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ZIP Code 97840

Post Office City:Oxbow, OR (View All Cities)
County: Baker County
Timezone: Pacific (1:50pm)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -116.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97840

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 97840. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 97840 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Oxbow, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97840 is located in northeast 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 97840 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 large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97840 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 98
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 73
Median Home Value $9,999
Land Area 114.20 sq mi
Water Area 4.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 46
Median Household Income $97,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 48

Under 5426
85 Plus011


 Male 54 55%
 Female 44 45%


 White 90 92%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 7 7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 23 50%
 Single Guardian 2 4%
 Singles 18 39%
 Singles With Roommate 3 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 36 78%
 Households with Kids 10 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97840 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 97840 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 97840 real estate data, the median home value of $9,999 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97840 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97840 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 98 100%
 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 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 7 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 47%
 Households Vacant 27 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 85%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 55 100%
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 $97,656 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97840 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 97840 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 97840 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 64 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 33%
 No Earnings 42 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 33%
 No Earnings 42 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 116 100%
 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, 97840 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 116 88%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 16 12%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 41 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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