Philomath, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Philomath, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Philomath had a population of 4,860 as of July 1, 2016. Philomath ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Philomath is located at latitude 44.542 and longitude -123.3595 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Philomath (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Philomath (GNIS ID: 2411413) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Philomath is located within Corvallis Division of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Philomath population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Philomath, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,860
Population in Households 4,843
Population in Familes 3,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 2,614
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,825
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,179
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,006 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 820 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $217,857
Average Home Value $290,258
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,276
Average Household Income $68,417
Per Capita Income $27,173
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.91%
Households 0.83% 0.86%
Families -0.32% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.

Philomath, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Philomath to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 100 74th
Population Density1 # 86 78th
Diversity Index2 # 153 60th
Median Household Income # 132 65th
Per Capita Income # 127 67th

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