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ZIP Code 97817

Primary City:Bates, OR (View All Cities)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Pacific (10:11am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -118.6
ZIP (~27 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97817. 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 97817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97817, 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:
Bates, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97817 is located in east Oregon and covers a slightly higher 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 97817 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97817 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 55
Median Home Value $138,900
Land Area 133.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17
Median Household Income $11,071

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 54

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


 Male 23 61%
 Female 15 39%


 White 35 92%
 Black Or African American 1 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 1 3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 1 3%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11 65%
 Single Guardian 1 6%
 Singles 4 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15 88%
 Households with Kids 2 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97817 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 97817 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 97817 real estate data, the median home value of $138,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97817 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38 100%
 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 5 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 8 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4 7%
 Households Vacant 38 69%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 92%
 For Migrant Workers 1 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $11,071 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97817 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. 97817 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 97817 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. More commuters in 97817 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17 44%
 No Earnings 11 28%
Employment Status

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17 44%
 No Earnings 11 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20 71%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 29%
 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, 97817 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 0 0%
 Associate's degree 7 50%
 Bachelor's degree 7 50%
 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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