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Government Camp, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Government Camp Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clackamas County at latitude 45.3022 and longitude -121.7526. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,888 feet.

The formal official name is the Government Camp Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Government Camp, Oregon.

The U5 Census Class Code for Government Camp indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Government Camp Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 195
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 121
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 261
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (10.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 526 (83.5%)
Median Home Value $287,500
Average Home Value $333,955


Median Household Income $58,709
Average Household Income $75,809
Per Capita Income $38,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.61%
Households 0.46% 0.76%
Families 3.69% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   4.64%
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.


Government Camp, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Government Camp 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 # 323 15th
Population Density1 # 290 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 226 40th
Median Household Income # 53 86th
Per Capita Income # 16 96th

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