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Riddle, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Riddle had a population of 1,175 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Riddle is located at latitude 42.9542 and longitude -123.3645 in Douglas County. 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. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 696 feet.

The City of Riddle (GNIS ID: 2410943) 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 Riddle is located within Myrtle Creek-Riddle Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riddle 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 Riddle: Riddles, Riddlesburg.

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


Total Population 1,175
Population in Households 1,169
Population in Familes 912
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,868
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $143,598
Average Home Value $168,729


Median Household Income $40,094
Average Household Income $49,092
Per Capita Income $19,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.12%
Households 0.0% -0.04%
Families 0.05% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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 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 # 200 47th
Population Density1 # 123 68th
Diversity Index2 # 181 53rd
Median Household Income # 274 28th
Per Capita Income # 334 12th

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