Shaniko, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Shaniko, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Shaniko had a population of 37 as of July 1, 2018. Shaniko ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Shaniko is located at latitude 45.0036 and longitude -120.7522 in Wasco County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shaniko (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wasco County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,343 feet.

The City of Shaniko (GNIS ID: 2411876) 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 Shaniko is located within Antelope Division of Wasco County.

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


Total Population 37
Population in Households 31
Population in Familes 23
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,821
Average Household Income $56,454
Per Capita Income $26,530


Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $202,500


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 10
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 0.33% 1.06%
Households 0.7% 0.0%
Families -1.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.4%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Shaniko, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shaniko 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 # 373 2nd
Population Density # 354 7th
Diversity Index # 367 3rd
Median Household Income # 259 32nd
Per Capita Income # 187 51st

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