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Wallowa is a city in Wallowa County.

The community name derives from a Nez Perce term for a type of trap used to catch fish

The latitude of Wallowa is 45.570N. The longitude is -117.527W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,936 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 841.


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Median household income
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$28,603
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wallowa demographic reports
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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19% of Wallowa residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wallowa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wallowa was $14,203, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Wallowa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wallowa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.


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

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The average commute time for Wallowa workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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