Gilliam County OR Information


Gilliam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,944
Population in Households 1,924
Population in Familes 1,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 888
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 514
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 550 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $127,119
Average Home Value $166,682


Median Household Income $47,941
Average Household Income $56,750
Per Capita Income $26,075
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.64%
Households 0.44% 0.53%
Families 0.19% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Gilliam County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilliam County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents 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 # 34 8th
Population Density1 # 33 14th
Diversity Index2 # 31 14th
Median Household Income # 13 67th
Per Capita Income # 10 75th

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