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Adair Village, Oregon
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Benton
Incorporated 1976
Area
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.13 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
328 ft (100 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 840
 • Estimate 
(2019)
874
 • Density 2,000.00/sq mi (772.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
97330
Area codes 458 and 541
FIPS code 41-00275
GNIS feature ID 1130192

Adair Village is a city in Benton County, Oregon, United States. The population was 840 at the 2010 census.

History

Adair Village was named after the World War II military installation Camp Adair. When the war ended, the camp was closed and most of the buildings removed, except for the hospital, which in 1946 was leased to Oregon State University for student and faculty housing. The university converted the hospital into apartments, a local government was organized, and Adair Village post office established in 1947.

When the postwar enrollment boom dwindled, Oregon State gave up its lease, and the United States Air Force maintained the base as a radar station. Adair Village post office closed in 1951, and Adair Air Force Station post office took its place from 1961 through 1969. The Air Force ceased operations and sold the property, with the individual houses being placed on the market. Adair Village incorporated in 1976. Adair Village city hall is one of the original World War II buildings.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 589
1990 554 −5.9%
2000 536 −3.2%
2010 840 56.7%
2019 (est.) 874 4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

The city is part of the Corvallis, Oregon, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

Adair Village building
Building in Adair Village
Santiam Christian Schools in Adair Village
Santiam Christian in Adair Village

As of the census of 2010, there were 840 people, 279 households, and 227 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,652.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,410.1/km2). There were 293 housing units at an average density of 1,273.9 per square mile (491.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.5% White, 1.2% African American, 1.4% Native American, 1.9% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.8% from other races, and 6.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.7% of the population.

There were 279 households, of which 57.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 19.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.6% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.30.

The median age in the city was 30.6 years. 36.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 34% were from 25 to 44; 20% were from 45 to 64; and 3.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

Sites of interest

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife-administered E. E. Wilson Wildlife Area forms the northern border of the city.

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