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People

Total Population 760
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 27%
Employed Population 16+ 236
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 33.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,727
% Above Poverty Level 64.9%
% Below Poverty Level 35.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 22.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $438
Median House Value $99,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 0%
English 15.5%
Irish 10.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Powers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NW of Medford, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 195 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Coos
Standard Zip Codes 97466
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.883
Longitude -124.071

Powers 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 POWERS
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 54 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 51 to 79 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station ILLAHE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 50 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 52 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 80.8 inches
Station COQUILLE CITY
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 53 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 71 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 55.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bandon 3,070 $43,315
Coquille 3,846 $35,758
Myrtle Point 2,495 $46,607
Port Orford 1,312 $40,833

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Powers Public Libraries

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Hazel M. Lewis Library
511 3RD AVE.
Powers, Oregon
(541) 439-5311

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Powers High Schools

POWERS HIGH SCHOOL
HIGH SCHOOL HILL RD
541-439-3093
Serves 78 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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