The City of The Dalles had a population of 15,546 as of July 1, 2017. The Dalles ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for The Dalles is located at latitude 45.5966 and longitude -121.1527 in Wasco County. The formal boundaries for the City of The Dalles (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Wasco County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 253 feet.
The City of The Dalles (GNIS ID: 2412059) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of The Dalles is located within The Dalles Division of Wasco County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with The Dalles population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for The Dalles: City of The Dalles, City of the Dalles, Dalles, Dalles City, Rockfort Camp, Wascopum, Win-quatt.
|Daytime Population: Workers||13,102|
|Daytime Population: Residents||6,480|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||19,582|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.26|
|Population in Households||15,073|
|Population in Familes||11,737|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||473|
|Median Household Income||$42,275|
|Average Household Income||$58,879|
|Per Capita Income||$23,702|
|Total Housing Units||6,585 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,533 (53.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,622 (39.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||430 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$190,056|
|Average Home Value||$209,308|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.33%|
|Per Capita Income||1.8%|
The table below compares The Dalles to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 45||88th|
|Population Density||# 103||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 67||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 256||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 239||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.