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Black Butte Ranch, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Black Butte Ranch Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Deschutes County at latitude 44.3642 and longitude -121.6686. Deschutes County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,350 feet.

The formal official name is the Black Butte Ranch Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Black Butte Ranch, Oregon.

The U5 Census Class Code for Black Butte Ranch indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Black Butte Ranch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Black Butte Ranch, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 377
Population in Households 370
Population in Familes 288
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (13.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 1.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,151 (85.4%)
Median Home Value $341,860
Average Home Value $391,033


Median Household Income $51,596
Average Household Income $70,535
Per Capita Income $37,064
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.7% 1.24%
Households 0.99% 1.39%
Families 0.56% 1.22%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   4.27%
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.


Black Butte Ranch, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black Butte Ranch 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 # 277 27th
Population Density1 # 361 5th
Diversity Index2 # 375 1st
Median Household Income # 112 71st
Per Capita Income # 19 95th

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