Joseph, OR 97846 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97846: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Joseph, OR 97846

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 124
  • Single Family Addresses: 414
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wallowa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.353, Longitude -117.228
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Joseph, OR 97846 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,019
Population in Households 1,989
Population in Familes 1,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 948
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 603
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 525 (35.6%)
Median Home Value $263,525
Average Home Value $332,967


Median Household Income $39,927
Average Household Income $53,854
Per Capita Income $25,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.01%
Households 0.2% 0.15%
Families 0.0% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Joseph, OR 97846 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97846 to the other 428 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 231 46th
Population Density1 # 333 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 407 5th
Median Household Income # 308 28th
Per Capita Income # 196 54th

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