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Encyclopedia > Lakeview, Oregon

Lakeview is a town located in Lake County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,474. It is the county seat of Lake County6. Lake County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

Location of Lakeview, Oregon

Lakeview is located at 42°11'20" North, 120°21'0" West (42.188904, -120.350121)1. Adapted from Wikipedias OR county maps by Bumm13. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²). 4.0 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.64% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,474 people, 1,037 households, and 695 families residing in the town. The population density is 612.3/km² (1,582.7/mi²). There are 1,220 housing units at an average density of 302.0/km² (780.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 91.47% White, 0.04% African American, 2.47% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 3.07% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 5.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,037 households out of which 29.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% are married couples living together, 9.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% are non-families. 30.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.85. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.8 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $30,960, and the median income for a family is $38,953. Males have a median income of $31,958 versus $22,198 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,649. 15.3% of the population and 14.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.1% of those under the age of 18 and 13.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


History

Lakeview is the site of the only fatal casualties of World War II in the mainland United States due to enemy attack. On May 5, 1945, a Japanese Balloon Bomb exploded, killing five children and the wife of a local clergyman. Killed in the attack were: Sherman Shoemaker, 12; Jay Gifford, 12; Edward Engen, 13; Joan Patzke, 11; Richard Patzke, 13; and Mrs. Elsie Mitchell, 26.


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=42.188904_N_-120.350121_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from MapQuest  (http://mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=42.188904&longitude=-120.350121&zoom=6) or Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=42.188904,-120.350121&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from TopoZone  (http://topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.188904&lon=-120.350121&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA (http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-120.350121&lat=42.188904&w=2)
    • Satellite image from Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=42.188904,-120.350121&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)

Lakeview was not the site of the World War II casualties. The site was in extreme western Lake County, several miles northeast of Bly, Oregon. From Silent Seige III , by Bert Weber, pages 163/170. many other sources. Frank Vaughn 936 North 7th Street Lakeview, Or 97630


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