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People

Total Population 435
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 35.2%
Employed Population 16+ 184
Age of the Population 60

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $26,518
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,932

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,938
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 17.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $571
Median House Value $99,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
US/American 0%
English 20%
Irish 14.9%

Fossil Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles NE of Bend, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Wheeler
Standard Zip Codes 97830
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.998
Longitude -120.215

Fossil Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FOSSIL
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 47 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 15.1 inches
Station ANTELOPE 1 NW
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 35 to 63 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
Station MITCHELL 2 NW
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 52 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fossil, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kinzua (97830)

Mayville (97830)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Condon 606 $52,708
Spray 118 $33,889

Fossil Public Libraries

Library
Fossil Public Library
401 MAIN STREET
Fossil, Oregon
(541) 763-2046

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Fossil High Schools

WHEELER HIGH SCHOOL
600 B ST
541-763-4146
Serves 28 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.5

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