Wheeler County OR Information


Wheeler County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,474
Population in Households 1,449
Population in Familes 1,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $35,453
Average Household Income $53,559
Per Capita Income $24,451


Total Housing Units 894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $142,813
Average Home Value $235,629


Total Households 666
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 412
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 0.27% -0.12%
Households 0.28% -0.12%
Families 0.12% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.52%


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, 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 # 36 3rd
Population Density # 35 6th
Diversity Index # 28 25th
Median Household Income # 36 3rd
Per Capita Income # 26 31st

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