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Halfway, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Halfway is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Baker County at latitude 44.878 and longitude -117.1096. Baker County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,671 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Halfway, but most people and references simply refer to it as Halfway, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Halfway indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Halfway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Halfway: Half.com.

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Halfway, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 298
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 212
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 808
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 162
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $196,875
Average Home Value $200,893


Median Household Income $28,326
Average Household Income $37,942
Per Capita Income $19,743
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.66%
Households 1.35% 0.73%
Families 2.95% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Halfway, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halfway to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 296 22nd
Population Density1 # 218 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 348 7th
Median Household Income # 370 2nd
Per Capita Income # 287 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.