Wheeler County, Oregon Population 2018

Wheeler County, Oregon's estimated population is 1,357 with a growth rate of -0.88% 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
20171,357-12-0.88%
20161,369433.24%
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
White1,309
Two or More Races28
American Indian and Alaska Native15
Asian9
Some Other Race8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wheeler County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wheeler County, Oregon Median Age

59.2


Total

59.7


Male

58.5


Female

Wheeler County, Oregon Adults

There are 1,212 adults, (490 of which are seniors) in Wheeler County, Oregon.

Wheeler County, Oregon Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

67.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

712

52.01%

Male

657

47.99%

Wheeler County, Oregon Households and Families

Wheeler County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wheeler County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female78.1%21.9%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
All74.4%25.6%
Married73.7%26.3%
Male45.5%54.5%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6961.9474.4
Married3992.3273.7
Non Family2541.2176.4
Female322.6378.1
Male112.7345.5

2.32

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

2.9%

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 Grade121.05%
9th to 12th Grade847.34%
High School Graduate43538.02%
Some College34329.98%
Associates Degree766.64%
Bachelors Degree13711.98%
Graduate Degree574.98%

Wheeler County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,0881,000161
Hispanic252520
Native American1573
Multiple Races993
Other Race777
Asian777

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$26,016$30,800$20,375
Less Than High School$26,016$26,641$
High School Grad$23,250$30,417$13,438
Some College$25,000$38,000$19,375
Bachelors Degree$27,500$35,139$24,375
Graduate Degree$43,750$33,750$45,750

$26,016

Average Earnings

$30,800

Average Male

$20,375

Average Female

Wheeler County, Oregon Language

Wheeler County, Oregon Language by Age

Wheeler County, Oregon Language

97.98% of Wheeler County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,27225920.36%
Multiple26726.92%
Native15426.67%
Asian7228.57%

20.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.08%

Male Poverty Rate

21.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon is Asian, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon is White, with 20.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.21%
High School15.85%
Some College15.04%
Bachelors or Greater11.86%

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed42.11%
Female Employed10.88%
Male Employed8.96%

Wheeler County, Oregon Income

Wheeler County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,400$46,147
Families$48,158$56,639
Married Families$48,750$
Non Families$18,889$27,486

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

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

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by War

164

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam57
Korea28
World War II10
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War4

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7468
75+57
55 to 6427
18 to 347
35 to 545

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Education

12.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment Status

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Age

47.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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