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People

Total Population 234
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 36.8%
Employed Population 16+ 67
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 51.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.4%
Median Earnings25+ $17,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,438

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,875
% Above Poverty Level 73.1%
% Below Poverty Level 26.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $120,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 14.5%

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 164 $66,250
Moro 329 $31,500
The Dalles 15,068 $49,167
Wasco 458 $43,750
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