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Demographics Analysis

The people of Wheeler County, Oregon give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Male:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 14

10 to 14 years : 32

15 to 17 years : 38

18 and 19 years : 22

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 21

30 to 34 years : 53

35 to 39 years : 37

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 32

50 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 24

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 46

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 24

85 years and over : 27

Female:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 9 years : 30

10 to 14 years : 28

15 to 17 years : 25

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 44

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 33

40 to 44 years : 33

45 to 49 years : 31

50 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 89

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 52

65 and 66 years : 27

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 35

85 years and over : 32


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 612

Multiple ancestry : 533

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 57

Ancestry not reported : 144


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,280

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 21

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 22

Not a U.S. citizen : 23


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Total:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 167

18 to 24 years : 62

25 to 34 years : 125

35 to 44 years : 124

45 to 54 years : 175

55 to 59 years : 152

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 76

65 to 74 years : 197

75 years and over : 220

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 136

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 34

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 73

55 to 59 years : 76

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 82

75 years and over : 97

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 23

25 to 34 years : 70

35 to 44 years : 64

45 to 54 years : 102

55 to 59 years : 76

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 104

75 years and over : 119

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 332

Female : 321

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 314

Female : 313

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 21

Foreign born:

Male : 2

Female : 43


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence : 641

Born in other state in the United States : 590

Native: born outside the United States : 21

Foreign born : 45


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 109

Now married, except separated : 310

Divorced : 64

Separated : 11

Widowed : 59

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 91

Now married, except separated : 361

Divorced : 90

Separated : 17

Widowed : 45

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 28

Divorced : 2

Separated : 9

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Speak only English : 1,312

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Wheeler County, Oregon

  • German: 324   (21.0%)
  • English: 281   (18.2%)
  • Irish: 177   (11.5%)
  • Other Groups: 170   (11.0%)
  • United States Or American: 144   (9.4%)
  • Scottish: 108   (7.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 55   (3.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 45   (2.9%)
  • Italian: 36   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 34   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 24   (1.6%)
  • European: 22   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 18   (1.2%)
  • Swedish: 14   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 12   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 9   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (0.6%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 4   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.2%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 3   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.1%)
  • Basque: 2   (0.1%)
  • British: 2   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Wheeler County, Oregon is 1,346



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Wheeler County, Oregon: 648
Female Population in Wheeler County, Oregon: 698


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Wheeler County, Oregon: 54.7
Median Female Resident Age in Wheeler County, Oregon: 55.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Oregon is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Wheeler County, Oregon


White


Both sexes

54.0

Male

53.5

Female

55.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.0

Male

23.0

Female

27.0

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

17.5

Female

53.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

26.5

Male

0.0

Female

26.5

Other


Both sexes

23.5

Male

23.5

Female

25.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.3

Male

16.2

Female

41.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.0

Male

20.3

Female

29.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

54.6

Male

53.9

Female

55.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Wheeler County, Oregon


  • White: 1,297
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 28
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 21



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Wheeler County, Oregon citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Wheeler County, Oregon

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.36%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 37   (6.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (4.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (3.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 34   (6.09%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (3.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 196   (35.13%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (8.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 88   (15.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (3.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 51   (9.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (1.61%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.72%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.17%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (3.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (1.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (2.22%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (4.96%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (3.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 229   (39.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 55   (9.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 89   (15.21%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (3.08%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 72   (12.31%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (3.08%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (1.03%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Wheeler County, Oregon

  • Fossil Sd 21j


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 404 Main St, Fossil, OR 97830, Phone: (541) 763-4384, Students: 86 )

  • Spray Sd 1


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 230, Spray, OR 97874, Phone: (541) 468-2226, Students: 65 )

  • Mitchell Sd 55


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 247, Mitchell, OR 97750, Phone: (541) 462-3311, Students: 63 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Wheeler County, Oregon

  • Spray School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 230, Spray, OR 97874, Phone: (541) 468-2226, Students: 65 )

  • Fossil Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Po Box 287, Fossil, OR 97830, Phone: (541) 763-4155, Students: 64 )

  • Mitchell School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 247, Mitchell, OR 97750, Phone: (541) 462-3311, Students: 63 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Wheeler County, Oregon

  • Wheeler High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 266, Fossil, OR 97830, Phone: (541) 763-4146, Students: 22 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Wheeler County, Oregon

  • Fossil Public Library


    401 Main St, Fossil, OR 97830

  • Spray Public/school Library


    303 Park Ave., Spray, OR 97874

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Wheeler County, Oregon


  • Old Mobeetie Texas Association Jail Museum


    , Mobeetie, TX 79061

  • Pioneer West Museum


    , Shamrock, TX 79079

  • Pioneer West Museum


    Po Box 101, Shamrock, TX 79079

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Wheeler County, Oregon affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Wheeler County, Oregon.

Area Features of Wheeler County, Oregon


Airport


(1) Antone Ranch Airport   (2) Big Flat Airstrip   (3) Cold Spring Guard Station Landing Field   (4) Collins Landing Strip   (5) Collins Landing Strip Airport   (6) Kinzua Airport   (7) Mitchell Airstrip   (8) Putnams Airfield   (9) Spray Airstrip  

Arch


(1) Claron Arch  

Area


(1) Baker Gardens   (2) Bull Prairie   (3) Hells Half Acre   (4) Scot Prairie  

Basin


(1) Comstock Basin   (2) Donnelly Basin   (3) Kahler Basin   (4) May Basin   (5) Snow Basin   (6) The Cove   (7) The Rafferty  

Building


(1) Fossil City Hall   (2) Fossil Museum And Pine Creek Schoolhouse   (3) Fossil Public Library   (4) Fossil Public Works   (5) Fossil Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Mitchell City Hall   (7) Mitchell Justice Court   (8) Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Spray City Hall   (10) Spray Pioneer Museum   (11) Spray Public Works Road Department   (12) Spray School Public Library   (13) Spray Volunteer Ambulance Association   (14) Spray Volunteer Fire Department   (15) Wheeler County Courthouse   (16) Wheeler County Health Office   (17) Wheeler County Sheriff S Office   (18) Wheeler Point Volunteer Fire Department Incorporated  

Canal


(1) Gill Ditch   (2) Hall Ditch   (3) Lewis Ditch   (4) Philling-mcfadden Ditch   (5) Potter Ditch   (6) Shoemaker Ditch  

Cape


(1) Camp Watson Point  

Cemetery


(1) Caleb Cemetery   (2) Camp Watson Cemetery   (3) Clarno Cemetery   (4) Fossil Ioof Cemetery   (5) Haystack Cemetery   (6) Lonerock Cemetery   (7) Lost Valley Cemetery   (8) Lower Mitchell Cemetery   (9) Mary Waterman Grave   (10) Masonic Cemetery   (11) Mayville Cemetery   (12) Mitchell Cemetery   (13) Richmond Cemetery   (14) Spray Cemetery   (15) Tillotson Cemetery   (16) West Branch Cemetery   (17) Winlock Cemetery  

Civil


(1) City Of Fossil   (2) City Of Lonerock   (3) City Of Mitchell   (4) Fossil Division   (5) Mitchell Division   (6) Town Of Spray   (7) Wheeler County  

Cliff


(1) North Point   (2) The Blue Banks   (3) The Palisades  

Dam


(1) Allen Creek Dam   (2) Blann Meadow Reservoir Dam   (3) Bull Prairie Dam   (4) Clark Lake Dam   (5) Collins Dam   (6) Fopiano Dam   (7) Fort Creek Dam   (8) King Dam   (9) Kinzua Dam Historical   (10) Painted Hills Dam   (11) Peterson Creek Dam   (12) Rock Creek Lake Dam   (13) Rowe Creek Dam  

Flat


(1) Antler Prairie   (2) Bearway Meadow   (3) Big Juniper Flat   (4) Big Rock Flat   (5) Big Summit Prairie   (6) Blake Flat   (7) Blann Meadow   (8) Breo Flat   (9) Buck Pasture   (10) Camas Prairie   (11) Carroll Glade   (12) Chasteen Meadow   (13) Corral Flat   (14) Courter Prairie   (15) Dairy Meadow   (16) Devils Den   (17) Dicer Meadow   (18) Do Little Flat   (19) Dutch Flat   (20) Floating Prairie   (21) Gordy Flat   (22) Grant Meadow   (23) Gutherie Prairie   (24) Hay Flat   (25) Hayden Prairie   (26) Hickey Meadow   (27) Indian Flat   (28) Indian Prairie   (29) Juniper Flat   (30) Lava Flat   (31) Lee Prairie   (32) Lefevre Prairie   (33) Liberty Bottom   (34) Little Rock Flat   (35) Little Round Prairie   (36) Long Prairie   (37) Lookout Pasture   (38) Mcdonald Meadow   (39) Mcneese Flat   (40) Miller Prairie   (41) Notch Prairie   (42) Pool Prairie   (43) Rocky Flat   (44) Ross Flat   (45) Round Prairie   (46) Searcy Flat   (47) Sheet Iron Jack Meadow   (48) Snowshoe Flat   (49) Sunflower Flat   (50) The Flat   (51) Toggle Meadows   (52) Waterman Flat   (53) Widow Meadow   (54) Wilson Prairie  

Gap


(1) Bald Gap   (2) Bills Pass   (3) Burton Saddle   (4) Cobb Saddle   (5) Cummings Hill Summit   (6) Dead Horse Gap   (7) French Pass   (8) Juniper Gap   (9) Keys Creek Summit   (10) Ochoco Pass   (11) Tap Horn Gap   (12) The Notch  

Lake


(1) Clark Lake   (2) Dry Lake Historical   (3) Fred Creek Lake   (4) Hubbel Lake   (5) Marg Lake   (6) Slide Lake   (7) Wineland Lake  

Lava


(1) Broadway Lava   (2) Jones Lava   (3) Peterson Lava  

Locale


(1) Allen Creek Horse Camp   (2) Arthur Creek Camp   (3) Badger Cabin   (4) Barnhouse Recreation Site   (5) Beaver Forest Service Station   (6) Black Mountain Lookout Historical   (7) Blue Spruce Camp   (8) Bridge Creek Historical   (9) Bull Prairie Campground Boat Ramp   (10) Bull Prairie Guard Station Historical   (11) Bull Prairie Recreation Site   (12) Burnt Ranch   (13) Camp Hancock   (14) Carrol Campground   (15) Chapin Guard Station   (16) Clarno State Recreation Site Boat Launch   (17) Cold Springs Guard Station   (18) Cone Mill   (19) Corncob Ranch   (20) Crown Rock Historical   (21) Crystal Springs Organization Camp   (22) Deep Creek Recreation Site   (23) Derr Camp   (24) Derr Guard Station   (25) Double Corral   (26) Edwards   (27) Erickson Ranch   (28) Fairview Recreation Site   (29) Fitzgerald Ranch   (30) Fopiano Ranch   (31) Fossil Sewage Treatment Plant   (32) Gage Ranch   (33) Gill Ranch   (34) Happy Jack Camp   (35) Howard Ranch   (36) Hudspeth Mill   (37) Ihrig Ranch   (38) Indian Camp   (39) Jones Ranch   (40) Kinzua Golf Course Historical   (41) Knox Ranch   (42) Lonesome Spring Campground   (43) Mitchell Guard Station   (44) Mossy Rock Camp   (45) Mule Shoe Boat Launch   (46) Ochoco Divide Recreation Site   (47) Ochoco Divide Research Area   (48) Old Frizzell Ranch   (49) Old Kelly Mill Historical   (50) One-oh-one Ranch   (51) Payne Ranch Historical   (52) Prairie Ranch   (53) Priest Hole Boat Launch   (54) School Section Cabin   (55) Scotts Recreation Site   (56) Service Creek Boat Launch   (57) Sheep Corrals   (58) Shoofly Ranch   (59) Simpson Place   (60) Sixshooter Ranch   (61) Smith Ranch   (62) Spray Boat Access Site   (63) Spray Rodeo Grounds   (64) Spray Sewage Treatment Plant   (65) Stewarts   (66) Sutton Ranch   (67) Taylor Ranch   (68) Twickenham Boat Launch   (69) Wagner Ranch   (70) Walton Lake Boat Ramp   (71) Walton Lake Campground   (72) Walton Lake Recreation Site   (73) Wetmore Historical   (74) Wheeler County Fairgrounds   (75) Wildwood Recreation Site   (76) Wineburger Camp   (77) Winlock   (78) Wooden Bridge Boat Launch   (79) Woodward Ranch  

Military


(1) Camp Watson Historical  

Park


(1) Bear Hollow County Park   (2) Fossil Park   (3) H H Wheeler Historical Marker   (4) Julia A Henderson Pioneer Park   (5) Morrow County Ohv Park   (6) Painted Hills State Park Historical   (7) Shelton Wayside County Park   (8) Spray Riverfront Park   (9) Wheeler Court House Park  

Pillar


(1) Black Rock   (2) Craggy Rock   (3) Steamboat Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Antone Historical   (2) Caleb Historical   (3) Clarno   (4) Fossil   (5) Kinzua Historical   (6) Lonerock   (7) Lost Valley Historical   (8) Mayville   (9) Mitchell   (10) Richmond   (11) Service Creek   (12) Spoos Mill   (13) Spray   (14) Twickenham   (15) Waldron Historical   (16) Waterman Historical  

Post Office


(1) Antone Post Office Historical   (2) Bridge Creek Post Office Historical   (3) Burnt Ranch Post Office Historical   (4) Caleb Post Office Historical   (5) Camp Watson Post Office Historical   (6) Clarno Post Office Historical   (7) Crescent Post Office Historical   (8) Crown Rock Post Office Historical   (9) Fossil Post Office   (10) Francisville Post Office Historical   (11) Huntley Post Office Historical   (12) Kinzua Post Office Historical   (13) Liberty Post Office Historical   (14) Lonerock Post Office Historical   (15) Lost Valley Post Office Historical   (16) Mayville Post Office   (17) Meadow Post Office Historical   (18) Mitchell Post Office   (19) Poplar Post Office Historical   (20) Richmond Post Office Historical   (21) Service Creek Post Office Historical   (22) Seward Post Office Historical   (23) Sinnott Post Office Historical   (24) Spray Post Office   (25) Spring Valley Post Office Historical   (26) Twickenham Post Office Historical   (27) Wagner Post Office Historical   (28) Waldron Post Office Historical   (29) Waterman Post Office Historical   (30) Wetmore Post Office Historical   (31) Wheeler Post Office Historical   (32) Winlock Post Office Historical  

Range


(1) Gage Range  

Rapids


(1) Clarno Rapids   (2) Shoofly Rapids  

Reserve


(1) Bridge Creek Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Allen Creek Reservoir   (2) Aspen Reservoir   (3) Blann Meadow Reservoir   (4) Bradenbury Reservoir   (5) Brandenburg Reservoir   (6) Bruner Spring Reservoir   (7) Bull Prairie Lake   (8) Cary Reservoir   (9) Collins Reservoir   (10) Connell Reservoir   (11) Dollarhide Pond   (12) Faith Reservoir   (13) Fopiano Reservoir   (14) Fort Creek Reservoir   (15) Gill Reservoir   (16) Hickey Reservoir   (17) Hoover Creek Reservoir   (18) Hope Reservoir   (19) Keys Reservoir   (20) Kinzua Reservoir Historical   (21) Lone Reservoir   (22) Long Prairie Reservoir   (23) Looney Reservoir   (24) Lucky Reservoir   (25) Maxwell Reservoir   (26) Nelson Reservoir   (27) Packsaddle Reservoir   (28) Painted Hills Reservoir   (29) Paynes Pond   (30) Peterson Creek Reservoir   (31) Reservoir Number One Historical   (32) Reservoir Number Three Historical   (33) Reservoir Number Two Historical   (34) Rock Creek Lake   (35) Ross Reservoir   (36) Rough Canyon Reservoir   (37) Round Prairie Reservoir   (38) Rowe Creek Reservoir   (39) Shovel Reservoir   (40) Walton Lake   (41) Yellowjacket Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Ben Glenn Ridge   (2) Black Spur   (3) Cactus Ridge   (4) Carroll Rim   (5) Davis Ridges   (6) Goose Paint   (7) Happy Jack Ridge   (8) Hawk Ridge   (9) High Spring Ridge   (10) Hothole Ridge   (11) Iron Mountain   (12) Jumbo Ridge   (13) Juniper Ridge   (14) Kentucky Ridge   (15) Mahogany Ridge   (16) Melendy Ridge   (17) Muleshoe Ridge   (18) Oxhead Ridge   (19) Rock Mountain   (20) Rosenbaum Ridge   (21) Sheep Mountain   (22) Shell Rock Mountain   (23) Snow Board Ridge   (24) Sourdough Ridge   (25) Specht Rim   (26) Starvation Ridge   (27) Sutton Mountain   (28) T V Ridge   (29) The Frog  

School


(1) Gable Creek School Historical   (2) Lower Pine Creek School Historical   (3) Mayville School Historical   (4) Mitchell School   (5) Spray School   (6) Summit Prairie School Historical   (7) Waldron School Historical   (8) Wheeler High School  

Spring


(1) Alder Spring   (2) Alkali Springs   (3) Allen Spring   (4) Antelope Spring   (5) Aspen Grove Spring   (6) Aspen Spring   (7) Barnhouse Spring   (8) Beaver Spring   (9) Beckley Spring   (10) Bell Spring   (11) Big Burn Spring   (12) Big Cat Spring   (13) Big Happy Spring   (14) Big Spread Spring   (15) Big Spring   (16) Blackjoe Spring   (17) Blake Spring   (18) Blevins Spring   (19) Bridge Spring   (20) Broadway Spring   (21) Brown Cabin Spring   (22) Brown Spring   (23) Bruner Spring   (24) Buck Point Troughs   (25) Bull Prairie Spring   (26) Butler Spring   (27) Butterfield Spring   (28) Cabin Spring   (29) Carroll Glade Springs   (30) Chamberlin Spring   (31) Chambers Spring   (32) Chapman Spring   (33) Chickadee Spring   (34) Clymer Spring   (35) Coates Spring   (36) Cobb Springs   (37) Coffeepot Spring   (38) Cold Spring   (39) Cold Springs   (40) Cole Spring   (41) Collins Butte Spring   (42) Cram Spring   (43) Crawford Spring   (44) Crazy Spring   (45) Cup Spring   (46) Davenport Spring   (47) Del Spring   (48) Dent Spring   (49) Dick Nickolas Spring   (50) Division Spring   (51) Dodds Spring   (52) Dowell Spring   (53) Dunn Spring   (54) East Frickey Spring   (55) Edmonson Spring   (56) Ernie Spring   (57) Fairview Spring   (58) Fir Tree Spring   (59) Flatiron Spring   (60) Foss Spring   (61) Fox Spring   (62) Frier Spring   (63) Fritts Spring   (64) Fry Spring   (65) George Iremonger Spring   (66) Gerking Spring   (67) Gilman Spring   (68) Go Spring   (69) Goofy Spring   (70) Government Spring   (71) Grant Spring   (72) Happy Camp Spring   (73) Happy Spring   (74) Harrington Spring   (75) Hasting Spring   (76) Heflin Spring   (77) Hegel Spring   (78) Hellbore Spring   (79) Hemp Spring   (80) High Gilchrist Spring   (81) Hill Spring   (82) Hoffman Spring   (83) Homestead Spring   (84) Howard Spring   (85) Howell Spring   (86) Iremonger Spring   (87) Jones Troughs   (88) Jordan Spring   (89) Jumbo Springs   (90) Keys Troughs   (91) Lake Spring   (92) Lava Spring   (93) Little Happy Spring   (94) Little Round Prairie Spring   (95) Lonesome Spring   (96) Long Prairie Spring   (97) Looney Spring   (98) Lost City Spring   (99) Lost Lake Spring   (100) Lost Spring   (101) Low Gilchrist Spring   (102) Luelling Spring   (103) Lunch Spring   (104) Masterson Spring   (105) Mathieson Spring   (106) Maxwell Spring   (107) May Spring   (108) Mccarthy Spring   (109) Meadow Spring   (110) Merrill Spring   (111) Milk Spring   (112) Mill Canyon Spring   (113) Miller Spring   (114) Monroe Spring   (115) Mud Spring   (116) Nelson Spring   (117) Nicholson Spring   (118) North Pisgah Spring   (119) Ochoco Spring   (120) One Trough Spring   (121) Opal Spring   (122) Ox Head Spring   (123) Packsaddle Spring   (124) Perry Spring   (125) Peter Spring   (126) Peterson Spring   (127) Pisgah Spring   (128) Poison Spring   (129) Port Spring   (130) Porter Spring   (131) Prospect Spring   (132) Quaking Aspen Spring   (133) Rainier Spring   (134) Ridge Camp Spring   (135) Rim Rock Springs   (136) Rimrock Spring   (137) Rock Spring   (138) Rocky Flat Spring   (139) Sam Davis Spring   (140) Sand Spring   (141) Seeley Spring   (142) Shaner Spring   (143) Sheep Smother Spring   (144) Shell Rock Spring   (145) Sigerist Spring   (146) Slow Spring   (147) Snowshoe Spring   (148) Snyder Spring   (149) Sob Spring   (150) Stalling Butte Spring   (151) Starr Spring   (152) Stovepipe Spring   (153) Sunflower Spring   (154) Tamarack Spring   (155) Ted Glover Spring   (156) Thomas Spring   (157) Thompson Spring   (158) Three Spring   (159) Three Trough Spring   (160) Tom Spring   (161) Trail Spring   (162) Tree Root Spring   (163) Tubb Spring   (164) Twin Cabins Spring   (165) Twin Trough Spring   (166) Two Pipes Springs   (167) Walker Spring   (168) Walton Spring   (169) West Buker Spring   (170) White House Spring   (171) Whitetail Spring   (172) Wildcat Spring   (173) Willow Branch Spring   (174) Willow Spring   (175) Wilson Spring   (176) Wolf Spring   (177) Woodchuck Spring   (178) Woodin Spring   (179) Yearling Spring   (180) Yellowjacket Spring   (181) Younger Spring   (182) Zane Spring  

Stream


(1) Alder Creek   (2) Allen Creek   (3) Badger Creek   (4) Balm Creek   (5) Bear Creek   (6) Beetle Creek   (7) Big Service Creek   (8) Big Spring Creek   (9) Blann Creek   (10) Bridge Creek   (11) Brown Creek   (12) Brush Creek   (13) Buckhorn Creek   (14) Bug Creek   (15) Burnt Cabin Creek   (16) Cabbage Creek   (17) Camp Creek   (18) Canyon Creek   (19) Carroll Creek   (20) Cary Creek   (21) Clover Creek   (22) Cockleburr Creek   (23) Colvin Creek   (24) Corncob Creek   (25) Cottonwood Creek   (26) Cove Creek   (27) Cram Creek   (28) Crawford Creek   (29) Crazy Creek   (30) Cripple Creek   (31) Crosswhite Creek   (32) Cry Creek   (33) Davis Creek   (34) Dead Horse Creek   (35) Derr Creek   (36) Dippen Rig Creek   (37) Donnely Creek   (38) Double Corral Creek   (39) Dry Creek   (40) Dry Fork Brown Creek   (41) Dry Porter Creek   (42) Dudley Creek   (43) East Fork Crazy Creek   (44) East Fork Elliot Creek   (45) East Fork Howard Creek   (46) East Porter Creek   (47) Elliot Creek   (48) Evans Creek   (49) First Creek   (50) Fopiano Creek   (51) Fort Creek   (52) Fox Creek   (53) Fred Creek   (54) Fry Creek   (55) Gable Creek   (56) Gage Creek   (57) Girds Creek   (58) Grassy Butte Creek   (59) Grassy Dell Creek   (60) Happy Camp Creek   (61) Harper Creek   (62) Harrington Creek   (63) Harrison Creek   (64) Haypress Creek   (65) Haystack Creek   (66) Heflin Creek   (67) Henry Creek   (68) Hickey Creek   (69) High Creek   (70) Hoffman Creek   (71) Holmes Creek   (72) Hoover Creek   (73) Horseshoe Creek   (74) Howard Creek   (75) Indian Creek   (76) Industry Creek   (77) Ives Creek   (78) Jackson Creek   (79) Jenkins Creek   (80) Joe Creek   (81) Johnson Creek   (82) Jones Canyon   (83) Jungle Creek   (84) Kahler Creek   (85) Keating Creek   (86) Keeton Creek   (87) Keyes Creek   (88) Keys Creek   (89) King Creek   (90) Kitty Creek   (91) Lake Creek   (92) Left Hand Creek   (93) Limekiln Creek   (94) Little Lake Creek   (95) Little Searcy Creek   (96) Little Service Creek   (97) Little Summit Creek   (98) Lone Pine Creek   (99) Lookout Creek   (100) Looney Creek   (101) Mac Creek   (102) Maley Creek   (103) Marshall Creek   (104) Mathas Creek   (105) Maxwell Creek   (106) Mcdaniel Creek   (107) Mckay Creek   (108) Melvina Creek   (109) Merritt Creek   (110) Milk Creek   (111) Mill Creek   (112) Monroe Creek   (113) Morris Canyon   (114) Mud Creek   (115) Muddy Creek   (116) Muleshoe Creek   (117) Mulligan Creek   (118) Nelson Creek   (119) North Fork Butte Creek   (120) North Fork Willow Creek   (121) O Kelly Creek   (122) Parrish Creek   (123) Payne Creek   (124) Peterson Creek   (125) Pine Creek   (126) Polie Creek   (127) Porter Creek   (128) Rail Creek   (129) Rattlesnake Creek   (130) Red Mud Creek   (131) Ricks Creek   (132) Robinette Creek   (133) Rock Creek   (134) Ross Creek   (135) Rowe Creek   (136) Salmon Fork Thirtymile Creek   (137) Searcy Creek   (138) Second Creek   (139) Service Creek   (140) Shady Creek   (141) Sheet Iron Jack Creek   (142) Shingle Creek   (143) Shoofly Creek   (144) Sixshooter Creek   (145) Slide Creek   (146) Snabel Creek   (147) Sorefoot Creek   (148) South Fork Big Wall Creek   (149) South Fork Howard Creek   (150) Stephenson Creek   (151) Stone Cabin Creek   (152) Straube Creek   (153) Straw Fork Butte Creek   (154) Stump Creek   (155) Stupid Creek   (156) Tamarack Creek   (157) Thompson Creek   (158) Thronson Creek   (159) Toggle Creek   (160) Trent Creek   (161) Tubb Creek   (162) Varmint Creek   (163) Weddle Creek   (164) West Branch Bridge Creek   (165) West Branch Rock Creek   (166) West Fork Butte Creek   (167) West Fork Crazy Creek   (168) West Fork Fox Creek   (169) West Fork Howard Creek   (170) West Nelson Creek   (171) Wheeler Creek   (172) Whisky Creek   (173) Wick Creek   (174) William Creek   (175) Willow Branch   (176) Willow Creek   (177) Willow Spring Creek   (178) Winter Creek   (179) Wood Camp Creek   (180) Yellowjacket Creek  

Summit


(1) Alder Mountain   (2) Amine Peak   (3) Bailey Butte   (4) Bald Mountain   (5) Baldy   (6) Black Butte   (7) Black Mountain   (8) Black Top   (9) Buck Point   (10) Burton Hill   (11) Butler Mountain   (12) Butte Creek Summit   (13) Byrds Point   (14) Camas Butte   (15) Camel Hump   (16) Carroll Butte   (17) Coffin Rock   (18) Collins Butte   (19) Corral Mountain   (20) Courthouse Rock   (21) Coyote Mountain   (22) Crosswhite Butte   (23) Crown Rock   (24) Currant Peak   (25) Dove Mountain   (26) East Point   (27) Flock Mountain   (28) Frizzel Mountain   (29) Gilchrist Butte   (30) Grassy Butte   (31) Harper Mountain   (32) Heidtmann Mountain   (33) Hoogie Doogie Mountain   (34) Horse Mountain   (35) Indian Butte   (36) Indian Mountain   (37) Iron Mountain   (38) Jennies Peak   (39) Juniper Butte   (40) Kentucky Butte   (41) Keyes Mountain   (42) Keys Mountain   (43) Kinzua Mountain   (44) Kotzman Butte   (45) Lawson Mountain   (46) Lewis Butte   (47) Lewis Rock   (48) Little Round Butte   (49) Little Tamarack Mountain   (50) Lone Pine Butte   (51) Mabe Hill   (52) Mahogany Butte   (53) Marshall Butte   (54) Masiker Mountain   (55) Mitchell Mountain   (56) Monroe Roughs   (57) Mount Pisgah   (58) Muleshoe Mountain   (59) Negro Knob   (60) Ochoco Butte   (61) Opal Butte   (62) Packsaddle Mountain   (63) Painted Hills   (64) Peggy Butte   (65) Peterson Point   (66) Porcupine Butte   (67) Prindle Peak   (68) Rainbow Hill   (69) Rancheria Rock   (70) Red Hill   (71) Red Rock   (72) Red Scar Knoll   (73) Rettie Butte   (74) Richard Butte   (75) Rocky Top   (76) Sand Mountain   (77) Sand Spring Butte   (78) Sargent Butte   (79) Scott Butte   (80) Sentinel Peak   (81) Sheep Mountain   (82) Shingle Mill Butte   (83) Slide Mountain   (84) Snowshoe Point   (85) Squaw Butte   (86) Stalling Butte   (87) Steiwer Peaks   (88) Sugarloaf Mountain   (89) Table Mountain   (90) Table Rock   (91) Tamarack Mountain   (92) Thompson Butte   (93) Tittie Butte   (94) Toney Butte   (95) Twin Buttes   (96) Wheeler Point   (97) White Butte   (98) Whitecap Knoll   (99) Whitetail Butte   (100) Wild Horse Butte  

Swamp


(1) Derr Meadows   (2) Timothy Meadow  

Tower


(1) Tamarack Lookout Tower  

Trail


(1) Knob Trail   (2) Negro Knob Trail Historical   (3) Wall Creek Trail Historical  

Valley


(1) Allen Spring Canyon   (2) Amine Canyon   (3) Bales Canyon   (4) Balm Hollow   (5) Bear Hollow   (6) Beard Canyon   (7) Ben Glenn Canyon   (8) Big Canyon   (9) Big Dutch Canyon   (10) Big Stewart Canyon   (11) Black Canyon   (12) Black Chunk Canyon   (13) Black Rock Canyon   (14) Bledsoe Canyon   (15) Blowfly Canyon   (16) Bone Yard Canyon   (17) Boone Canyon   (18) Branson Canyon   (19) Broad Hollow   (20) Brown Canyon   (21) Brown Grotto   (22) Buckhorn Canyon   (23) Bull Canyon   (24) Burton Canyon   (25) Burton Valley   (26) Button Hollow   (27) Cabin Canyon   (28) Camp Canyon   (29) Cannon Canyon   (30) Cat Canyon   (31) Cave Hollow   (32) Chichester Gulch   (33) Clark Canyon   (34) Clubfoot Hollow   (35) Clymer Canyon   (36) Coates Canyon   (37) Connor Canyon   (38) Corral Canyon   (39) Cougar Gulch   (40) Coyote Canyon   (41) Crishook Canyon   (42) Crosswhite Canyon   (43) Dark Canyon   (44) Davidson Canyon   (45) Dead Dog Canyon   (46) Dead Horse Canyon   (47) Dedman Canyon   (48) Deer Canyon   (49) Dixon Basin   (50) Drace Hollow   (51) Dry Hollow   (52) Eagle Canyon   (53) Emery Canyon   (54) Equisetum Canyon   (55) Fir Hollow   (56) Five Minute Draw   (57) Forked Canyon   (58) Frickey Canyon   (59) Frog Hollow   (60) Gilchrist Valley   (61) Goff Canyon   (62) Grant Canyon   (63) Greasewood Canyon   (64) Green Hollow   (65) Griffin Canyon   (66) Gun Club Canyon   (67) Hancock Canyon   (68) Happy Jack Canyon   (69) Harvey Canyon   (70) Hawk Canyon   (71) Hay Bottom Canyon   (72) Haystack Valley   (73) Heidtmann Canyon   (74) Herndon Canyon   (75) Hunt Canyon   (76) Huntley Canyon   (77) Indian Canyon   (78) Jacks Canyon   (79) James Canyon   (80) Jennies Peak Canyon   (81) Jobe Canyon   (82) Jordan Canyon   (83) Jumpoff Canyon   (84) Juniper Canyon   (85) Kentucky Canyon   (86) Knox Canyon   (87) Lambing Camp Canyon   (88) Landers Canyon   (89) Laurel Hollow   (90) Left Hand Canyon   (91) Leonard Canyon   (92) Little Dutch Canyon   (93) Little Pine Canyon   (94) Little Stewart Canyon   (95) Lockwood Canyon   (96) Long Hollow   (97) Lords Trail   (98) Lost Canyon   (99) Lost Valley   (100) Macdonald Canyon   (101) Masiker Canyon   (102) Mccarty Canyon   (103) Mcclung Canyon   (104) Metteer Canyon   (105) Meyers Canyon   (106) Morley Canyon   (107) Mortimore Canyon   (108) Nielson Canyon   (109) Old Mill Canyon   (110) Pass Gulch   (111) Pats Cabin Canyon   (112) Pepper Canyon   (113) Perin Canyon   (114) Phillips Canyon   (115) Pine Canyon   (116) Pine Hollow   (117) Poodle Canyon   (118) Powder House Canyon   (119) Pullen Canyon   (120) Putt Canyon   (121) Raber Canyon   (122) Rattlesnake Canyon   (123) Reno Canyon   (124) Rhine Hollow   (125) Rhodes Canyon   (126) Robinson Canyon   (127) Rock Canyon   (128) Roland Canyon   (129) Rollin Canyon   (130) Rosenbaum Canyon   (131) Rowe Williams Canyon   (132) Sawpit Canyon   (133) Schoolhouse Canyon   (134) Shaw Canyon   (135) Shoofly Canyon   (136) Slick Hollow   (137) Sluice Canyon   (138) Solitude Canyon   (139) Spring Basin Canyon   (140) Spring Gulch   (141) Stahl Canyon   (142) Steers Canyon   (143) Sugarloaf Canyon   (144) Tap Horn Canyon   (145) Thompson Canyon   (146) Thorn Hollow   (147) Tilley Canyon   (148) Todd Canyon   (149) Town Gulch   (150) Trail Canyon   (151) Tree Root Canyon   (152) Tripp Canyon   (153) Wagner Canyon   (154) Walker Canyon   (155) Walton Canyon   (156) Watson Canyon   (157) Wesler Canyon   (158) Wills Canyon   (159) Wineland Canyon   (160) Wolf Hollow   (161) Wright Canyon   (162) Yantis Canyon   (163) Zachary Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Wheeler County, Oregon

97830 (pop. 737) 97750 (pop. 417) 97874 (pop. 383)


Counties Nearby Wheeler County, Oregon

Gilliam County, OR  (pop. 1,623) 41.1 Miles
Crook County, OR  (pop. 20,722) 44.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Wheeler County, Oregon

541



Elevation in Wheeler County, Oregon is 3,258.0 ft. (993.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Wheeler County, Oregon

Lat: 44.730809 N        Long: -119.990635 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Wheeler County, Oregon need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Oregon

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.73 4.79 3.16 4.77 0.00 4.18
  Total Electric Industry 4.73 4.79 3.16 4.77 0.00 4.18
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.81 4.85 3.15 5.30 0.00 4.25
  Total Electric Industry 4.81 4.85 3.15 5.30 0.00 4.25
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.93 4.88 3.22 4.98 0.00 4.31
  Total Electric Industry 4.93 4.88 3.22 4.98 0.00 4.31
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.02 4.93 3.33 5.33 0.00 4.43
  Total Electric Industry 5.02 4.93 3.33 5.33 0.00 4.43
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.33 4.97 3.47 5.27 0.00 4.60
  Total Electric Industry 5.33 4.97 3.47 5.27 0.00 4.60
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.49 5.06 3.47 5.49 0.00 4.67
  Total Electric Industry 5.49 5.06 3.47 5.49 0.00 4.67
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.69 5.15 3.41 5.74 0.00 4.77
  Total Electric Industry 5.69 5.15 3.41 5.74 0.00 4.77
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.56 4.97 3.23 6.44 0.00 4.61
  Total Electric Industry 5.56 4.97 3.23 6.44 0.00 4.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.82 5.00 3.50 6.67 0.00 4.90
  Total Electric Industry 5.82 5.00 3.50 6.67 0.00 4.90
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 1.76 0.00 0.00 1.76
  Full-Service Providers 5.75 4.94 3.55 6.68 0.00 4.87
  Total Electric Industry 5.75 4.94 3.48 6.68 0.00 4.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.88 5.06 3.56 7.10 0.00 4.89
  Total Electric Industry 5.88 5.06 3.56 7.10 0.00 4.89
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 5.45 4.21 7.33 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 5.45 4.21 7.33 0.00 5.44
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.72 9.44 0.00 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.72 9.44 0.00 6.32
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.06 6.38 4.63 0.00 6.68 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.06 6.38 4.63 0.00 6.68 6.18
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.10 0.86 0.00 0.00 1.05
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.43 4.42 0.00 0.00 4.43
  Full-Service Providers 7.18 6.49 4.41 0.00 6.50 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.18 6.45 4.43 0.00 6.50 6.21
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.31 0.76 0.00 0.00 0.90
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.64 6.16 0.00 0.00 6.02
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.49 4.63 0.00 6.36 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.51 4.83 0.00 6.36 6.34
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.82 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.69
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.88 7.61 0.00 0.00 7.26
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 6.73 4.70 0.00 6.40 6.50
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 6.77 4.85 0.00 6.40 6.53

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Wheeler County, Oregon

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 40   (8.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 12   (2.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 38   (7.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 41   (8.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 123   (24.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 72   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 60   (12.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 24   (4.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 21   (4.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 18   (3.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 17   (3.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 297

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 18

In 3-person carpool : 15

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 209

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 60


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Less than 5 minutes : 228

5 to 9 minutes : 126

10 to 14 minutes : 44

15 to 19 minutes : 10

20 to 24 minutes : 15

25 to 29 minutes : 4

30 to 34 minutes : 40

35 to 39 minutes : 25

40 to 44 minutes : 6

45 to 59 minutes : 5

60 to 89 minutes : 26

90 or more minutes : 17


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

With Social Security income : 352

No Social Security income : 276


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

With retirement income : 155

No retirement income : 473


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 40

$25,000 to $29,999 : 25

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 20

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 55

$60,000 to $74,999 : 44

$75,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,000


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Wheeler County, Oregon

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 100  (29.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 34  (10.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 22  (6.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 55  (16.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 72  (21.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 113  (41.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 68  (24.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 61  (22.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (3.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Wheeler County, Oregon

Employed: 588
Unemployed: 43



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Wheeler County, Oregon

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%







There are 249 Farms In Wheeler County, Oregon


(updated 2008)



Banks In Wheeler County, Oregon

Bank Of Eastern Oregon - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $307.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 12

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Wheeler County, Oregon

  • Prineville Airport


    (about 53.9 miles in Powell Butte, Oregon; Airport Code: PRZ)

  • Grant County Regional/Ogilvie Field


    (about 55.2 miles in Canyon City, Oregon; Airport Code: JDA)

  • Madras Municipal


    (about 57.3 miles in Madras, Oregon; Airport Code: MDJ)

  • City County


    (about 57.8 miles in Madras, Oregon; Airport Code: MDJ)

  • Roberts Field


    (about 66.0 miles in Redmond, Oregon; Airport Code: RDM)

  • Bend Municipal


    (about 74.1 miles in Bend, Oregon; Airport Code: OR4)

  • Hermiston Municipal


    (about 83.6 miles in Hermiston, Oregon; Airport Code: HES)

  • The Dalles Municipal


    (about 83.9 miles in Dallesport, Washington; Airport Code: DLS)

  • Columbia Gorge Regional/The Dalles Municipal


    (about 83.9 miles in Dallesport, Washington; Airport Code: DLS)

  • Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton


    (about 87.0 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Pendleton Municipal


    (about 87.3 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Sunriver Airport


    (about 93.5 miles in La Pine, Oregon; Airport Code: SUO)

  • Burns Municipal


    (about 94.0 miles in Hines, Oregon; Airport Code: BNO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Wheeler County, Oregon

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

54.61%

Carpooled

16.12%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.99%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.49%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

8.72%

Other Means

0.16%

Worked At Home

18.91%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Wheeler County, Oregon, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 323

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 22

Female householder, no husband present : 33

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 235

Householder not living alone : 15


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 13

All other households : 608


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 266

Renter-occupied housing units : 57

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 19

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 31

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 162

Renter-occupied housing units : 88


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 91

$10,000 to $14,999 : 43

$15,000 to $19,999 : 47

$20,000 to $24,999 : 67

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 66

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 61

$60,000 to $74,999 : 47

$75,000 to $99,999 : 40

$100,000 to $124,999 : 38

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Total : 878


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Occupied : 628

Vacant : 250


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Built 2005 or later : 12

Built 2000 to 2004 : 57

Built 1990 to 1999 : 109

Built 1980 to 1989 : 62

Built 1970 to 1979 : 141

Built 1960 to 1969 : 46

Built 1950 to 1959 : 145

Built 1940 to 1949 : 112

Built 1939 or earlier : 194


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Utility gas : 33

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 44

Electricity : 169

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 161

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 210

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 9

No fuel used : 2


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 52

$60,000 to $69,999 : 20

$70,000 to $79,999 : 39

$80,000 to $89,999 : 45

$90,000 to $99,999 : 29

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $174,999 : 32

$175,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 to $249,999 : 46

$250,000 to $299,999 : 2

$300,000 to $399,999 : 16

$400,000 to $499,999 : 18

$500,000 to $749,999 : 15

$750,000 to $999,999 : 6

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 21

Home equity loan only : 18

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 146

Housing units without a mortgage : 293


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Wheeler County, Oregon)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $156,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $113,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $85,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $65,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $106,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $73,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $77,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wheeler County, Oregon: 62.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Oregon: 63.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Wheeler County, Oregon

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Wheeler County, OR): $28,750
Median Household Income In 2000 (Oregon): $40,916


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wheeler County): $82,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Oregon): $145,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wheeler County, Oregon

Utility Gas: 0.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.8%
Electricity: 20.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 24.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 48.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Wheeler County, Oregon

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 68%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 28%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wheeler County): $410
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Oregon): $620
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Wheeler County): $660


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Wheeler County, Oregon are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Wheeler County, Oregon

Asher Home Health Services


     Address: 712 Jay Street, Fossil, Oregon 97830
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/6/1994

Pmh Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 1201 Ne Elm St, Prineville, Oregon 97754
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/1/1988

Pioneer Memorial Home Health


     Address: 564 East Pioneer Drive, Heppner, Oregon 97836
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 10/8/1977

Blue Mountain Hospital Hha


     Address: 170 Ford Road, John Day, Oregon 97845
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/21/1980

Mountain View Hha


     Address: 470 Ne A Street, Madras, Oregon 97741
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 3/30/1983

Hospitals Close To Wheeler County, Oregon

Pioneer Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1204 North Elm Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Pioneer Memorial Hospital (heppner)


     Address: 564 E Pioneer Drive, Heppner, Oregon 97836
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Blue Mountain Hospital District


     Address: 170 Ford Road, John Day, Oregon 97845
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Mountain View Hospital District


     Address: 470 Ne A Street, Madras, Oregon 97741
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Mid-columbia Medical Center


     Address: 1700 E 19th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Wheeler County, Oregon

Ochoco Health Care Center


     Address: 950 N. Elm Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 32
     Percent Occupied: 51%

Mountain View Living Center


     Address: 470 Ne A Street, Madras, Oregon 97741
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 17
     Percent Occupied: 36%

Columbia Basin Care Facility


     Address: 1015 Webber Road, The Dalles, Oregon 97058
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 52%

Evergreen The Dalles Health


     Address: 1023 W. 25th Avenue, The Dalles, Oregon 97058
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 45%

Oregon Veterans Home


     Address: 700 Veterans Drive, The Dalles, Oregon 97058
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 138
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Wheeler County, Oregon

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 110 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Wheeler County, Oregon

    Retired Workers: 665
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 105
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Wheeler County, Oregon Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.84%
  • Bush & Cheney 69.55%
  • Other 2.61%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Wheeler County, Oregon citizens.

Relocation to Wheeler County, OR

9.93 % of Wheeler County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,442

Oregon Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Wheeler County, OR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

Relocation away from Wheeler County, OR

8.67 % of Wheeler County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,973

Oregon Average 7.91 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Wheeler County, OR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Oregon

Low Bracket: $2,900 (5.00%)
High Bracket: $7,300 (9.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Oregon

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Wheeler County, Oregon is based on over 50 years of data.



Storms In Wheeler County, Oregon

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/04/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $6K --
04/26/2001, 07:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Hail        
06/12/2006, 03:30 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Lightning        
05/14/1997, 05:30 pm 1 0 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/12/2006, 03:15 pm 0 0 -- $10K
08/04/2003, 06:24 pm 0 0 $1K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Wheeler County, Oregon directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Oregon

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,259 17,160 18,873 14,487 16,295 21,562 17,650 24,660 18,930 27,073


(updated 2014)



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