OR

National Population : 333,590,059
Oregon State Population : 4,027,118

About Fossil, OR

Fossil, OR is located in Wheeler County in the state of Oregon.

The total City Population for Fossil is about 438 with about 215 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 748.

The Average Home Value is $119,200.00, which is roughly 52% lower than the Average Home Value of $247,189.00 for the state of Oregon, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $30,909.00, which is roughly 42% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $53,414.00 for the state of Oregon, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Fossil is about 10.4%.

Oregon is ranked #1 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.68 out of 100.

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Voting

Wheeler County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 69.48% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 73.68%
Democratic: 22.49%
Libertarian: 2.59%
Other: 1.04%
Green: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Condon, OR (16.35 mi.)
Lonerock, OR (16.35 mi.)
Spray, OR (21.31 mi.)
Ashwood, OR (30.19 mi.)
Mitchell, OR (32.73 mi.)
Grass Valley, OR (32.78 mi.)
Lexington, OR (33.46 mi.)
Kimberly, OR (37.30 mi.)
Monument, OR (38.38 mi.)
Ione, OR (39.62 mi.)
Heppner, OR (40.37 mi.)
Moro, OR (42.18 mi.)
Wasco, OR (47.35 mi.)
Arlington, OR (47.49 mi.)
Dayville, OR (49.54 mi.)
Mikkalo, OR (49.61 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 97830
Latitude : 44.901978
Longitude : -120.073888
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 3420 ft.
Area Code(s) : 541

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.14
Male Population Estimate : 50.94%
Female Population Estimate : 49.06%
Median Age : 54.4
Male Median Age : 52.8
Female Median Age : 55.6

White Population Estimate : 94.52%
Black Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.41%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.87%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.61%
Other Population Estimate : 3.21%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Fossil specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Wheeler County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Wheeler County: About 184 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Wheeler County is about 36% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.