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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/.

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