Yoncalla is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Take a look below for 10 interesting and awesome facts about Yoncalla, Oregon, United States.
1. The population was 1,047 at the 2010 census.
2. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2), of which, 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
3. Settlers first came to the area that would become Yoncalla in a covered wagon in the fall of 1848.
4. Jesse Applegate arrived in 1849, and named the area after the Yoncalla-speaking Native Americans of the region.
5. In 1920 the town received attention for electing a woman as mayor and an all-female city council.
6. The city elected 18-year old Ben Simons as new mayor during the 2018 midterm elections.
7. As of the census of 2010, there were 1,047 people, 441 households, and 292 families living in the city. The population density was 1,562.7 inhabitants per square mile (603.4/km2).
8. There were 476 housing units at an average density of 710.4 per square mile (274.3/km2).
9. The racial makeup of the city was 92.3% White, 1.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 1.7% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.
10. There were 441 households, of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.