- Cedar Mill, Oregon
official_name = Cedar Mill, Oregon
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Cedar Mill, Oregon
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 9.6
area_land_km2 = 9.6
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 3.7
area_land_sq_mi = 3.7
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 12597
population_density_km2 = 1308.2
population_density_sq_mi = 3388.3
timezone = Pacific (PST)
utc_offset = -8
timezone_DST = PDT
utc_offset_DST = -7
elevation_m = 78
elevation_ft = 256
latd = 45 |latm = 31 |lats = 50 |latNS = N
longd = 122 |longm = 48 |longs = 15 |longEW = W
Cedar Mill is a
census-designated placeand an unincorporated communityin Washington County, Oregon, mostly north of U.S. Route 26 and west of the Willamette Stone. It received its name from a sawmillon Cedar Mill Creek, which cut Western Redcedars which were the dominant tree in the area; the mill's pond was near the intersection of 119th and Cornell Road, which could still be seen into the 1960s. As of the 2000 census, the community population was 12,597.
Most of the land, as was typical in the Tualatin Valley, was settled in accord with the
Donation Land Claim Act of 1850. It became a school districtin 1856. According to " Oregon Geographic Names", a Cedar Mill post office was established in 1874, in the John Quincy Adams Young house, which still stands on Cornell Road and is being renovated to become a Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District facility.
Cedar Mill is located at coor dms|45|31|50|N|122|48|15|W|city (45.530689, -122.804134)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 12,597 people, 4,723 households, and 3,428 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 3,388.3 people per square mile (1,307.5/km²). There were 4,951 housing units at an average density of 1,331.7/sq mi (513.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.42% White, 0.86% African American, 0.41% Native American, 7.47% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 2.70% from other races, and 2.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.09% of the population.
There were 4,723 households out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $65,730, and the median income for a family was $79,529. Males had a median income of $62,901 versus $36,369 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $33,555. About 4.7% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.
External links and main source
* [http://www.cedarmill.org/ Community website]
* [http://www.cedarmill.org/news Monthly newsletter for Cedar Mill]
* [http://www.cedarmill.org/history/ Cedar Mill history] Some information on the history of Cedar Mill excerpted from the book "Cedar Mill History" by Nancy Olson and Linda Dodds.
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