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ZIP Code 97497

Primary City:Wolf Creek, OR (View All Cities)
County: Josephine County
Timezone: Pacific (4:20am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.7, -123.5
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97497

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97497. 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 97497. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97497, 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:
Wolf Creek, OR
Unacceptable:
Sunnyvalley

Stats and Demographics for the 97497 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97497 is located in southwest Oregon and covers a slightly higher 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 97497 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97497 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,523
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 737
Median Home Value $239,200
Land Area 147.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 644
Median Household Income $46,098

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male232628432045413845428188986445261515
Female43273737313829453760696876513535616
Total66536580518370838210215015617411580612131

Gender

 Male 783 51%
 Female 740 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,419 93.2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 1.6%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 15 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 48 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41837871501035012
Renter10273938471453
Total1445761251971175515

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 296 46%
 Single Guardian 101 16%
 Singles 186 29%
 Singles With Roommate 61 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 515 80%
 Households with Kids 129 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male584344387653861178985
Female51010959445377119997757
Total1018141291371212912101915201615161312

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97497 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97497 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 97497 real estate data, the median home value of $239,200 is high 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 97497. Rentals in 97497 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97497 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,513 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 10 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 251 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 210 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 183 25%
 Households Vacant 93 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 19%
 2 Bedroom 88 66%
 3+ Bedroom 21 16%
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 $46,098 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97497 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. However, that is not the case in 97497. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 296 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 17%
 No Earnings 971 63%
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 296 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 17%
 No Earnings 971 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 429 88%
 Public transportation 6 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 4%
 Worked at Home 31 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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 125 17%
 High School Graduate 376 51%
 Associate's degree 95 13%
 Bachelor's degree 44 6%
 Master's degree 44 6%
 Professional school degree 40 5%
 Doctorate degree 15 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 318 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97497

ZIP Code 97497 is in the Three Rivers/Josephine County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97497.

Sunny Wolf Charter School
100 Ruth Ave
Wolf Creek, OR 97497
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Three Rivers/Josephine County School District

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