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McMinnville Community Profile

We love the McMinnville community and are proud of our enviable lifestyle. Our business community offers opportunity for entrepreneurs and professionals, while our educational institutions attract families, and our parks entertain people of all ages. Learn more about what McMinnville has to offer and what we mean when we say "embrace our enviable lifestyle." 

Inside one of McMinnville's restraunts, Community Plate

Community Plate is a popular restraunt on McMinnville's award-winning main street


Community Profile

Data as of January 2017

 EDUCATION

K-12

5
Public Elementary Schools

2
Public Middle Schools

1
Public High
School

Total Enrollment

  6,638

3,021
Elementary School Students (K-5)

1,545
Middle School Students (6-8)

2,072
High School Students (9-12)

Award Winning High School

McMinnville High School has won multiple awards including

  • 2017 OASE Excellence in Curriculum Leadership Award for Early Learning Initiative
  • 2016 OACOA Achievement Award, Kyra Donovan
  • 2016 Oregon Teach of the Year Finalist, Pam Canady
  • 2015 Oregon High School Principal of the Year, Dr, Kris Olsen
  • ... and more

Higher Education

Linfield College

Linfield College is a private, undergraduate institution focusing on a liberal arts education. The college has 1,700 students, 51 unique programs, and 129 faculty members. Linfield has been recognized in multiple publications including The Chronicle of Higher Education naming Linfield as one of the most diverse in the nation, a recent study called "The Equality of Opportunity Project" which showed Linfield as the top regional college for improving students' economic mobility, and as Oregon's number one college based on economic value by The Economist.

Chemeketa Community College

Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley in McMinnville has nearly 3,000 students and is a full-service branch of Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. The campus offers associate degrees, non-credit personal enrichment classes, college prep, and career studies in various field.

 Sources: McMinnville School District, Linfield College, and Chemeketa Community College

HEALTH CARE

Willamette Valley Medical Center

Earned Joint Commssion's Gold Seal of Approval

120,480
Patient Visits

$48.1 million
Annual Payroll

Additional Medical Centers

Dentists

  • McMinnville has over 20 dentists within our city limits

Fitness Centers

6+
Gyms

2+
Yoga Studios

1
Public Pool

 

Source: Willamette Valley Medical Center

 HOUSING

Household Owners vs. Renter 
home owners vs renters chart

1,539
Median Home Size (Sq. Ft)

$273,800
Median Single Family
Home Value

1985
Average Year Built

$10.32
Property Tax Rate

7.77%
Housing Vacant

 Average Rent for Home or Apartment

Housing Type Cost/Month
Studio Apartment $780
1 Bedroom Home or Apartment $870
2 Bedroom Home or Apartment $1,030
3 Bedroom Home or Apartment $1,500
4 Bedroom Home or Apartment $1,800

 Source: Sperling's Best Places

 GOVERNMENT

 

Council/Manager Government Structure

Mayor: Scott Hill
City Manager: Jeff Towery
City Councilors: Kevin Jeffries, Wendy Stassens, Kellie Menke, Alan Ruden, Remy Drabkin, Adam Garvin
City Hall: 230 NE 2nd St, McMinnville, OR 97128

County Seat of Yamhill County

Board of Commissioners: Mary Starrett, Stan Primozich, Rick Olson
County Seat: 535 NE 5th Street McMinnville, OR 97128

 

 CLIMATE

Average High Temperature

49°F
Nov - Jan

56°F
Feb - Apr

74°F
May - Jul

74°F
Aug - Oct

 

46 in.
Annual Rainfall

174 days
Annual Growing Season

134 ft.
Elevation

Sources: Sperling's Best Places and U.S. Climate Data

 AMENITIES


Food and Drink

40+
Restaurants

10+
Cafes

5+
Grocery Stores

20+
 Wineries/Tasting Rooms

5
 Breweries/Tap Stations

Entertainment

3
Movie Theaters

3
Museums

1
Waterpark

12+
Galleries

2
Live Theatres

1
Bowling Alley

7+
Spas/Salons

2
Public Libraries

3
Farmer's/Public Markets

12+
Community Events

 

McMinnville has all this and more.
With a main street that has been voted best in the West multiple years in a row, food and wine that is critically acclaimed, and Wine Enthusiast's Wine Region of the Year, McMinnville has plenty to celebrate. With a multitude of boutiques, shoe stores, gifts and collectibles, antiques, and home décor stores, we celebrate shopping local. Learn what people are saying about McMinnville.

 OUTDOORS

 

18
City Parks

2
Dog Parks

3
Hiking Trails

12
Road Routes for Cyclists

19+
Pieces of Public Art

2
Golf Courses

Check out the City of McMinnville's Parks and Recreation department to learn more.


 

"McMinnville is very quaint, calm, and a little cultural haven just waiting to be discovered."

– Geneva Garcia, Media and Marketing Intern, Visit McMinnville

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