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Deer Island, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Deer Island Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Columbia County at latitude 45.933 and longitude -122.8498. Columbia County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Deer Island 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 Deer Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Deer Island, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 295
Population in Households 295
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 605
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $234,375
Average Home Value $273,394


Median Household Income $60,745
Average Household Income $73,254
Per Capita Income $29,033
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% 0.14%
Households 0.37% 0.31%
Families 3.61% 0.21%
Median Household Income   4.97%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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.


Deer Island, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deer Island 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 # 297 21st
Population Density1 # 246 35th
Diversity Index2 # 366 3rd
Median Household Income # 43 89th
Per Capita Income # 62 84th

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