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ZIP Code 97850

Primary City:La Grande, OR (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Pacific (6:28am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.2, -118.3
ZIP (~29 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97850

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97850. 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 97850. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97850, 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:
La Grande, OR
Acceptable:
Island City

Stats and Demographics for the 97850 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97850 is located in northeast Oregon and covers a 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 97850 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 97850 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,955
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,434
Median Home Value $151,900
Land Area 289.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,904
Median Household Income $40,951

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male583580462697785633515404401444531614508336281185140158
Female587494498616878586467440375518614596517348283273245363
Total1,1701,0749601,3131,6631,2199828447769621,1451,2101,025684564458385521

Gender

 Male 8,257 49%
 Female 8,698 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,608 92.1%
 Black Or African American 123 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 204 1.2%
 Asian 180 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 206 1.2%
 Other Race 233 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 401 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner784515138261,056626401158
Renter653675376374278157137145
Total7311,1268891,2001,334783538303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,177 46%
 Single Guardian 1,020 15%
 Singles 2,072 30%
 Singles With Roommate 635 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,959 72%
 Households with Kids 1,945 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10611012811511810911811811799987610386105108114157213152
Female1261241141099094112981001059810110193748296137227193
Total232234242224208203230216217204196177204179179190210294440345

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97850 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97850 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 97850 real estate data, the median home value of $151,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97850 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97850 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97850 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,231 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 55 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 260 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 328 1.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,596 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,513 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,795 38%
 Households Vacant 530 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 201 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 64 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 192 7%
 1 Bedroom 513 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,386 47%
 3+ Bedroom 862 29%
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 $40,951 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97850 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 97850 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 97850 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,207 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,749 34%
 No Earnings 4,927 35%
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 4,207 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,749 34%
 No Earnings 4,927 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,018 82.0%
 Public transportation 58 0.8%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 847 11.5%
 Worked at Home 400 5.4%
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 451 8%
 High School Graduate 2,921 54%
 Associate's degree 546 10%
 Bachelor's degree 941 18%
 Master's degree 264 5%
 Professional school degree 161 3%
 Doctorate degree 89 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,384 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 361 11.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 341 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97850

ZIP Code 97850 is in the La Grande School District 1. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97850.

Central Elementary School
402 K Ave
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Grande School District 1
Greenwood Elementary School
2300 North Spruce St
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Grande School District 1
La Grande Middle School
1108 4th St
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Grande School District 1
Island City Elementary School
10201 West 4th St
Island City, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Grande School District 1
Willow Elementary School
1305 North Willow St
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Grande School District 1
Riverbend High School
58231 Oregon Hwy 244
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ode Ycep School District
La Grande High School
708 K Ave
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: La Grande School District 1
La Grande Adventist School
2702 Adams Ave
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grande Ronde Academy
507b Palmer Ave
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heidi Ho Kindergarten & Preschool
1702 6th St
La Grande, OR 97850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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