North Powder

Straddling the historic Oregon Trail, North Powder has a long history of serving travelers. ... The tiny town is surrounded by opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, wildlife viewing and touring on the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway. The nearby Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort is a popular destination for skiers and outdoor enthusiasts year-round.

Historically, North Powder prospered with the arrival of the railroad, the creation of a lumber company and the success of an icehouse that supplied refrigerator cars. 

North Powder

Population

Total Population

531

Population
Growth Rate

2.18%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

29.300

Housing & Income

Households

222

Total Housing Units

253


Owner Occupied

151

Renter Occupied

71

Vacant

31

Median Home Value

$331,818


Average Home Value

$476,974

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

2.17%


Per Capita Income

3.59%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,168 $52,422


Average Household

$74,643 $89,098


Per Capita

$30,955 $36,928

Workforce

Total Businesses

20

Total Employed

88

Workers 16+

139

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

1

Employed

29

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

5

Employed

21

Misc Store Retailers

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Businesses

1

Employed

13

Public Administration

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Businesses

3

Employed

11

Accommodation Businesses

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Businesses

2

Employed

8

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

2

Employed

8

Some
High School

30

Graduated
High School

131

Associates
Degree

15

Bachelor's
Degree

68

Graduate
Degree

9

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

103

Non-Resident Commuters

36

Drive Alone

114

Carpooled

14

Public

0

Work At Home

6


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