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People

Total Population 1,863
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 729
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 40.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,188
% Above Poverty Level 64.5%
% Below Poverty Level 35.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $624
Median House Value $122,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 12.2%

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

Oroville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 128 miles NW of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles NE of Seattle, Washington
County Okanogan
Standard Zip Codes 98844
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.939
Longitude -119.434

Oroville 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 TONASKET 4 NNE
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 54 to 86 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
Station CONCONULLY
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches
Station WINTHROP 1 WSW
Distance 48.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 49 to 86 F
Oct Temp 31 to 62 F
Annual Precip 15 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oroville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chesaw (98844)

Molson (98844)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Tonasket 1,053 $35,114

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

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Oroville High Schools

OROVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
1016 IRONWOOD
509-476-3612
Serves 358 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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