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North Powder, Oregon

North Powder is a city located in Union County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 489.

Geography North Powder is located at 45°1'48" North, 117°55'15" West (45.029918, -117.920822)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²). 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 489 people, 184 households, and 130 families residing in the city. The population density is 309.5/km² (797.7/mi²). There are 209 housing units at an average density of 132.3/km² (340.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.32% White, 0.61% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. 3.07% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 184 households out of which 32.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% are married couples living together, 9.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% are non-families. 25.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.11.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $24,167, and the median income for a family is $27,188. Males have a median income of $27,500 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,231. 25.9% of the population and 22.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 39.6% are under the age of 18 and 12.1% are 65 or older.

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