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Gold Beach, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Gold Beach had a population of 2,481 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gold Beach is located at latitude 42.4133 and longitude -124.4222 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gold Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Gold Beach (GNIS ID: 2410609) 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 Gold Beach is located within Gold Beach Division of Curry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gold Beach 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 Gold Beach: Ellensburg.

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Gold Beach, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,481
Population in Households 2,443
Population in Familes 1,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 982
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 1,198
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 693
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 766 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 433 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $272,881
Average Home Value $291,319


Median Household Income $41,076
Average Household Income $51,125
Per Capita Income $25,027
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.12%
Households 1.82% 1.27%
Families 1.96% 1.1%
Median Household Income   4.28%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

Gold Beach, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Beach 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 # 136 64th
Population Density1 # 200 47th
Diversity Index2 # 219 42nd
Median Household Income # 258 32nd
Per Capita Income # 165 57th

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