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Rowena, Oregon

Rowena is a town located in Wasco County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 148.

Geography Rowena is located at 45°40'6" North, 121°16'34" West (45.668198, -121.276201)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.8 km² (1.9 mi²). 4.8 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 148 people, 63 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density is 30.7/km² (79.7/mi²). There are 89 housing units at an average density of 18.5/km² (47.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.65% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.68% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 63 households out of which 31.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% are non-families. 31.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 2.93.

In the town the population is spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $41,080, and the median income for a family is $42,417. Males have a median income of $40,938 versus $26,111 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,457. 13.6% of the population and 16.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.0% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.

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