AROUND TOWN: THE UMPQUA VALLEY LIFESTYLE

Real Estate

Whether you want a ranch house along the river to retire in or a tiny house in the heart of town, Douglas County offers a variety of real estate options.

There are large new homes, historical houses, fixer-uppers and all kinds of others in various neighborhoods. Do you prefer to live within walking distance of parks, coffee shops and/or schools? Or perhaps along a golf course or on a property in the country that can accommodate horses?

Whatever it is you’re looking for, one of Roseburg’s experienced real estate agents can help you find a place to call home.

 

Climate

Douglas County offers four distinct seasons with low summer humidity and mild winters. Snowfall is rare and we enjoy one of the lowest wind velocities in the U.S.

Average Temperatures

January: 36° to 51°
April: 41° to 65°
July: 56° to 87°
October: 44° to 69°

Annual Precipitation

Approximately 33 inches

Population

Approximately 107,000

Real Estate

Median home price: $209,900
Median rent: $825/month
Average tax rate: 0.821%

Schools

From preschool to college, quality education is the most important gift a parent can give their child. No matter what style of learning you’re seeking for your loved ones, Douglas County has several quality schools. With numerous daycares and preschools, young children will develop, grow and learn among their peers from the start. From there, you can choose from the public schools nestled into neighborhoods throughout the area to a range of private schools that offer everything from pre-K through high school. Should your child want to continue their education in the area, Umpqua Community College offers a variety of courses and there are three state universities located to the north along the Interstate 5 corridor.

As for extracurricular activities, there is something for all ages and abilities. Douglas County has several sports leagues, including basketball, football and soccer, as well as opportunities to learn how to golf, play tennis and more. If your child prefers dance, music lessons, arts and crafts, swimming classes or community theater, we’ve got all of these too.

The YMCA and Boys & Girls Club offer numerous kids’ activities, including recreational programs, educational classes and summer camps. Additionally, Douglas County has several 4-H clubs organized around a variety of interests such as animals, cooking and gardening. For the more adventurous, there is a skate park, roller skating rink and BMX track.

Douglas Education Service District (K to 12th)

douglasesd.k12.or.us

St. Paul Lutheran Church & School (Pre-K to 5th)

stpaullutheranschool.org

Geneva Academy (K to 8th)

genevaroseburg.com

Umpqua Valley Christian School (K to 12th)

uvcs.org

Cobb Children’s Learning Center (Pre-K to 8th)

cobbschool.org

Umpqua Community College

umpqua.edu

YMCA

ymcaofdouglascounty.org

Boys & Girls Club of Umpqua Valley

bgcuv.org

Retirement

Umpqua Health recognizes the value of having experienced health care providers working in our clinics alongside the new generation of young professionals. That’s why we encourage physicians nearing retirement age to move to our region. Our company structure provides wrap-around support for providers, which relieves the pressure of running an individual practice and makes Umpqua Health a place to finish your career. If you’re ready to leave wretched winter weather behind or just want to find a new place to call home, we welcome you to explore our community.

If you have questions or want more information, please contact the Director of Human Resources: humanresources@umpquahealth.com

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