Wheeler County, Oregon Population 2018

Wheeler County, Oregon's estimated population is 1,357 with a growth rate of 2.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Oregon is the 36th largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,415584.27%
20171,357312.34%
20161,3260.00%
20151,326-24-1.78%
20141,350-28-2.03%
20131,378-31-2.20%
20121,409-7-0.49%
20111,416-31-2.14%
20101,447513.65%
19901,396-117-7.73%
19801,513-336-18.17%
19701,849-873-32.07%
19602,722-591-17.84%
19503,31333911.40%
19402,9741756.25%
19302,79980.29%
19202,79130712.36%
19102,484411.68%
19002,4430.00%

Wheeler County, Oregon Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,334
Two or More Races60
American Indian and Alaska Native15
Asian5
Some Other Race1

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wheeler County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2018

20406080 Male Population20406080 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wheeler County, Oregon Median Age

57.9


Total

55.9


Male

59.2


Female

Wheeler County, Oregon Adults

There are 1,191 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler County, Oregon.

Wheeler County, Oregon Age Dependency

97.4

Age Dependency Ratio

66.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

729

51.52%

Male

686

48.48%

Wheeler County, Oregon Households and Families

Wheeler County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wheeler County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78.3%21.7%
Married74.9%25.1%
All74%26%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female71.8%28.2%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6772.0674
Married3422.4474.9
Non Family2731.2372.9
Female392.7771.8
Male235.2278.3

2.58

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wheeler County, Oregon Households

Wheeler County, Oregon Education

Wheeler County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.44%
9th to 12th Grade635.68%
High School Graduate42738.47%
Some College34130.72%
Associates Degree887.93%
Bachelors Degree12311.08%
Graduate Degree524.68%

Wheeler County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,027955155
Hispanic393911
Multiple Races31312
Native American1584
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wheeler County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,906$31,979$20,357
Less Than High School$26,875$48,125$
High School Grad$26,563$31,761$15,000
Some College$27,500$32,083$16,979
Bachelors Degree$31,042$31,750$28,750
Graduate Degree$41,000$27,188$41,750

$28,906

Average Earnings

$31,979

Average Male

$20,357

Average Female

Wheeler County, Oregon Language

Wheeler County, Oregon Language by Age

Wheeler County, Oregon Language

97.28% of Wheeler County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,24527422.01%
Multiple58915.52%
Native15426.67%

20.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon is Native, with 26.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon is Multiple, with 15.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.71%
Some College16.08%
Bachelors or Greater16.00%
High School13.21%

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed15.38%
Male Employed9.49%

Wheeler County, Oregon Income

Wheeler County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,563$45,390
Families$50,000$57,211
Married Families$50,313$
Non Families$18,594$27,526

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Wheeler County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by War

146

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam55
Korea20
World War II9
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War5

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7456
75+52
55 to 6426
35 to 547
18 to 345

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14613.08%
Hispanic410.00%

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Education

14.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment Status

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Age

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Race

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wheeler County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fossil473446-27-5.71%
Spray159150-9-5.66%
Mitchell130121-9-6.92%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990