dcsimg

People

Total Population 242
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 37.2%
Employed Population 16+ 71
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 53.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,500
% Above Poverty Level 70.2%
% Below Poverty Level 29.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $660
Median House Value $116,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 14.5%

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

Rufus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles S of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Sherman
P.O. Box Zip Codes 97050
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.695
Longitude -120.734

Rufus 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 MORO
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station SATUS PASS 2 SSW
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 45 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 61 F
Annual Precip 22.8 inches
Station DALLESPORT AP
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Grass Valley 176 $49,688
Moro 372 $32,308
The Dalles 15,136 $48,442
Wasco 431 $46,875

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

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Healthcare Management (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Programs
  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

Programs
  • Online Associate Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
  • Online Bachelor Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Listed as one of the top National Universities for 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service for the seventh straight year in 2013.
  • Has a 97% satisfaction rate among its 2013 graduates. 
  • Offers more than 100 degree options including programs in education, law, nursing, and more.
  • Provides classes at its San Francisco campus, branch campuses throughout the bay area and Sacramento, and online.
Programs
  • Business Administration - Human Resources (BS)
  • Business Management & Accounting (AAS)
  • Nursing (RN completion to BS) (RN req.)
  • Students are issued a new laptop at the beginning of their programs.
  • All online services and study materials are available 24/7, with faculty available five days a week.
  • All programs available online, with the MBA program offered on campus in Salt Lake City.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2010.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Study Online in Rufus
Additional Resources
Info for Rufus Government Officials


Are you an official in the Rufus government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top