Cornelius Demographics

Location Community Resources
State of Oregon, County of Washington
25.2 miles west of Portland, Oregon
61.5 miles north of Salem, Oregon
193.3 miles southwest of Seattle, Washington
Population


City
County
1960 1,146 92,237
1970
1,903
157,920
1980
6,148
245,808
1990
6,350
311,554
1991
TBD
NA
1994
6,550
NA
1995
7,222
NA
1996
7,475
376,500
The Cornelius Partnership includes: Cornelius Chamber of Commerce, Cornelius Booster Club, Cornelius Civic Club, Centro Cultural and the City of Cornelius all working together to improve community life.
Churches 9
Colf Courses
6
City Parks
6
City Library
1
Climate
Elevation 185'
Avg. Summer Temperature
76.5 F
Avg. Winter Temperature
40.7 F
Annual Rainfall
39"
Local Government Land Area & Zoning
Cornelius has a council/Manager form of government, established by charter with a five-member council, including the Mayor, elected at large.

There are seven citizen boards and commissions that serve as advisory bodies. Cornelius is a full-service city providing fire, police, library, water, sewer, streets, planning, municipal court, and administrtive services.

City Tax Rate 1996-97
per $1,000 assessed valuation $4.76

Total Area 1,300 Acres
Vacant Industrial
80 Acres
Developed Industrial
180 Acres
Vacant Commercial
61 Acres
Developed Commercial
104 Acres
Workforce By Industry
Manufacturing 20%
Trade (retail/wholesale)
232%
Agriculture
2%
Services
55%
This fact sheet is provided by the Cornelius Chamber of Commerce and was updated to current status April 1997.

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