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Encyclopedia > Sandy, Oregon
Sandy, Oregon
Downtown Sandy, July 2003
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 45°23′51″N, 122°15′59″W
County Clackamas County
Incorporated 1913
Mayor Linda Malone
Area  
 - City 6.8 km²  (2.6 sq mi)
 - Land 6.8 km²  (2.6 sq mi)
 - Water 0 km² (0 sq mi)
Elevation 304.80 m  (1000 ft)
Population  
 - City (2000) 5,386
 - Density 790.6/km² (2,044.9/sq mi)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
Website: www.ci.sandy.or.us

Sandy is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, and named after the nearby Sandy River. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,386. Downtown Sandy, Oregon, looking east along Proctor Boulevard/United States Highway 26. ... Image File history File links ORMap-doton-Sandy. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Clackamas County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... now. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter (US), is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... PST is UTC-8 The Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-8. ... UTC-8 is a band of timezones separated from the Universal Time Coordinated by 8 hours. ...  Areas that observe daylight saving time  Areas that once observed daylight saving time  Areas that have never observed daylight saving time A 2001 public service announcement for the upcoming turning back of the clocks Daylight saving time (DST), also known as summer time, is a conventional local time adopted by... Mountain Standard Time ... Clackamas County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Oregon Geographic Names is an authoritative compilation of the origin and meaning of place names in the state of Oregon. ... The Sandy River is a tributary of the Columbia River, approxiately 50 mi (80 km) long, in northwestern Oregon in the United States. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


The city serves as the western gateway to the Mt. Hood Corridor. The Mt. ...

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Geography

Sandy is located at 45°23'51" North, 122°15'59" West (45.397499, -122.266319)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.8 km² (2.6 mi²), none of which is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) 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. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 5385 people in the city, organized into 1956 households and 1431 families. The population density is 790.6/km² (2,044.9/mi²). There are 2,080 housing units at an average density of 305.4/km² (789.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.91% White, 1.15% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 1.65% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 4.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 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 1,956 households out of which 42.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% are married couples living together, 12.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% are non-families. 21.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 and the average family size is 3.18. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.5 males.

Motorcycles in downtown Sandy
Motorcycles in downtown Sandy

The median income for a household in the city is $42,115, and the median income for a family is $52,543. Males have a median income of $41,141 versus $25,604 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,138. 8.1% of the population and 3.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.4% of those under the age of 18 and 5.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. Motorcycles in downtown Sandy, Oregon (taken November 13, 2004) © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motorcycles in downtown Sandy, Oregon (taken November 13, 2004) © 2004 Matthew Trump File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


It is important to note that many people who consider themselves citizens of Sandy live within a 6-8 mile radius of the city along various well-populated rural roads, as well as United States Highway 26. In this respect, the census demographics do not accurately recognize the population of Sandy. United States Highway 26 is an east-west United States highway. ...


Transportation

United States Highway 26 runs through the middle of Sandy, forming downtown Sandy's Pioneer and Proctor Boulevards. Sandy is the northern terminus of Oregon Highway 211. United States Highway 26 is an east-west United States highway. ... Oregon Highway 211 is a state highway which runs through part of the northeastern portion of Oregons Willamette Valley. ...


Sandy operates a public transit system called the Sandy Area Metro. Skytrain Bangkok. ... The logo for the SAM service is seen on the side of one of its buses Sandy Area Metro (SAM, sometimes called the Fareless SAM) is a small public transit system operated by the city government of Sandy, Oregon. ...


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Flag | Governors | Constitution | Congress | Ballot measures | Parks | Fair | Flower | Tree | Bird | Oregon Trail | Rivers Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Oregon. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Oregon flag (obverse) Oregon flag (reverse) The flag of Oregon a blue field on which are placed, on the obverse, the Seal of Oregon (supported by thirty-three stars, representing its order in joining the United States); the words STATE OF OREGON above; and the year of statehood, 1859, below. ... Ted Kulongoski, current and 36th governor of the State of Oregon. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Oregon to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... The following is a partial list of Oregon ballot measures, dating back to 1990. ... This is a list of Oregon state parks. ... The Oregon State Fair is the official state fair of the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Binomial name Mahonia aquifolium (Pursh) Nutt. ... Binomial name Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb. ... Binomial name Sturnella neglecta Audubon, 1844 The Western Meadowlark, Sturnella neglecta, is a medium-sized blackbird, very similar in appearance to the Eastern Meadowlark. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The following is a partial listing of rivers in the state of Oregon, United States of America. ...

Capital

Salem Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: The Cherry City Location in the state of Oregon Coordinates: County Marion County, Polk County Founded 1842 Mayor Janet Taylor Area    - City 120. ...

Regions

The Cascades | Central Oregon | Columbia River Gorge | Columbia River Plateau | Eastern Oregon | Harney Basin | Mt. Hood Corridor | Oregon Coast | Portland Metro | Rogue Valley | Southern Oregon | Tualatin Valley | Western Oregon | Willamette Valley This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Mount Adams in Washington The Cascade Range is a mountainous region famous for its chain of tall volcanoes called the High Cascades that run north-south along the west coast of North America from British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to the Shasta Cascade area of northern California. ... Central Oregon is a geographical term that is generally taken to apply to the portion of the state of Oregon that is east of the Cascade Range, near the geographic center of Oregon. ... The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... The Washington towns of Spokane, Vantage, Yakima and Pasco, and the Oregon town of Pendleton, lie on the Columbia River Plateau. ... Eastern Oregon is a geographical term that is generally taken to mean the area of the state of Oregon east of the Cascade Range, save the region around the Dalles and sometimes Klamath County. ... The Harney Basin The Harney Basin is an arid basin in southeastern Oregon in the United States, at the northwestern corner of the Great Basin. ... The Mt. ... Oregon coast at Brookings, Oregon. ... The Portland metropolitan area is the urban area centered around Portland, Oregon and the Willamette River. ... The Rogue Valley in southwestern Oregon The Rogue Valley is a farming and timber-producing region in southwestern Oregon in the United States. ... The region of Oregon south of Lane County and west of or in the Cascade Range, excluding the southern Oregon Coast. ... The Tualatin River The Tualatin Valley is a farming and suburban region southwest of Portland, Oregon in the United States. ... Western Oregon is a geographical term that is generally taken to apply to the portion of the state of Oregon that is west of the Cascade Range. ... The Willamette Valley The Willamette Valley The Willamette Valley is the region in northwest Oregon in the United States that surrounds the Willamette River as it proceeds northward from its emergence from mountains near Eugene to its confluence with the Columbia River. ...

Metros

Bend-Redmond | Eugene-Springfield | Medford | Portland | Salem-Keizer This List of cities in Oregon includes all incorporated towns and many unincorporated communities, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Bend is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. ... Redmond is a city located in Deschutes County, Oregon. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Motto: The Worlds Greatest City for the Arts and Outdoors. ... Springfield is a city in Lane County, Oregon, separated from Eugene, Oregon primarily by the I-5 highway. ... Medford is a city located in Jackson County, Oregon. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... Nickname: The Cherry City Location in the state of Oregon Coordinates: County Marion County, Polk County Founded 1842 Mayor Janet Taylor Area    - City 120. ... Keizer is a city located in Marion County, Oregon. ...

Cities

Albany | Ashland | Astoria | Baker City | Beaverton | Brookings | Coos Bay | Corvallis | The Dalles | Florence | Grants Pass | Gresham | Hillsboro | Hood River | Independence | Klamath Falls | La Grande | Lake Oswego | Lakeview | Madras | McMinnville | Milwaukie | Monmouth | Newberg | Newport | Ontario | Oregon City | Pendleton | Prineville | Roseburg | Sandy | Tigard | Tillamook | Tualatin | Umatilla | West Linn This List of cities in Oregon includes all incorporated towns and many unincorporated communities, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Location in Oregon Coordinates: County Linn County Incorporated 1864 Mayor Chuck McLaran Area    - City 41. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Jackson Settled 1852 Mayor John Morrison Area    - City 16. ... The Astoria Column Suomi Hall, the meeting hall of Finnish and Scandinavian immigrants, under the Astoria-Megler Bridge Woman walking her dog along the Columbia River in Astoria The city of Astoria is the county seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. ... Baker City is a city and the county seat of Baker County, Oregon. ... Beaverton is a city located in Washington County, Oregon, seven miles west of Portland in the Tualatin River Valley. ... Brookings is a city located in Curry County, Oregon. ... Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon. ... Motto: Enhancing Community Livability Map Political Statistics Founded 1845 Incorporated 1857 County Benton County Mayor Helen Berg Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 22. ... The Dalles is a city located in Wasco County, Oregon. ... Florence is a city located in Lane County, Oregon. ... Grants Pass is a city and the county seat of Josephine County, OregonGR6. ... Downtown Gresham at NE Roberts St and Powell Blvd. ... Hillsboro is a city located in Washington County, Oregon. ... Windsurfing and kitesurfing on the Columbia River at Hood River, Oregon. ... Klamath Falls, is a city in Klamath County, Oregon, United States. ... La Grande is a city located in Union County, Oregon. ... Flag Seal Location Location in Oregon Coordinates , Government County Clackamas County Founded 1847 Mayor Judie Hammerstad Geographical characteristics Area     City 26. ... Lakeview is a town located in Lake County, Oregon. ... Madras (pronounced MAD-res) is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. ... McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. ... Milwaukie (IPA: ) is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. ... Monmouth is a city located in Polk County, Oregon. ... Newberg is a city located in Yamhill County, Oregon. ... Newport is a city located in Lincoln County, Oregon, USA. It was incorporated in 1882, though the name dates back to the establishment of a post office in 1868. ... Downtown Ontario. ... Municipal Elevator in Oregon City Oregon City is the first city in the United States incorporated west of the Rockies. ... Pendleton is a city located in Umatilla County, Oregon. ... Prineville is a city located in, and the county seat of Crook CountyGR6. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Tigard (IPA: ) is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. ... Tillamook (IPA: ) is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon. ... Tualatin (IPA: ) is a city located in Washington County, Oregon. ... Umatilla is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Counties

Baker | Benton | Clackamas | Clatsop | Columbia | Coos | Crook | Curry | Deschutes | Douglas | Gilliam | Grant | Harney | Hood River | Jackson | Jefferson | Josephine | Klamath | Lake | Lane | Lincoln | Linn | Malheur | Marion | Morrow | Multnomah | Polk | Sherman | Tillamook | Umatilla | Union | Wallowa | Wasco | Washington | Wheeler | Yamhill Map of the counties of Oregon List of Oregon counties: Baker County Benton County Clackamas County Clatsop County Columbia County Coos County Crook County Curry County Deschutes County Douglas County Gilliam County Grant County Harney County Hood River County Jackson County Jefferson County Josephine County Klamath County Lake County Lane... Baker County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Clackamas County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Location in the state of Oregon Formed 1844 Seat Astoria Area  - Total  - Water 2,809 km² (1,085 mi²) 667 km² (18 mi²) 23. ... Coos County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Crook County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Curry County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Deschutes County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Gilliam County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Harney County is a county created in the state of Oregon in 1889. ... Hood River County is a county created in the state of Oregon in 1908. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Josephine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Klamath County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Lane County is a county in the state of Oregon. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Linn County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Malheur County is a county located in the southeast corner of the state of Oregon. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Morrow County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Multnomah County (IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon, the smallest in area but the largest in population due to Portland, the county seat and largest city in Oregon. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Sherman County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Tillamook County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Umatilla County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Wallowa County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Wasco County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Wheeler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Yamhill County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ...


 
 

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