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Powers, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Powers had a population of 685 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Powers is located at latitude 42.885 and longitude -124.0762 in Coos County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powers (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Coos County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 272 feet.

The City of Powers 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 Powers 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 Powers, OR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 685
Population in Households 685
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,171
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 177
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $114,634
Average Home Value $194,762
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,195
Average Household Income $38,105
Per Capita Income $16,991
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.15%
Households 0.06% -0.06%
Families 0.55% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.84%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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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Powers, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powers 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 # 241 36th
Population Density1 # 178 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 139 64th
Median Household Income # 358 5th
Per Capita Income # 360 5th

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