Wallowa County OR Information


Wallowa County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallowa County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 11th
Population Density1 # 30 19th
Diversity Index2 # 36 3rd
Median Household Income # 22 42nd
Per Capita Income # 9 78th

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Wallowa County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,083
Population in Households 6,978
Population in Familes 5,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 3,213
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,057
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,266 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 947 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,068 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $171,538
Average Home Value $237,114


Median Household Income $41,803
Average Household Income $53,794
Per Capita Income $24,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% -0.04%
Households 0.6% 0.15%
Families 0.38% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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