Wheeler County OR Information


Wheeler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,367
Daytime Population: Workers 568
Daytime Population: Residents 783
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,342
Population in Familes 1,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $34,712
Average Household Income $48,090
Per Capita Income $22,012


Total Housing Units 895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $135,606
Average Home Value $206,405


Total Households 618
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 382
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 -0.72% -0.91%
Households -0.71% -0.89%
Families -0.9% -1.02%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


Wheeler County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheeler County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 3rd
Population Density # 35 6th
Diversity Index # 28 25th
Median Household Income # 35 6th
Per Capita Income # 32 14th

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