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The Dalles is a city in Wasco County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from French term for "flagstones," for the rocks along the river.
The latitude of The Dalles is 45.594N. The longitude is -121.177W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,873.
Sections below provide additional information and links about The Dalles demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wasco County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97058 ZIP code.
20% of The Dalles residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the The Dalles ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in The Dalles was $17,511, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of The Dalles residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in The Dalles include The Dalles Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in The Dalles, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $441. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $897.
Libraries in The Dalles include Dalles-Wasco County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in The Dalles include The Dalles Chronicle
Wasco County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our The Dalles political report.
The average commute time for The Dalles workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in The Dalles between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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