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Demographics

People

Total Population981
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens26.8%
Employed Population 16+396
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married48.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.5%
Median Earnings25+$22,989
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,929
% Above Poverty Level76.2%
% Below Poverty Level23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home13.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$198,800

Ancestry

German24%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.8%
Irish13%
English9.8%
Welsh6.3%
Scottish5.3%
Dutch5%
Canadian3.5%
Swedish3.3%
Italian2%
Norwegian1.8%
Danishn1.6%
Polish1.6%
West Indian1.3%
Jamaican1.3%
Romanian1.3%
Finnish1.3%
Swiss1.2%
Arab0.9%
Lebanese0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Greek0.6%
French Except Basque0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
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Joseph Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wallowa County
Standard Zip Codes97846
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.3
Approximate Longitude-117.09

Joseph Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWALLOWA
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp32 to 60 F
Jul Temp46 to 85 F
Oct Temp30 to 63 F
Annual Precip17.4 inches
StationENTERPRISE 20 NNE
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp30 to 59 F
Jul Temp43 to 85 F
Oct Temp29 to 64 F
Annual Precip19.8 inches
StationHALFWAY
Distance33 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 62 F
Jul Temp48 to 88 F
Oct Temp31 to 65 F
Annual Precip22.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Enterprise1,872$56,550
Lostine399$49,659
Wallowa680$31,154

Joseph Public Libraries

Joseph City Library
201 N MAIN ST
Joseph, Oregon
(541) 432-0141

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Joseph Public Schools

Joseph Charter School
400 Wm E Williams Ave
ZIP: 97846
(541) 432-7311
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Total Enrollment 226
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