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People

Total Population 1,000
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 21.6%
Employed Population 16+ 419
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $28,654
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,429

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,000
% Above Poverty Level 75.1%
% Below Poverty Level 24.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $652
Median House Value $189,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Joseph Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 109 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 264 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Wallowa
Standard Zip Codes 97846
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.354
Longitude -117.228

Joseph 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 WALLOWA
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 46 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.4 inches
Station ENTERPRISE 20 NNE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 43 to 85 F
Oct Temp 29 to 64 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Station HALFWAY
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 62 F
Jul Temp 48 to 88 F
Oct Temp 31 to 65 F
Annual Precip 22.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Enterprise 1,978 $54,669
Lostine 285 $49,250
Wallowa 828 $39,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Joseph Public Libraries

Library
Joseph City Library
201 N. MAIN ST.
Joseph, Oregon
(541) 432-0141

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Joseph High Schools

JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL
541-432-7311
Serves 111 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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