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ZIP Code 97479

Primary City:Sutherlin, OR (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Pacific (11:56am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -123.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97479. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97479, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Sutherlin, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97479 is located in west Oregon and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97479 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97479 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,505
Population Density 149 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,302
Median Home Value $164,400
Land Area 63.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,929
Median Household Income $37,277

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male287255291321211206233243256288293361290309241200161114
Female266267295271208245253243265308327376358325294249214181
Total553522586592419451486486521596620737648634535449375295

Gender

 Male 4,560 48%
 Female 4,945 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,821 92.8%
 Black Or African American 25 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 181 1.9%
 Asian 55 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 153 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 261 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23176301441615586475151
Renter1092421992081631217940
Total132418500649778707554191

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,080 53%
 Single Guardian 600 15%
 Singles 1,029 26%
 Singles With Roommate 220 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,893 74%
 Households with Kids 1,036 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4958706057444749585572615053807250596052
Female4747655346525755576453625561595662524242
Total961051351131039610410411511912512310511413912811211110294

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97479 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97479 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 97479 real estate data, the median home value of $164,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97479. Rentals in 97479 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,411 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 23 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 71 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,650 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,118 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,161 27%
 Households Vacant 373 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 98 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 124 12%
 2 Bedroom 459 44%
 3+ Bedroom 461 44%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $37,277 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97479 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97479 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,737 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,127 29%
 No Earnings 3,383 47%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,737 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,127 29%
 No Earnings 3,383 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,822 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 88 3%
 Worked at Home 187 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 490 16.6%
 High School Graduate 2,015 68.4%
 Associate's degree 218 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 181 6.1%
 Master's degree 23 0.8%
 Professional school degree 18 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,544 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 166 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97479

ZIP Code 97479 is in the Sutherlin School District 130. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97479.

East Sutherlin Primary School
323 East Third Ave
Sutherlin, OR 97479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sutherlin School District 130
West Sutherlin Intermediate
531 North Comstock Rd
Sutherlin, OR 97479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sutherlin School District 130
Sutherlin Middle School
649 East Fourth St
Sutherlin, OR 97479
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Sutherlin School District 130
Sutherlin High School
500 East Fourth St
Sutherlin, OR 97479
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sutherlin School District 130

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