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Roseburg, Oregon - Basic Facts

Roseburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Roseburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Douglas County at latitude 43.2165 and longitude -123.3417. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 482 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Roseburg (see map) encompass a land area of 10.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roseburg: Roseburgh.

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


Total Population 21,386
Population in Households 20,449
Population in Familes 14,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 937
Population Density1 2,137
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 9,283
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 5,340
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,723 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,560 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 655 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $193,052
Average Home Value $226,863


Median Household Income $36,394
Average Household Income $46,371
Per Capita Income $20,093
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.23% 0.05%
Households 0.52% 0.17%
Families 0.73% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.


Roseburg, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roseburg 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 # 26 93rd
Population Density1 # 112 71st
Diversity Index2 # 186 51st
Median Household Income # 318 16th
Per Capita Income # 275 27th

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