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West Linn, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of West Linn had a population of 27,035 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


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West Linn, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 27,035
Daytime Population: Workers 5,652
Daytime Population: Residents 13,742
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 26,879
Population in Familes 22,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density2 3,664
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $98,052
Average Household Income $127,488
Per Capita Income $48,445

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,791 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,441 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 477 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $457,439
Average Home Value $508,331
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,232
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 7,505
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.17% 1.22%
Households 1.11% 1.19%
Families 0.95% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

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, 2017 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 Density # 53 86th
Diversity Index # 214 43rd
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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