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ZIP Code 97859

Primary City:Meacham, OR (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Umatilla County
Timezone: Pacific (5:11am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.6, -118.7
ZIP (~47 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97859. 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 97859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97859, 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:
Meacham, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97859 is located in northeast 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 97859 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97859 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 123
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 158
Median Home Value $163,200
Land Area 80.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 58
Median Household Income $31,181

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 53

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


 Male 65 53%
 Female 58 47%


 White 109 89%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 4%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 1%
 Other Race 6 5%
 Two Or More Races 2 2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 57%
 Single Guardian 2 3%
 Singles 19 33%
 Singles With Roommate 4 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 49 84%
 Households with Kids 9 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97859 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 97859 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 97859 real estate data, the median home value of $163,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97859.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 123 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 23 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 29 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 4%
 Households Vacant 100 63%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 94%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $31,181 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97859 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 97859 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 97859 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 13 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17 23%
 No Earnings 44 59%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17 23%
 No Earnings 44 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 30 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 97859 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 18 56%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 14 44%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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