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Riddle, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Riddle is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Douglas County at latitude 42.9542 and longitude -123.3645. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 696 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Riddle 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 Riddle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riddle: Riddles, Riddlesburg.

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


Total Population 1,172
Population in Households 1,166
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,863
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $139,504
Average Home Value $161,304


Median Household Income $40,747
Average Household Income $49,335
Per Capita Income $19,467
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.21%
Households 0.05% -0.09%
Families 0.31% -0.13%
Median Household Income   4.51%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Riddle, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riddle 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 # 197 48th
Population Density1 # 124 67th
Diversity Index2 # 179 53rd
Median Household Income # 252 33rd
Per Capita Income # 300 21st

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