Oroville, WA Population

Population: 1,653. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,599 (-3.3% change)
Males: 801 (48.5%), Females: 852 (51.5%)

Okanogan County

Zip code: 98844

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $22,301
Median house value: $73,900

Races in Oroville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.8%)
  • Hispanic (17.1%)
  • Other race (9.3%)
  • American Indian (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (13.0%), German (12.5%), Irish (12.1%), United States (8.0%), French (3.4%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oroville

  • High school or higher: 63.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oroville city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

12.0% Foreign born (8.7% Latin America, 2.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +99 (+6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oroville:

  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; TONASKET, WA)
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; OMAK, WA)
  • FERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 53 miles; REPUBLIC, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oroville:

  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 120 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 120 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 154 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oroville:

  • DOROTHY SCOTT (about 3 miles; OROVILLE, WA; Abbreviation: 0S7)
  • TONASKET MUNICIPAL (about 16 miles; TONASKET, WA; Abbreviation: W01)
  • OMAK (about 35 miles; OMAK, WA; Abbreviation: OMK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oroville:

  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 121 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 153 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 162 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 162 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 165 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 168 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 178 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)

Schools

Public high school in Oroville:

  • OROVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 1016 IRONWOOD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Oroville:

  • OROVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 390; Location: 808 MAIN; Grades: PK – 06)