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People

Total Population 733
Male Share of the Population 54.7%
Female Share of the Population 45.3%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $20,800
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,486

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,500
% Above Poverty Level 70.1%
% Below Poverty Level 29.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 50.6%
Median Gross Rent $616
Median House Value $116,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 8.6%

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

Wallowa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 249 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Wallowa
Standard Zip Codes 97885
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.57
Longitude -117.527

Wallowa 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 WALLOWA
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 46 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.4 inches
Station ELGIN
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 47 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 64 F
Annual Precip 24.2 inches
Station ENTERPRISE 20 NNE
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 43 to 85 F
Oct Temp 29 to 64 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cove 606 $50,781
Elgin 1,527 $45,352
Enterprise 1,915 $57,989
Imbler 315 $67,083
Joseph 1,053 $41,964
Lostine 316 $48,523

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

Wallowa Public Libraries

Library
Wallowa Public Library
201 N MAIN
Wallowa, Oregon
(541) 886-4265

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Wallowa High Schools

WALLOWA HIGH SCHOOL
541-886-2951
Serves 148 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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