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Yamhill County, Oregon

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Yamhill County is a county in the US state of Oregon As of the 2010 census, the population was 99,1931 The county seat is McMinnville2 The name's origin is probably an explorer's name for a local Native American tribe, the Yamhill, who are part of the North Kalapuyan family3

Yamhill County is part of the Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area It is in the Willamette Valley

Contents

  • 1 History
    • 11 Lock and dam on the Yamhill River
  • 2 Geography
    • 21 Adjacent counties
    • 22 National protected areas
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 2000 census
    • 32 2010 census
  • 4 Politics
  • 5 Economy
  • 6 Education
  • 7 Communities
    • 71 Cities
    • 72 Census-designated places
    • 73 Unincorporated communities
  • 8 See also
  • 9 References
  • 10 Further reading
  • 11 External links

Historyedit

The earliest known inhabitants of the area were the Yamhill Yamhelas Indian Tribe, part of the Kalapooian family4 Indians, who have inhabited the area for over 8000 years They are one of the tribes incorporated into the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde In 1857 they were forced to migrate to the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation created in Oregon's Coastal Range two years earlier

The earliest non-native settlers were employees of the various fur companies operating in Oregon Country, who started settling there around 1814 But it was the establishment of the Oregon Trail that led to significant migration to the area

Yamhill District later county was created on July 5, 1843, five years before the Oregon Territory was established It was one of the original four districts created by Oregon's first Provisional Legislature, along with Twality later Washington, Clackamas, and Champooick later Marion counties The district was originally over 12,000 square miles 31,000 km2, an area that was broken up into twelve present-day counties

Lafayette, the principal trading center of the western Willamette Valley in early Oregon history, was made the county seat in 1847 The county government was later 1889 moved to McMinnville where it remains today

The Mount Hebo Air Force Station was a Cold War air defense installation from 1956 to 1980 Located next to Tillamook County, at the top of 3,154-foot 961 m high Mount Hebo, Air Force radars operated by the 689th Radar Squadron and the 14th Missile Warning Squadron were essential parts of the nation's integrated air defenses The large radomes protecting the radars from adverse weather effects could be seen silhouetted against the sky from many parts of Yamhill County

Lock and dam on the Yamhill Riveredit

Main article: Yamhill River lock and dam

In 1900 a Yamhill River lock and dam lock and dam was completed about 15 miles 24 km downriver from Lafayette, Oregon The lock was decommissioned in 1954 The dam was deliberately destroyed in 1963 to allow better passage for salmon on the river The site of the lock and dam is now a county park

Geographyedit

Soléna and Grand Cru Estates winery

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 718 square miles 1,860 km2, of which 716 square miles 1,850 km2 is land and 25 square miles 65 km2 03% is water5 It is the fifth-smallest county in Oregon by area

The tallest mountain in the county is Trask Mountain in the northwest corner of the county6

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Clackamas County east
  • Marion County southeast
  • Polk County south
  • Tillamook County west
  • Washington County north

National protected areasedit

  • Siuslaw National Forest part
  • Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge part

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1860 3,245
1870 5,012 545%
1880 7,945 585%
1890 10,692 346%
1900 13,420 255%
1910 18,285 363%
1920 20,529 123%
1930 22,036 73%
1940 26,336 195%
1950 33,484 271%
1960 32,478 −30%
1970 40,213 238%
1980 55,332 376%
1990 65,551 185%
2000 84,992 297%
2010 99,193 167%
Est 2016 105,035 59%
US Decennial Census8
1790-19609 1900-199010
1990-200011 2010-20161

2000 censusedit

As of the census12 of 2000, there were 84,992 people, 28,732 households, and 21,376 families residing in the county The population density was 119 people per square mile 46/km² There were 30,270 housing units at an average density of 42 per square mile 16/km² The racial makeup of the county is 8898% White, 147% Native American, 107% Asian, 085% Black or African American, 012% Pacific Islander, 508% from other races, and 242% from two or more races 1061% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race 196% were of German, 114% English, 95% American and 84% Irish ancestry

There were 28,732 households out of which 3740% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 6000% were married couples living together, 990% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2560% were non-families 1970% of all households were made up of individuals and 840% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 278 and the average family size was 317

In the county, the population was spread out with 2690% under the age of 18, 1140% from 18 to 24, 2850% from 25 to 44, 2140% from 45 to 64, and 1170% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 34 years For every 100 females there were 10220 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 10130 males

The median income for a household in the county is $44,111, and the median income for a family was $50,336 Males had a median income of $35,686 versus $25,254 for females The per capita income for the county was $18,951 About 600% of families and 920% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1010% of those under age 18 and 750% of those age 65 or over

2010 censusedit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 99,193 people, 34,726 households, and 25,020 families residing in the county13 The population density was 1386 inhabitants per square mile 535/km2 There were 37,110 housing units at an average density of 518 per square mile 200/km214 The racial makeup of the county was 854% white, 15% Asian, 15% American Indian, 09% black or African American, 02% Pacific islander, 72% from other races, and 33% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 147% of the population13 In terms of ancestry, 236% were German, 137% were English, 122% were Irish, and 50% were American15

Of the 34,726 households, 358% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 560% were married couples living together, 111% had a female householder with no husband present, 280% were non-families, and 217% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 270 and the average family size was 312 The median age was 368 years13

The median income for a household in the county was $52,485 and the median income for a family was $61,524 Males had a median income of $44,946 versus $33,717 for females The per capita income for the county was $24,017 About 90% of families and 127% of the population were below the poverty line, including 168% of those under age 18 and 77% of those age 65 or over16

Politicsedit

Presidential Elections Results17
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 477% 23,250 396% 19,301 127% 6,202
2012 514% 22,045 449% 19,260 37% 1,602
2008 491% 21,390 478% 20,797 31% 1,339
2004 566% 23,839 417% 17,572 17% 731
2000 540% 19,193 401% 14,254 59% 2,092
1996 446% 13,900 420% 13,078 134% 4,157
1992 372% 11,693 355% 11,148 273% 8,565
1988 525% 13,321 450% 11,423 25% 644
1984 623% 15,797 373% 9,450 04% 104
1980 512% 12,054 369% 8,694 120% 2,820
1976 504% 9,885 453% 8,881 44% 854
1972 585% 9,660 364% 6,008 51% 841
1968 556% 7,936 384% 5,487 60% 862
1964 381% 5,508 619% 8,949 00% 6
1960 600% 8,295 400% 5,528 00% 6
1956 620% 8,555 380% 5,253 00% 0
1952 673% 9,332 322% 4,472 05% 68
1948 553% 6,379 416% 4,794 31% 355
1944 514% 5,672 459% 5,067 27% 298
1940 495% 5,545 497% 5,566 09% 96
1936 359% 3,443 559% 5,366 82% 787
1932 411% 3,584 550% 4,798 39% 337
1928 680% 5,248 309% 2,382 12% 91
1924 531% 3,803 281% 2,015 187% 1,342
1920 595% 4,102 341% 2,353 64% 440
1916 500% 4,010 416% 3,342 84% 676
1912 313% 1,312 328% 1,378 359% 1,50618
1908 545% 1,980 343% 1,246 112% 408
1904 631% 2,004 205% 652 163% 518

Although located west of the Cascades, Yamhill has remained a solidly Republican county in Presidential elections at the same time as other Western Oregon counties have become solidly to powerfully Democratic No Democratic Presidential candidate has won Yamhill County since Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 landslide, and the only other Democrats to carry the county since Oregon’s statehood have been Franklin Roosevelt in 1940, 1936 and 1932, along with Woodrow Wilson in 1912 when the Republican vote was divided19 In recent years, however, both Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have come within three percentage points of claiming the county

In the United States House of Representatives, Yamhill County lies in Oregon's 1st congressional district, which covers more liberal Washington County and is represented by Democrat Suzanne Bonamici In the Oregon State Senate, most of Yamhill County is in the 12th Senate District represented by Republican Brian Boquist, whilst the western “panhandle” is in the 5th Senate District represented by Democrat Arnie Roblan Within the Oregon House of Representatives, Yamhill County lies chiefly within the 24th District represented by Republican Ron Noble, although the western “panhandle” of the county lies within the 10th District represented by Democrat David Gomberg

Economyedit

Grain elevator in Carlton, Yamhill County

The major industries of the county are agriculture, forest products, manufacturing, and education Yamhill County's economy is supported largely by its many unionized facilities such as Cascade Steel in McMinnville and White Birch Paper in Newberg It boasts a thriving wine industry and is the home of Evergreen Aviation

Yamhill County ranks seventh out of Oregon's thirty-six counties in annual market value of its agricultural productioncitation needed This agricultural production includes wheat, barley, horticulture, and dairy farming, with 13,201 acres or 5342 square kilometres in 1997 planted in orchards One-third of the county is covered with commercial timber, and the economic mainstay of the western part of the county is logging and timber products

Yamhill County is a significant focus of Oregon's wine industry, having the largest area of any Oregon county planted in vineyards Six of the state's American Viticultural Areas are wholly or partly in the county: Chehalem Mountains AVA, Dundee Hills AVA, Eola-Amity Hills AVA, McMinnville AVA, Ribbon Ridge AVA, and Yamhill-Carlton District AVA Over 80 wineries and 200 vineyards represent the largest concentration of wine growers and producers in any county in the state Vineyards often specialize in Pinot noir, but other varieties grown include Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Gewürztraminer

Educationedit

For tertiary education Yamhill County is served with Linfield College and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg For private secondary education the county is served by The Delphian School in Sheridan

Communitiesedit

Citiesedit

  • Amity
  • Carlton
  • Dayton
  • Dundee
  • Lafayette
  • McMinnville county seat
  • Newberg
  • Sheridan
  • Willamina
  • Yamhill

Census-designated placesedit

  • Fort Hill
  • Grand Ronde

Unincorporated communitiesedit

  • Bellevue
  • Cove Orchard
  • Eola Crest
  • Eola Village
  • Gopher
  • Grand Ronde Agency
  • Hopewell
  • Lunnville
  • Midway
  • Riverside
  • Saint Joseph
  • Shipley
  • Springbrook
  • Sunnycrest
  • Unionvale
  • Wheatland
  • Whiteson

See alsoedit

  • Oregon portal
  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Yamhill County, Oregon
  • Yamhill County Courthouse

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts" United States Census Bureau Retrieved November 15, 2013 
  2. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  3. ^ McArthur, Lewis A; McArthur, Lewis L 2003 1928 Oregon Geographic Names 7th ed Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press p 1063 ISBN 978-0875952772 
  4. ^ http://wwwcoyamhillorus/content/brief-history-yamhill-county
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Retrieved February 28, 2015 
  6. ^ Peakbaggercom: Trask Mountain, Oregon
  7. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  8. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 28, 2015 
  9. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved February 28, 2015 
  10. ^ Forstall, Richard L, ed March 27, 1995 "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 28, 2015 
  11. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau April 2, 2001 Retrieved February 28, 2015 
  12. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  13. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-02-23 
  14. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-02-23 
  15. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-02-23 
  16. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2016-02-23 
  17. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS
  18. ^ The leading "other" candidate, Progressive Theodore Roosevelt, received 885 votes, while Socialist Eugene Debs received 350 votes, Prohibition candidate Eugene Chafin received 271 votes
  19. ^ Menendez, Albert J; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, pp 284-286 ISBN 0786422173

Further readingedit

  • HO Lang ed, History of the Willamette Valley: Being a Description of the Valley and its Resources, with an Account of its Discovery and Settlement by White Men, and its Subsequent History; Together with Personal Reminiscences of its Early Pioneers Portland: Himes and Lang, 1885
  • Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Containing Original Sketches of Many Well Known Citizens of the Past and Present Chicago: Chapman Publishing Co, 1903

External linksedit

  • Yamhill County official website
  • Yamhill County history from the Oregon State Archives
  • Yamhill County Wineries Association
  • Yamhill Basin Council

Coordinates: 45°14′N 123°19′W / 4523°N 12331°W / 4523; -12331

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