Wallowa County OR Information


Wallowa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,464
Population in Households 7,359
Population in Familes 5,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $42,628
Average Household Income $56,592
Per Capita Income $25,540


Total Housing Units 4,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,162 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,179 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,065 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $224,741
Average Home Value $308,002


Total Households 3,341
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,133
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.77% 0.87%
Households 0.78% 0.88%
Families 0.64% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


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, 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 # 33 11th
Population Density # 30 19th
Diversity Index # 36 3rd
Median Household Income # 29 22nd
Per Capita Income # 24 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.