Happy Valley, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Happy Valley, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Happy Valley had a population of 16,493 as of July 1, 2015. Happy Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Happy Valley is located at latitude 45.4386 and longitude -122.515 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Happy Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 502 feet.

The City of Happy Valley 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.

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

City of Happy Valley, OR Boundary Map

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Happy Valley, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,493
Population in Households 16,473
Population in Familes 14,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 1,991
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,239
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 4,327
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,439 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 800 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $398,693
Average Home Value $440,801
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,508
Average Household Income $123,643
Per Capita Income $40,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.31% 1.88%
Households 3.34% 1.86%
Families 2.9% 1.8%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.

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Happy Valley, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Happy Valley 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 # 38 90th
Population Density1 # 120 68th
Diversity Index2 # 83 79th
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 15 96th

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