Falls City is a city in Polk County, Oregon, United States. Take a look below for 10 fun and interesting facts about Falls City, Oregon, United States.
1. The population was 947 at the 2010 census.
2. It is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.
3. It is part of the Dallas micropolitan statistical area.
4. Falls City is named after a waterfall in the Little Luckiamute River that passes through the center of town.
5. In the past it was a lumbermill town and once had three mills in operation, a bank, hotel, soda shop, jail, and several grocery stores and bars.
6. It formerly supported a large logging population and other population centers in the hills of the Coast Range, such as the smaller lumber-based community of Black Rock and the company-owned mill town Valsetz.
7. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.20 square miles (3.11 km2), all of it land.
8. The city of Falls City experiences warm and dry summers, and cold and wet winters, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F or 22 °C.
9. According to the Köppen Climate Classification, Falls City has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated Csb on climate maps
10. As of the census of 2010, there were 947 people, 366 households, and 261 families residing in the city. The population density was 789.2 inhabitants per square mile (304.7/km2).