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Joseph is a city in Wallowa County.

The community was named for Nez Perc? chiefs, Old and Young Joseph

The latitude of Joseph is 45.354N. The longitude is -117.228W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,186 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,021.


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Median household income
Local
$31,310
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Joseph demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Lake City
· Silver Lake
Nearby parks & recreation: Wallowa Lake State Park, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Eagle Cap Wilderness
Historic sites and museums: Wallowa County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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20% of Joseph residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Joseph ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Joseph was $16,163, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Joseph residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Joseph, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.


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Libraries in Joseph include Joseph City Library ... View libraries

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Wallowa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Joseph political report.

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The average commute time for Joseph workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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