Wheeler County, Oregon Population 2024

1,429

Wheeler County, Oregon's estimated 2024 population is 1,429 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Oregon is the 36th largest county in Oregon. The 2010 population was 1,449 and has seen a growth of -1.38% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,389-8-0.57%
20281,397-8-0.57%
20271,405-8-0.57%
20261,413-8-0.56%
20251,421-8-0.56%
20241,429-8-0.56%
20231,437-8-0.55%
20221,445-8-0.55%
20211,453-7-0.48%
20201,4601128.31%
20191,348-8-0.59%
20181,35630.22%
20171,353282.11%
20161,325-2-0.15%
20151,327-24-1.78%
20141,351-29-2.1%
20131,380-31-2.2%
20121,411-7-0.49%
20111,418-31-2.14%
20101,449
19901,396-117-7.73%
19801,513-336-18.17%
19701,849-873-32.07%
19602,722-591-17.84%
19503,31333911.4%
19402,9741756.25%
19302,79980.29%
19202,79130712.36%
19102,484411.68%
19002,4431,05475.88%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.56% (-8)
County Website
Wheeler County
State
Oregon
County Seat
2010 Population
1,449
Area
1715 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.38% (-20)
Founded
February 17, 1899

Wheeler County, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,25288.98%
Two or more races997.04%
Other race412.91%
Asian100.71%
Native American40.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.07%
Black or African American
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Wheeler County, Oregon Population by Race

Wheeler County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2024

Wheeler County, Oregon Median Age

56.1

Total

56.3

Male

56.1

Female

Wheeler County, Oregon Adults

There are 1,170 adults, (496 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler County, Oregon.

Wheeler County, Oregon Age Dependency

108.8

Age Dependency Ratio

73.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female71350.68%
Male69449.32%

Wheeler County, Oregon Population by Age

Wheeler County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6242.2269.130.9
Married3372.6674.525.5
Non Family2411.2467.232.8
Female42438.161.9
Male45.55050
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wheeler County, Oregon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Wheeler County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Wheeler County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,380

Average Earnings

$33,897

Average Male

$32,500

Average Female

Wheeler County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler County, Oregon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wheeler County, Oregon Language

94.52% of Wheeler County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.03% of the population.

Wheeler County, Oregon Language

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,2041189.8%
Multiple971919.59%
showing: 2 rows

9.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

8.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon is Multiple, with 19.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Oregon is White, with 9.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.03%.

Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.15%
Some College11.26%
Less Than 9th Grade8.7%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%
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Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed31.58%
Male Employed7.72%
Female Employed
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Wheeler County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wheeler County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wheeler County, Oregon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

176

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by War

count

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Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Age

count

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Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.4%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wheeler County, Oregon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.85%

Born in Wheeler County, Oregon

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

2.42%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Wheeler County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 58.85% having been born in Oregon. 2.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheeler County, Oregon Place of Birth

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