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Lookingglass, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Lookingglass Census Designated Place had a population of 898 as of July 1, 2016. Lookingglass ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lookingglass is located at latitude 43.1848 and longitude -123.4999 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Lookingglass Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Lookingglass Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611750) 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 Lookingglass Census Designated Place is located within Melrose Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lookingglass population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 898
Population in Households 898
Population in Familes 774
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $386,364
Average Home Value $439,761


Median Household Income $52,828
Average Household Income $68,648
Per Capita Income $28,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.55%
Households 0.93% 0.67%
Families 1.16% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.

Lookingglass, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lookingglass 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 # 221 42nd
Population Density1 # 351 7th
Diversity Index2 # 353 7th
Median Household Income # 124 67th
Per Capita Income # 106 72nd

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