Rufus, Oregon

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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

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  • 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
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
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
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Rufus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 268 100%
Male 142 53%
Female 126 47%
Under 18 40 14.9%
18+ 228 85.1%
65+ 71 26.5%
Median Age 49.8
Average Family Size 2.52
White 244 91%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 3.4%
Other 10 3.7%
Mixed Race 4 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 6.7%

Estimated Rufus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 237
Growth -31
Growth % -11.6%

Rufus 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 23.3%
US/American 22.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
English 11.7%
Irish 11.2%
Norwegian 4.9%
Polish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Dutch 1.9%
French Canadian 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1%
Canadian 1%
Austrian 1%
Italian 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rufus 268 $29,688
Grass Valley 171 $31,250
Moro 337 $40,625
The Dalles 12,156 $43,041
Wasco 381 $39,375
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