Poverty in The Dalles, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in The Dalles, Oregon?
The poverty rate in The Dalles is 13.4%. One out of every 7.5 residents of The Dalles lives in poverty.

How many people in The Dalles, Oregon live in poverty?
1,982 of 14,793 The Dalles residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in The Dalles compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning The Dalles has a moderately lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

11,296

14.4% 10.3% 74.2%

Hispanic

2,684

5.1% 22.2% 17.6%

What's the Poverty Rate in The Dalles, Oregon By Race?

14.4% of White residents of The Dalles, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in The Dalles, Oregon is the same as than the national average. 1,628 of 11,296 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 74.2% of the total population of The Dalles, Oregon are white.

5.1% of Hispanic residents of The Dalles, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in The Dalles, Oregon is dramatically lower than the national average of 22.2%. 136 of 2,684 hispanic Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 17.6% of the total population of The Dalles, Oregon are hispanic.

The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in The Dalles, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in The Dalles, Oregon is 10.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in The Dalles, Oregon is 15.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of The Dalles, Oregon

Female residents of The Dalles, Oregon are dramatically(44%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

786 of 7,204 males in The Dalles live below the poverty line.

1,196 of 7,589 females in The Dalles live below the poverty line.

The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in The Dalles can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 12.1%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 13.1%.

Poverty for younger ages in The Dalles is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 2.5%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 12.0%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in The Dalles can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 8.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 11.0%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 20.2%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in The Dalles, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 47.7%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in The Dalles, Oregon?

The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

16.2%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

11.8%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

7.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

16.3%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

9.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

7.8%

Over 85 Years Old

2.5%

The Dalles, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of The Dalles, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of The Dalles, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 14.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of The Dalles, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 4.8%.

Poverty Rate for residents of The Dalles, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of The Dalles, Oregon who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 13,698 residents of The Dalles, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 1,929 (14.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 53 (4.8%) of 1,095 residents of The Dalles, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in The Dalles, Oregon

The poverty rate in The Dalles is 13.4%.
The Dalles is in Wasco County.
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The Dalles 13.4%

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