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ZIP Code 97147

Post Office City:Wheeler, OR (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Tillamook County
Timezone: Pacific (12:12pm)
Area code: 503 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.69, -123.89
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97147

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Primary/preferred city:
Wheeler, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97147 is located in northwest 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 97147 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97147 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 408
Population Density 562 people per sq mi
Housing Units 283
Median Home Value $211,800
Land Area 0.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 191
Median Household Income $31,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 57Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 57

Under 56612
85 Plus6915


 Male 189 46%
 Female 219 54%


 White 394 96.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 5 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 36%
 Single Guardian 27 14%
 Singles 75 39%
 Singles With Roommate 21 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 161 84%
 Households with Kids 30 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97147 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 97147 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97147 real estate data, the median home value of $211,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97147 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97147 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Wheeler, OR rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 363 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 45 11%
 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 72 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 41 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 28%
 Households Vacant 92 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 65%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 31 57%
 2 Bedroom 19 35%
 3+ Bedroom 4 7%
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 $31,458 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97147 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 97147 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. More commuters in 97147 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 50 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 100 31%
 No Earnings 174 54%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 50 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 100 31%
 No Earnings 174 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 83 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 16%
 Worked at Home 9 8%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 40 13.5%
 High School Graduate 188 63.3%
 Associate's degree 2 0.7%
 Bachelor's degree 50 16.8%
 Master's degree 9 3.0%
 Professional school degree 5 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 3 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 35 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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