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Wallowa County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2019: 7,153 (all rural); it was 7,226 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,167
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,071
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,176
Renter-occupied apartments: 895 (it was 853 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

38%

Land area: 3145 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wallowa County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.8%), Construction (17.8%), Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wallowa County, OR (2019)
    • 6,57791.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2283.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1642.3%Two or more races
    • 791.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 190.3%Asian alone
    • 120.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 100.1%Some other race alone
    • 70.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

53.1 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years
Males: 3,515  (49.1%)
Females: 3,638  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Wallowa County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,681 ($32,129 in 1999)
This county:

$54,681
Oregon:

$67,058

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $572 (lower quartile is $395, upper quartile is $751)
This county:

$572
State:

$1063


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $271,572 (it was $118,900 in 2000)
Wallowa:

$271,572
Oregon:

$354,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $189,625 - $431,681

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $357,689
Here:

$357,689
State:

$422,890

Townhouses or other attached units: $521,252
Here:

$521,252
State:

$360,411

Mobile homes: $202,926
Here:

$202,926
State:

$144,252

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,401
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $468

Institutionalized population: 76

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 2
Wallowa County, OR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $220,100
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2017: 49 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2019: 32 buildings, average cost: $264,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Wallowa, OR residents
Average permit cost in Wallowa, OR
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,667 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,736 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Wallowa, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wallowa, OR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wallowa, OR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.8%
Wallowa County:

11.8%
Oregon:

11.4%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for American Indian residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 53.1 years old
(Males: 51.6 years old, Females: 54.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.6 years old, Black residents: 33.7 years old, American Indian residents: 7.9 years old, Asian residents: 45.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.9 years old, Other race residents: 45.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wallowa County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $559 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $800 a month.

Cities in this county include: Enterprise, Joseph, Wallowa, Imnaha, Lostine, Flora, Wallowa Lake.

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

2018 air pollution in Wallowa County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Gilliam County , Deer Lodge County, Montana , Clearwater County, Idaho , Kanabec County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Oregon:

5.5%

Unemployment by year in Wallowa, OR
County total employment by year in Wallowa, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Wallowa, OR

Current college students: 161
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 155 (64.7% naturalized citizens)

Wallowa County:

2.2%
Whole state:

9.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 331990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.1%

Wallowa County marital status for males Wallowa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,257
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 593

Housing units in Wallowa County with a mortgage: 1,203 (23 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,106

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

66.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wallowa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant88713
Other4624
Mainline Protestant3776
Catholic2502
None5,032-
Wallowa County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Wallowa County:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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
This county:

29.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wallowa County:

8.8%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Wallowa County:

25.9%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Wallowa County:

Average size of farms: 1030 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,303
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $137.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.48%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,993
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.95%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,768
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.16%
All wheat for grain: 10106 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 19 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wallowa County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 1188% 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 201.0 miles away from Wallowa County 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 332.5 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 351.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from Wallowa County 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) earthquake occurred 272.4 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 5, 2020 - February 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4499-OR: March 28, 2020, FEMA Id: 4499, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 1996 to January 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1160: January 23, 1997, FEMA Id: 1160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Drought, Incident Period: April 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3039: April 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3039, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Oregon SEVERE STORMS, SNOWMELT, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-413: January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: 413, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Oregon Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-184: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Wallowa County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wallowa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,281 (72.5%)
  • Carpooled: 210 (6.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 20 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 287 (9.1%)
  • Worked at home: 341 (10.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (33%)
  • Thailand (16%)
  • Romania (14%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (10%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Indonesia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wallowa County


  • American (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (7%)
  • British (6%)
  • Norwegian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Wallowa County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Wallowa County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,777.

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.12% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($26,067 average AGI)
2.67% relocated from other states ($21,010 average AGI)
Wallowa County:

2.67%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, OR  0.95% ($32,444 average AGI)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
2.94% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($17,580 average AGI)
2.18% relocated to other states ($22,322 average AGI)
Wallowa County:

2.18%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in Wallowa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Wallowa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wallowa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wallowa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wallowa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wallowa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wallowa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wallowa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wallowa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,749 (1,557 aged, 192 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 202 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wallowa County, Oregon in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (87)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,988
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 817
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,761

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 998
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,141

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,153
  • Male householders: 1,865 (523 living alone), Female householders: 1,426 (478 living alone)
  • 1,747 spouses (1,747 opposite-sex spouses), 186 unmarried partners, (186 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,390 children (1,278 natural, 16 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 177 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 0 foster children, 43 other relatives, 111 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 133

Size of family households: 1,235 2-persons, 438 3-persons, 182 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 999 1-person, 176 2-persons, 17 3-persons.

752 married couples with children.
370 single-parent households (177 men, 193 women).

97.6% of residents of Wallowa speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $55,207,000 ($7,914 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,426,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,340,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,039,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,082,000
Federal grants: $12,734,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,239,000 ($86,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,774,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $8,448,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,150,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,211,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 339
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 402
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -139
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wallowa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.96 millions of gallons per day (15% from ground, 85% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • 2052014 or later
  • 532010 to 2013
  • 4042000 to 2009
  • 4551990 to 1999
  • 5461980 to 1989
  • 6151970 to 1979
  • 3151960 to 1969
  • 4411950 to 1959
  • 3831940 to 1949
  • 8991939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wallowa County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • 61 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 3344 rooms
  • 4645 rooms
  • 5056 rooms
  • 2877 rooms
  • 2148 rooms
  • 3929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • 401 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 2243 rooms
  • 2384 rooms
  • 1465 rooms
  • 1416 rooms
  • 307 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wallowa County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • 6no bedroom
  • 771 bedroom
  • 5582 bedrooms
  • 1,2883 bedrooms
  • 3114 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wallowa County, Oregon
  • 44no bedroom
  • 2461 bedroom
  • 3762 bedrooms
  • 2413 bedrooms
  • 474 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wallowa County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wallowa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wallowa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 52no vehicle
  • 3571 vehicle
  • 8342 vehicles
  • 5593 vehicles
  • 3314 vehicles
  • 2175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wallowa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wallowa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 198no vehicle
  • 2981 vehicle
  • 3652 vehicles
  • 1153 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.6% of Wallowa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Oregon.

Wallowa County:

87.6%
State average:

82.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,923
  • Other state: 3,024
  • Northeast: 192
  • Midwest: 416
  • South: 317
  • West: 2,108
Year householders moved into unit in Wallowa County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wallowa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.9%Wood
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 13.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 21.5%Wood
  • 14.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

10.3%
Oregon:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

18.1%
Oregon:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

5.0%
Oregon:

17.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wallowa County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $624,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $876,000
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,634,000
    Police Protection: $1,090,000
    Correctional Institutions: $997,000
    Regular Highways: $445,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $312,000
    General - Other: $265,000
    Housing and Community Development: $239,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $651,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $16,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000
    Health and Hospitals: $31,000
    Highways: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,930,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,770,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,212,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,063,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Rents: $85,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Special Assessments: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $102,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,197,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,793,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,296,000
    Highways: $578,000
    Other: $472,000
    General Local Government Support: $138,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,633,000
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000
    Other License: $62,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,352,000

Wallowa County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $624,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $876,000
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,634,000
    Police Protection: $1,090,000
    Correctional Institutions: $997,000
    Regular Highways: $445,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $312,000
    General - Other: $265,000
    Housing and Community Development: $239,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $651,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $16,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000
    Health and Hospitals: $31,000
    Highways: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,930,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,770,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,212,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,063,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Rents: $85,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Special Assessments: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $102,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,197,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,793,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,296,000
    Highways: $578,000
    Other: $472,000
    General Local Government Support: $138,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,633,000
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000
    Other License: $62,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,352,000

Wallowa County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $624,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $876,000
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,634,000
    Police Protection: $1,090,000
    Correctional Institutions: $997,000
    Regular Highways: $445,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $312,000
    General - Other: $265,000
    Housing and Community Development: $239,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $651,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $16,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000
    Health and Hospitals: $31,000
    Highways: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,930,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,770,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,212,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,063,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Rents: $85,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Special Assessments: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $102,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,197,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,793,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,296,000
    Highways: $578,000
    Other: $472,000
    General Local Government Support: $138,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,633,000
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000
    Other License: $62,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,352,000

Wallowa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $624,000
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $876,000
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,634,000
    Police Protection: $1,090,000
    Correctional Institutions: $997,000
    Regular Highways: $445,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $312,000
    General - Other: $265,000
    Housing and Community Development: $239,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $651,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $16,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000
    Health and Hospitals: $31,000
    Highways: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,930,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,770,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,212,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,063,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Rents: $85,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Special Assessments: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $102,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,197,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,793,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,296,000
    Highways: $578,000
    Other: $472,000
    General Local Government Support: $138,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,633,000
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000
    Other License: $62,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,352,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 121
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 108
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 91
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 23
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 60
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 44
Most common first names in Wallowa County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6377.0 years
James5274.8 years
John4876.9 years
Charles4478.8 years
Robert4472.2 years
Mary4180.1 years
Richard2870.8 years
George2777.5 years
Margaret2680.2 years
Ruth2084.0 years
Most common last names in Wallowa County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4475.7 years
Davis1875.3 years
Daggett1778.7 years
Scott1679.6 years
Smith1477.4 years
Thompson1471.2 years
Anderson1472.5 years
Lewis1479.4 years
Weaver1378.6 years
Clark1380.5 years
Businesses in Wallowa County, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Safeway1
Best Western1True Value2
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
Decora Cabinetry1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx2UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets1Vons1