Banks, OR Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,286. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,562 (+21.5% change)
Males: 635 (49.4%), Females: 651 (50.6%)

Washington County

Zip code: 97106

Median resident age: 28.7 years
Median household income: $57,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $165,100 (year 2000)

Races in Banks:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (13.0%), Irish (12.9%), United States (10.8%), Dutch (5.9%), Norwegian (5.0%).

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Banks

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banks city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

3.8% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +717 (+126.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Banks:

  • TUALITY HEALTHCARE (about 14 miles; HILLSBORO, OR)
  • PROVIDENCE NEWBERG HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; NEWBERG, OR)
  • PROVIDENCE ST VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; PORTLAND, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Banks:

  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 30 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; ID: MMV)
  • PORTLAND INTL (about 37 miles; PORTLAND, OR; ID: PDX)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 50 miles; SALEM, OR; ID: SLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Banks:

  • SKYPORT (about 6 miles; CORNELIUS, OR; ID: 4S4)
  • PORTLAND-HILLSBORO (about 14 miles; PORTLAND, OR; ID: HIO)
  • VERNONIA AIRFIELD (about 19 miles; VERNONIA, OR; ID: 05S)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks:

  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 26 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 13,255)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 32 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; FT enrollment: 5,106)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 39 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; FT enrollment: 3,446)

Schools

Public high school in Banks:

  • BANKS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 450 S MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Banks:

  • BANKS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 100 N MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Banks:

  • BANKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 42350 NW TRELLIS WAY; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BANKS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 450 S MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Banks:

  • ST FRANCIS (Students: 93; Location: 39085 NW HARRINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SWALLOWTAIL SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: PO BOX 84/ 16511 NW DAVIDSON; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Banks:

  • BANKS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,685; Location: 111 MARKET STREET; 15,991 books; 232 audio materials; 344 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)