Wallowa, OR Profile: Facts & Data

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Wallowa, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Wallowa had a population of 843 as of July 1, 2018. Wallowa 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 Wallowa is located at latitude 45.5704 and longitude -117.5286 in Wallowa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wallowa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wallowa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,936 feet.

The City of Wallowa (GNIS ID: 2412172) 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 Wallowa is located within Wallowa Division of Wallowa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wallowa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 843
Population in Households 838
Population in Familes 669
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,381
Diversity Index2 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,718
Average Household Income $52,012
Per Capita Income $22,625

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $156,429
Average Home Value $235,640
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.66%
Households 0.51% 0.7%
Families 0.85% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Wallowa, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallowa 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 # 226 40th
Population Density # 164 57th
Diversity Index # 359 5th
Median Household Income # 303 20th
Per Capita Income # 296 22nd

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