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ZIP Code 97846

Primary City:Joseph, OR (View All Cities)
County: Wallowa County
Timezone: Pacific (12:08am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -117.2
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97846

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97846. 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 97846. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97846, 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:
Joseph, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97846 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97846 is located in northeast 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 97846 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97846 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,891
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,358
Median Home Value $242,500
Land Area 751.75 sq mi
Water Area 2.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 883
Median Household Income $38,628

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4139374138364332425194101947572302428
Female5135462747453733508090106978836333141
Total927483688581806592131184207191163108635569

Gender

 Male 918 49%
 Female 973 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,804 95.4%
 Black Or African American 11 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.7%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.3%
 Other Race 13 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 40 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131531141921496233
Renter30473551442669
Total3178881652361756842

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 469 53%
 Single Guardian 91 10%
 Singles 269 30%
 Singles With Roommate 54 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 713 81%
 Households with Kids 170 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1388686581295361469114117
Female81091511928571071111585636
Total211817211915716171615101725111716101413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97846 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 97846 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97846 real estate data, the median home value of $242,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97846. Rentals in 97846 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97846 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,857 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 30 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 340 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 295 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 248 18%
 Households Vacant 475 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 15 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 398 84%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 74 28%
 2 Bedroom 95 36%
 3+ Bedroom 92 35%
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 $38,628 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97846 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 97846 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97846 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 435 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 494 32%
 No Earnings 633 41%
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 435 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 494 32%
 No Earnings 633 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 621 79.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 8.7%
 Worked at Home 90 11.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 39 5%
 High School Graduate 413 57%
 Associate's degree 74 10%
 Bachelor's degree 132 18%
 Master's degree 59 8%
 Professional school degree 12 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 221 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 17.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97846

ZIP Code 97846 is in the Joseph School District 6. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97846.

Joseph Charter School
400 Wm East Williams Ave
Joseph, OR 97846
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Joseph School District 6

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