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West Linn, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of West Linn had a population of 26,249 as of July 1, 2016. West Linn 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 West Linn is located at latitude 45.3671 and longitude -122.6397 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Linn (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 131 feet.

The City of West Linn (GNIS ID: 2412224) 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 West Linn is located within Northwest Clackamas Division of Clackamas County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Linn: Linn City, Robins Nest.

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


Total Population 26,249
Population in Households 26,095
Population in Familes 22,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density1 3,557
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 10,013
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 7,351
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,563 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,449 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 529 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $465,130
Average Home Value $518,829


Median Household Income $92,594
Average Household Income $116,287
Per Capita Income $44,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.09%
Households 0.94% 1.13%
Families 0.77% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

West Linn, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Linn 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 # 21 95th
Population Density1 # 53 86th
Diversity Index2 # 213 44th
Median Household Income # 8 98th
Per Capita Income # 12 97th

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