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Shaniko, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Shaniko had a population of 37 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shaniko population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Shaniko, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 10
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.43
Population in Households 31
Population in Familes 23
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $41,176
Average Household Income $57,044
Per Capita Income $25,448


Total Housing Units 24 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $191,667
Average Home Value $215,909


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.38% 0.53%
Households 0.79% 0.0%
Families -1.31% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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, 2017 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 # 374 1st
Population Density # 354 7th
Diversity Index # 328 13th
Median Household Income # 269 29th
Per Capita Income # 176 54th

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