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People

Total Population 1,717
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 736
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,605
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.7%
Median Gross Rent $578
Median House Value $118,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 17.3%

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

John Day Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 119 miles E of Bend, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 197 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 97845
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.416
Longitude -118.951

John Day 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 JOHN DAY
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 48 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 65 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches
Station LONG CREEK
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 45 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 16.7 inches
Station MONUMENT 2
Distance 35.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 34 to 65 F
Jul Temp 50 to 91 F
Oct Temp 32 to 69 F
Annual Precip 14 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Long Creek 173 $64,063
Mount Vernon 625 $34,130
Prairie City 813 $41,324
Seneca 188 $43,750

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

John Day Public Libraries

Library
Grant County Library
507 SOUTH CANYON BLVD
John Day, Oregon
(541) 575-1992

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John Day Hospitals

BLUE MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL DISTRICT
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
170 FORD ROAD
(541) 575-1311
Emergency Service: Yes

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John Day High Schools

GRANT UNION HIGH SCHOOL
911 S CANYON BLVD
541-575-1799
Serves 279 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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