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Government Camp, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Government Camp Census Designated Place had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2015. Government Camp ranks in the lower 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 Government Camp is located at latitude 45.3022 and longitude -121.7526 in Clackamas County. 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. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,888 feet.

The Government Camp Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584415) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Government Camp Census Designated Place is located within Mount Hood Division of Clackamas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Government Camp population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Government Camp, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 197
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 122
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 263
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (10.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 542 (83.6%)
Median Home Value $304,167
Average Home Value $366,418


Median Household Income $61,812
Average Household Income $83,664
Per Capita Income $43,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.7%
Households 0.74% 0.74%
Families 2.98% 0.8%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   3.37%
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, 2015 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 # 291 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 230 39th
Median Household Income # 53 86th
Per Capita Income # 9 98th

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