Wheeler, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Wheeler, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Wheeler had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2018. Wheeler ranks in the lower 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 Wheeler is located at latitude 45.6873 and longitude -123.8872 in Tillamook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheeler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tillamook County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Wheeler (GNIS ID: 2412250) 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 Wheeler is located within Nehalem Division of Tillamook County.

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Wheeler, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 414
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 804
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $33,635
Average Household Income $50,367
Per Capita Income $25,522


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $255,769
Average Home Value $243,085


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 0.34%
Households -0.06% 0.3%
Families 0.85% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Wheeler, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheeler to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 275 28th
Population Density # 223 41st
Diversity Index # 372 2nd
Median Household Income # 360 5th
Per Capita Income # 214 44th

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