Saint Helens, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Saint Helens, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Helens had a population of 13,097 as of July 1, 2016. Saint Helens 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 Saint Helens is located at latitude 45.8568 and longitude -122.8163 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Helens (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The City of Saint Helens (GNIS ID: 2411759) 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 Saint Helens is located within Saint Helens Division of Columbia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Helens 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 Saint Helens: Casenau, Houlton, Kasenau, Milton, Plymouth.


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Saint Helens, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,097
Population in Households 12,849
Population in Familes 10,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 248
Population Density1 2,758
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,974
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,281
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,909 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,065 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $187,424
Average Home Value $219,126
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,180
Average Household Income $59,470
Per Capita Income $23,445
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.27%
Households 0.2% 0.28%
Families -0.01% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Saint Helens, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Helens 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 # 48 88th
Population Density1 # 83 78th
Diversity Index2 # 166 56th
Median Household Income # 144 62nd
Per Capita Income # 218 43rd

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