Joseph, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 1,101 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 588  (53.5%)
Females: 513  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

55.1 years
Oregon median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 97846.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,377 (it was $31,310 in 2000)
Joseph:

$40,377
OR:

$57,532

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,238 (it was $16,163 in 2000)

Joseph city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $230,888 (it was $99,600 in 2000)
Joseph:

$230,888
OR:

$287,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $243,511; detached houses: $238,314; townhouses or other attached units: $351,168; mobile homes: $206,097

Median gross rent in 2016: $661.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.8%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Joseph, OR (2010)
    • 1,01393.7%White alone
    • 222.0%Hispanic
    • 211.9%Two or more races
    • 80.7%Black alone
    • 70.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

Races in Joseph detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

March 2016 cost of living index in Joseph: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (10.8%), Scotch-Irish (9.3%), European (4.9%), American (4.2%), Romanian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 4190 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,290 people per square mile   (low).

Joseph,OR real estate house value index trend

Joseph, Oregon map

31 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.1%
Oregon:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,509 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,754 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (110.2 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (261.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (781.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Wallowa Lake, OR (1.9 miles),
Enterprise, OR (2.4 miles ),
Lostine, OR (3.7 miles ),
Imnaha, OR (4.3 miles ),
Wallowa, OR (4.6 miles ),
Cove, OR (5.3 miles ),
Union, OR (5.7 miles ),
Halfway, OR (5.8 miles )
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Latitude: 45.35 N, Longitude: 117.23 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Joseph, OR in 2016
Distribution of house value in Joseph, OR in 2016
Joseph satellite photo by USGS

Joseph tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

10.0%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Joseph, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.0%)
  • Wood products (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Joseph, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Joseph, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Joseph, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 65.6. This is about average.

City:

65.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 8.20. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.20
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Joseph-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from Joseph center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 326.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 335.8 miles away from Joseph center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 283.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 279.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wallowa County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Joseph topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Joseph:

  • WALLOWA VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ENTERPRISE, OR)

Airports located in Joseph:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Joseph:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 43 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 72 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 74 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 93 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Washington State University (about 96 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 96 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 111 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)

Public high school in Joseph:

  • JOSEPH CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 400 WM E WILLIAMS AVE, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Library in Joseph:

  • JOSEPH CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,571; Location: 201 N MAIN ST; 10,119 books; 753 audio materials; 712 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Joseph: Joseph Grain Elevator (A), Joseph Rodeo Grounds (B), Joseph City Hall (C), Joseph Public Works Department Office (D), Joseph City Library (E), Joseph Fire Department (F), Wallowa County Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Eagle Cap Chalets (59879 Wallowa Lake Highway), Flying Arrow Resort (Wallowa Lake), Matterhorn Swiss Village (59950 Wallowa Lake Highway), Mountain View Motel & RV Park (83450 Joseph Highway).

Wallowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Joseph and their reported violations in the past:

JOSEPH, CITY OF (Population served: 1,105, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
OPRD MINAM RECREATIONAL AREA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.9%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
31 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Joseph (2011 data):

  • Community Bank: at 609 North Main Street, branch established on 1955/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $360.5 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Joseph:

Marital status in Joseph, OR
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Joseph:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Oregon average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Joseph
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Joseph, OR (based on Wallowa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant88713
Other4624
Mainline Protestant3776
Catholic2502
None5,032-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Wallowa County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Wallowa County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Wallowa County:

29.65 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wallowa County:

8.8%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wallowa County:

25.9%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wallowa County:

10.0%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Joseph:

48.0%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Joseph:

29.1
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Joseph:

21.8%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Joseph:

12.6%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.8%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

51.0%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Joseph:

73.5%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Joseph, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$4,463$53,5560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,150$37,8000$0
Sewerage 1$2,940$35,2800$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,306$39,6720$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$205
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$2,222
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,693
Totals for Government 4$13,859$41,5773$5,120

Joseph government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($102.63)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($96.28)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($89.92)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($39.06)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($34.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($30.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($13.62)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($8.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($32.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($91.73)
    General Public Building: $16,000 ($14.53)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($8.17)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $245,000 ($222.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($42.69)

Joseph government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $241,000 ($218.89)
    Other: $171,000 ($155.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($3.63)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.63)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $271,000 ($246.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $59,000 ($53.59)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($20.89)
  • Tax - Property: $229,000 ($207.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000 ($45.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000 ($19.98)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($7.27)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.82)

Joseph government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,814,000 ($2555.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,691,000 ($2444.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $245,000 ($222.52)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($110.81)

Joseph government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,000 ($23.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,138,000 ($1033.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000 ($57.22)

5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Joseph:

  • KWVR (1340 AM; 1 kW; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Joseph:

  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K234AD (94.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KBSK (89.9 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSQ (90.7 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSM (91.7 FM; MCCALL, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUC. (B.S.U.))
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWVR-FM (92.1 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Joseph:

  • K61BF (Channel 61; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K63AT (Channel 63; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K65AY (Channel 65; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K67BF (Channel 67; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCATION,INC.)
  • K69AD (Channel 69; WALLOWA, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.9mTotal length
  • $180,000Total costs
  • 2,545Total average daily traffic
  • 246Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,015Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Joseph)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Mount Howard 6.25 Mi Sse (Lat: 45.260444 Lon: -117.177111), Call Sign: WNDE754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHz, 151.160 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2015, Expiration Date: 07/25/2025, Registrant: Oregon Department Of Forestry, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 945-7326, Fax: (503) 945-7320
  • 72214 Marina Lane (Lat: 45.280500 Lon: -117.212361), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPIC818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.430 MHz, 159.225 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/2015, Expiration Date: 08/22/2025, Certifier: Clare M Wren, Registrant: Reg 4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017, Fax: (503) 945-7320, Email:
  • Wallowa Falls (Lat: 45.266556 Lon: -117.221833), Call Sign: KDN49, Licensee ID: L00007703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2002, Expiration Date: 10/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2012, Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:
  • Wallowa Falls (Lat: 45.266556 Lon: -117.221833), Call Sign: KOE353, Licensee ID: L00007703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2002, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2012, Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:
  • Ferguson Ridge 7 Mi Ese (Lat: 45.288222 Lon: -117.110444), Call Sign: WNCL963, Licensee ID: L00007703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/2000, Expiration Date: 07/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St 1500 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6892, Email:
  • Lat: 45.353417 Lon: -117.229611, Call Sign: WQFV892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.112 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2016, Expiration Date: 10/17/2026, Certifier: Nora Mcdaniel, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Joseph)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Joseph)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Joseph, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1874.1 years
James1274.4 years
Richard1272.7 years
John1276.0 years
Robert1176.9 years
George1081.3 years
Charles1077.7 years
Dorothy975.3 years
Ruth982.4 years
Helen888.5 years
Most common last names in Joseph, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Daggett1476.8 years
Johnson982.4 years
Miller681.7 years
Warnock678.3 years
Lewis679.3 years
Evans584.6 years
Quinn580.2 years
Thomas577.2 years
Davis573.0 years
Makin587.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Joseph, OR
  • 27.6%Wood
  • 27.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 17.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Joseph, OR
  • 67.2%Electricity
  • 16.1%Wood
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Other fuel


Joseph compared to Oregon state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Joseph on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
There are 16 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Alan Dale (4)
  • Rozanne E. Adams (4)
  • Ana North (1)
  • Jonathan Monschke (1)
  • Louis D. Perry (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2019.