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ZIP Code 97830

Primary City:Fossil, OR (View All Cities)
County: Wheeler County
Timezone: Pacific (11:53am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -120.1
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97830

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97830. 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 97830. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97830, 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:
Fossil, OR
Acceptable:
Kinzua, Mayville

Stats and Demographics for the 97830 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97830 is located in north Oregon and covers an extremely large 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 97830 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97830 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 748
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 473
Median Home Value $117,400
Land Area 599.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 342
Median Household Income $39,196

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male192025241319121711212235313728151913
Female131221161012101817222733413330211516
Total323246402331223528434968727058363429

Gender

 Male 381 51%
 Female 367 49%
Gender

Race

 White 683 91.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 1.7%
 Asian 5 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 23 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 24 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17123366703512
Renter41315222013118
Total520275586834620

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 165 48%
 Single Guardian 37 11%
 Singles 126 37%
 Singles With Roommate 14 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 274 80%
 Households with Kids 68 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male54332433862755452945
Female02142251219065346300
Total5647468410711711107981245

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97830 has a large 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 97830 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97830 real estate data, the median home value of $117,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97830 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97830 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97830 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 731 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 17 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 94 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 142 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 106 22%
 Households Vacant 131 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 3.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 4 3.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 67.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 21.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 32%
 3+ Bedroom 66 68%
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 $39,196 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97830 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. 97830 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97830 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 182 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 157 26%
 No Earnings 263 44%
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 182 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 157 26%
 No Earnings 263 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 199 72%
 Public transportation 5 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 20%
 Worked at Home 18 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 39 16%
 High School Graduate 163 67%
 Associate's degree 7 3%
 Bachelor's degree 25 10%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 4 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 94 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97830

ZIP Code 97830 is in the Fossil School District 21j. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97830.

Fossil Charter School
600 B St
Fossil, OR 97830
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fossil School District 21j

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