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Powers, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Powers is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Coos County at latitude 42.885 and longitude -124.0762. Coos County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 272 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Powers, but most people and references simply refer to it as Powers, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Powers indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 687
Population in Households 687
Population in Familes 496
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,175
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $114,535
Average Home Value $197,393


Median Household Income $37,900
Average Household Income $40,938
Per Capita Income $18,259
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% -0.09%
Households 0.07% -0.06%
Families 0.81% -0.23%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.


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, 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 # 240 37th
Population Density1 # 177 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 136 64th
Median Household Income # 298 21st
Per Capita Income # 325 14th

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