,878 at the 2010 census.[7] Despite the name, Wood Village is classified as a city.

Wood Village
Wood Village, Oregon
Official seal of Wood Village
Seal
Motto(s): 
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
CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CountyMultnomah
Incorporated1951
Government
 • MayorTimothy Clark[1]
Area
 • Total0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Land0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
90–330 ft (27.4 –100.6 m)
Population
 • Total3,878
 • Estimate 
(2013)[4]
3,942
 • Density4,125.5/sq mi (1,592.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
97060
Area code(s)503
FIPS code41-83950[5]
GNIS feature ID1136921[6]
WebsiteCity of Wood Village

Contents

HistoryEdit

Wood Village was built as a company town for the Reynolds Aluminum plant in Troutdale that closed in 2000.[8] The city was also formerly home to a 90,000-square-foot (8,400 m2) Merix Corporation plant.[9]

GeographyEdit

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.[2]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1960822
19701,53386.5%
19802,25347.0%
19902,81424.9%
20002,8601.6%
20103,87835.6%
Est. 20164,016[10]3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] 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 censusEdit

As of the census[5] 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.

TransportationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mayor & Council". City of Wood Village. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21.
  4. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-09-26.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 August 2011.
  8. ^ Mayer, James (April 19, 2012). "Aluminum Plant Gone, but Memories Remain". The Oregonian. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
  9. ^ Merix Corporation 2006 Annual Report
  10. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 26, 2014.

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