Yamhill, Oregon

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Yamhill, Oregon

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High Points

Yamhill strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Yamhill Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 6% Yamhill Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 8% Yamhill People in Middle Class or Better
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 10% Yamhill Low Property Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 13% Yamhill Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Yamhill, Oregon

Comparing Yamhill 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
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Age of the Population 1 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 6
Short Commute Times 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 10

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Yamhill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Hillsboro, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles SW of Portland, Oregon
County Yamhill
Standard Zip Codes 97148
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.341
Longitude -123.186

Yamhill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 51 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
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Yamhill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 794 100%
Male 393 49.5%
Female 401 50.5%
Under 18 252 31.7%
18+ 542 68.3%
65+ 57 7.2%
Median Age 31.6
Average Family Size 3.43
White 766 96.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 11 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 12 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 38 4.8%

Estimated Yamhill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 823
Growth 29
Growth % 3.7%

Yamhill 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.7%
German 18.5%
English 15.7%
Irish 8%
US/American 6.6%
Dutch 4.4%
Norwegian 4.3%
Polish 3.4%
Scottish 2.6%
European 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
Welsh 1.5%
Czech 1.4%
French Canadian 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Canadian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Brazilian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Yamhill 794 $52,344
Carlton 1,514 $45,972
Dundee 2,598 $56,429
Forest Grove 17,708 $47,733
Gaston 600 $42,031
Lafayette 2,586 $41,283
McMinnville 26,499 $44,013
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Yamhill High Schools (2004)

Serves 452 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21

Yamhill Colleges

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