The Dalles, Oregon

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Population in July 2007: 19,517.
Males: 9,550  (48.9%)
Females: 9,967  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Oregon median age:

36.3 years

Zip code: 97058

Estimated median household income in 2021: $59,839 (it was $36,425 in 2000)
The Dalles:

$59,839
OR:

$71,562

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $35,533 (it was $17,445 in 2000)

The Dalles CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $302,532 (it was $103,100 in 2000)
The Dalles:

$302,532
OR:

$422,700

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $301,320; detached houses: $342,436; townhouses or other attached units: $188,804; in 2-unit structures: $316,486; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,533; mobile homes: $140,800; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $847
March 2022 cost of living index in The Dalles: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in The Dalles, OR (2000)
    • 16,64785.0%White alone
    • 2,05210.5%Hispanic
    • 3071.6%Two or more races
    • 2251.1%American Indian alone
    • 1700.9%Asian alone
    • 1080.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 610.3%Black alone
    • 170.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in The Dalles, Oregon as of February 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in The Dalles is 1,301 to 1.


Crime rates in The Dalles by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(25.2)
7
(58.8)
3
(25.3)
2
(14.7)
4
(29.1)
3
(21.9)
1
(7.2)
7
(46.0)
4
(26.3)
5
(32.4)
5
(31.9)
12
(76.2)
10
(63.5)
15
(94.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(50.4)
4
(33.6)
3
(25.3)
7
(51.4)
3
(21.8)
11
(80.1)
6
(43.4)
6
(39.5)
4
(26.3)
8
(51.9)
4
(25.5)
5
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
8
(50.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(176.5)
13
(109.1)
8
(67.4)
3
(22.0)
2
(14.5)
7
(51.0)
7
(50.6)
4
(26.3)
10
(65.7)
7
(45.4)
10
(63.8)
17
(108.0)
23
(146.0)
25
(157.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
91
(764.7)
80
(671.5)
151
(1,272)
103
(756.2)
85
(617.5)
109
(794.0)
141
(1,019)
66
(434.1)
81
(532.5)
82
(532.0)
36
(229.7)
84
(533.7)
83
(526.9)
100
(631.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
496
(4,168)
438
(3,677)
431
(3,630)
563
(4,134)
490
(3,560)
537
(3,912)
513
(3,709)
461
(3,032)
361
(2,373)
375
(2,433)
121
(772.2)
352
(2,236)
359
(2,279)
441
(2,783)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(310.9)
24
(201.5)
28
(235.8)
31
(227.6)
10
(72.6)
34
(247.7)
38
(274.7)
23
(151.3)
27
(177.5)
29
(188.2)
19
(121.3)
37
(235.1)
52
(330.1)
49
(309.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(16.8)
3
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.6)
4
(28.9)
4
(26.3)
1
(6.6)
5
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
9
(57.2)
5
(31.7)
7
(44.2)
City-Data.com crime index315.7305.9294.3268.1224.1312.7270.6217.7201.6200.2102.6237.7234.4302.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in The Dalles, OR

Crime rate in The Dalles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 26 (22 officers - 21 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Oregon average:

1.48
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 256.2 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (very low).

The Dalles, Oregon map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
The Dalles CCD:

1.4% ($1,454)
Oregon:

1.2% ($1,687)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (58.9 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (68.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (810.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Chenoweth, OR (1.4 miles ),
City of The Dalles, OR (1.5 miles ),
Dallesport, WA (1.9 miles ),
Rowena, OR (2.4 miles),
Lyle, WA (2.7 miles ),
Mosier, OR (3.2 miles ),
Dufur, OR (3.3 miles ),
Wahkiakus, WA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.59 N, Longitude: 121.23 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in The Dalles, OR in 2021
The Dalles satellite photo by USGS

The Dalles tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Oregon:

3.6%
Most common industries in The Dalles, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.3%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in The Dalles, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)

Average climate in The Dalles, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

The Dalles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 1496% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 129.6 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 129.2 miles away from The Dalles center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 130.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 399.4 miles away from The Dalles center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 402.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wasco County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Main business address for: COLUMBIA BANCORP \OR\ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in The Dalles:

  • MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1700 E 19TH STREET)
  • VISITING HEALTH SERVICES (318 WEST 2ND STREET)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN CARE FACILITY (1015 WEBBER ROAD)
  • OREGON VETERANS HOME (700 VETERANS DRIVE)
  • THE DALLES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1023 W. 25TH AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in The Dalles:

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Amtrak station:

THE DALLES (201 E. FEDERAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in The Dalles:

  • Columbia Gorge Community College (Full-time enrollment: 805; Location: 400 E Scenic Dr; Public; Website: www.cgcc.cc.or.us)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Dalles:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 57 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 68 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 69 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clark College (about 69 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 71 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Portland State University (about 71 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • University of Portland (about 73 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)

Public high schools in The Dalles:

  • WAHTONKA COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 50, Location: 3601 W 10TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE DALLES HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 220 E 10TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in The Dalles:

  • SONRISE ACADEMY (Students: 46, Location: 333 E 12TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in The Dalles:

Private elementary/middle schools in The Dalles:

  • ST MARYS ACADEMY (Students: 181, Location: 1112 CHERRY HEIGHTS RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 2630 E 18TH ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in The Dalles

Library in The Dalles:

  • THE DALLES-WASCO COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $952,089; Location: 722 COURT ST; 69,500 books; 2,899 audio materials; 2,985 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in The Dalles: Fort Dalles Rodeo Grounds (A), The Dalles Transportation Network (B), The Dalles Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Crates (D), The Dalles Substation (E), Lewis and Clark Memorial (F), Port of The Dalles Marina Boat Ramp (G), American Red Cross Columbia River District The Dalles Office (H), Original Wasco County Courthouse Museum (I), Old St Peter's Landmark (J), North Central Public Health District Department Office (K), Mid - Columbia Fire and Rescue (L), The Dalles - Wasco County Library (M), Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles Theater Building (N), The Dalles Public Works (O), The Dalles Municipal Court (P), The Dalles Civic Auditorium (Q), The Dalles City Hall (R), Mid - Columbia Fire and Rescue Station 2 (S), Department of Motor Vehicles The Dalles (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in The Dalles: COLUMBIA BANCORP \OR\ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in The Dalles include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Dalles Evangelical Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (2), Masonic Cemetery (3), Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery (4), Saint Peters Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Sorosis Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Threemile Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in The Dalles include: Sorosis Park (1), Seufert County Park (2), Thompson Park (3), Howe Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Columbia Gorge Discovery Center (Museums; 5000 Discovery Drive) (1), Crate's Point (Museums; 5000 Discovery Drive) (2), Fort Dalles Museum (500 West 15th Street) (3), Original Courthouse Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 410 West 2nd Place) (4), St Peter's Landmark Preservation (Historical Places & Services; West 3rd & Lincoln) (5), Wasco County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 300 West 13th Street) (6), Wasco County Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5000 Discovery Drive) (7), Planetree Health Resource Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 200 East 4th Street) (8), Columbia Gorge Tours (Tours & Charters; 3500 Crates Way) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cousin's Country Inn (2114 West 6th Street) (1), Lone Pine Village Motel (351 Lone Pine Drive) (2), Quality Inn Columbia River Gorge (2114 West 6th) (3), Columbia House Bed & Breakfast (525 East 7th Street) (4), Oregon Motor Motel (200 West 2nd Street) (5), Motel 6 (2500 West 6th Street) (6), Inn at the Dalles (3550 East 2nd Street) (7), Comfort Inn (351 Lone Pine Drive) (8), American Hospitality Inns (200 West 2nd Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Greg Walden - Politician, Alan Embree - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Jan 23, 1970), John H. Dick - Basketball player, Phil Brogan - Meteorologist, Clifton N. McArthur - Politician, Harry Delmar Fadden - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Loren R. Kaufman - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Melanie Roach - Weightlifter, Nicholas J. Sinnott - Politician, Craig Lesley - US author.

Wasco County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CHENOWITH PUD (Population served: 4,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2009)
  • One other older monitoring violation
FOLEY LAKES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
ORCHARD VIEW FARMS (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
THE DALLES COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in The Dalles that have no violations reported:

  • HAZEL DELL ORCHARD (Population served: 260, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.0%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.7%
Whole state:

11.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.0%

People in group quarters in The Dalles in 2010:

  • 271 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in The Dalles in 2000:

  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 131 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 41 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in The Dalles (2011 data):

  • Columbia State Bank: Administration Branch, Branch, Cherry Heights Branch. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: The Dalles Branch at 401 Washington, branch established on 1891/02/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Washington Federal: 235 E Third Street Branch at 235 E Third Street, branch established on 1975/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Centerpointe Community Bank: Branch at 1100 W Sixth St., branch established on 2008/07/23. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $80.2 mil, Deposits: $68.0 mil, headquarters in Hood River, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: The Dalles Branch at 115 East Fourth Street, branch established on 1960/11/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bank of the West: The Dalles Branch at 120 East Fourth Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: The Dalles Branch at 400 East Third Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in The Dalles:

Marital status in The Dalles, OR
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in The Dalles:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Oregon average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for The Dalles, OR (based on Wasco County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1923
Evangelical Protestant2,69820
Mainline Protestant1,2059
Other1,1656
Orthodox501
None14,903-
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: 11
Wasco County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

11.39 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Wasco County:

29.2%
Oregon:

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

13.8%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$45,516$22,7582$1,299
Water Supply 18$88,334$58,8890$0
Other Government Administration 12$143,396$143,3960$0
Other and Unallocable 11$60,305$65,7870$0
Local Libraries 10$38,173$45,8082$2,074
Sewerage 8$12,472$18,7080$0
Streets and Highways 8$34,667$52,0010$0
Financial Administration 4$20,510$61,5302$5,700
Judicial and Legal 3$14,994$59,9763$4,800
Totals for Government 98$458,366$56,1269$13,873
Businesses in The Dalles, OR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike3
Arby's1Nissan1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears1
Dennys1Staples1
FedEx3Starbucks2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile1
Honda1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Toyota1
KFC1True Value1
Kincaid1U-Haul2
Kmart1U.S. Cellular1
Kroger1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walgreens1
Maurices1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

Strongest AM radio stations in The Dalles:

  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KACI (1300 AM; 1 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in The Dalles:

  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205EG (88.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K274AU (102.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around The Dalles:

  • K61BX (Channel 61; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K64BK (Channel 64; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K69AH (Channel 69; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K59EK (Channel 59; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K66AH (Channel 66; THE DALLES, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in The Dalles: Loren R. Kaufman.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of The Dalles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.6mTotal length
  • $769,000Total costs
  • 21,174Total average daily traffic
  • 5,928Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,800Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in The Dalles)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in The Dalles, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 184 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in The Dalles)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in The Dalles)

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 83. The highest number of fires - 186 took place in 2002, and the least - 20 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in The Dalles, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.9%), and Structure Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in The Dalles, OR
    • 68754.9%Outside Fires
    • 34727.7%Structure Fires
    • 17013.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 473.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for The Dalles, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in The Dalles, Oregon:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites The Dalles, 2014 W 7th St, The Dalles, Oregon 97058 , Phone: (541) 769-0753, Fax: (541) 769-0754
  • Celilo Inn, 3550 E 2nd St, The Dalles, Oregon 97058 , Phone: (541) 769-0001, Fax: (541) 769-0006
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in The Dalles, Oregon
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in The Dalles, OR
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in The Dalles, OR
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


The Dalles compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

The Dalles on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: agricultural workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: religious workers (population 5,000+)"
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