North Powder, Oregon

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 100 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 234 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 97867
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.028
Longitude -117.918

North Powder Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 14.4 inches
Station BAKER
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 48 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 10.6 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.4 inches
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North Powder Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 489 100%
Male 241 49.3%
Female 248 50.7%
Under 18 148 30.3%
18+ 341 69.7%
65+ 80 16.4%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.11
White 471 96.3%
African-American 3 0.6%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 3.1%

Estimated North Powder Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 485
Growth -4
Growth % -0.8%

North Powder Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 22.1%
US/American 19.9%
Irish 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
Scottish 7.1%
English 5.7%
Danish 5.2%
Czechoslovakian 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 3%
Austrian 1.4%
Swedish 1.1%
Portuguese 1.1%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Polish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
North Powder 489 $27,188
Baker City 9,860 $34,790
Cove 594 $42,344
Haines 426 $26,500
Island City 916 $49,327
La Grande 12,327 $40,508
Union 1,926 $34,286
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North Powder High Schools (2004)

333 G ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 227 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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