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Pistol River, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The Pistol River Census Designated Place had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2015. Pistol River ranks in the lower 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 Pistol River is located at latitude 42.2879 and longitude -124.3988 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the Pistol River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Pistol River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611773) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Pistol River Census Designated Place is located within Gold Beach Division of Curry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pistol River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 87
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 68
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $205,000
Average Home Value $231,481


Median Household Income $51,181
Average Household Income $54,635
Per Capita Income $26,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 1.12%
Households 1.01% 1.01%
Families 0.0% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Pistol River, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pistol River 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 # 356 6th
Population Density1 # 317 16th
Diversity Index2 # 265 30th
Median Household Income # 155 59th
Per Capita Income # 134 65th

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