Scio, Oregon

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Scio, Oregon

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Comparative Profile of Scio, Oregon

Comparing Scio to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Senior Citizens 5 7
Racial Diversity 5 2
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 6
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
People Above Poverty 6 7
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Scio Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SE of Salem, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Linn
Standard Zip Codes 97374
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.705
Longitude -122.848

Scio Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station LACOMB 3 NNE
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 56.9 inches
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 44 F
Apr Temp 36 to 53 F
Jul Temp 50 to 72 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 83.5 inches
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Scio Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 695 100%
Male 319 45.9%
Female 376 54.1%
Under 18 201 28.9%
18+ 494 71.1%
65+ 106 15.3%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.07
White 648 93.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 27 3.9%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 16 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.9%

Estimated Scio Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 704
Growth 9
Growth % 1.3%

Scio Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 25.6%
German 17.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
English 7.1%
Irish 6.5%
Italian 5.5%
French (except Basque) 4.9%
Dutch 4.1%
Scottish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Czechoslovakian 1.2%
French Canadian 1%
Swedish 1%
European 1%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Scio 695 $38,906
Aumsville 3,003 $41,316
Jefferson 2,487 $42,647
Lebanon 12,950 $37,818
Stayton 6,816 $41,389
Sublimity 2,148 $55,921
Turner 1,199 $43,906

Scio Public Libraries

Scio Public Library
38957 NW 1ST
Scio, Oregon
(503) 394-3342

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Scio High Schools (2004)

Serves 250 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.1

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