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John Day, Oregon - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 44.416 and longitude -118.953. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,087 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of John Day (see map) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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John Day, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares John Day 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 # 166 56th
Population Density1 # 203 46th
Diversity Index2 # 326 13th
Median Household Income # 314 17th
Per Capita Income # 257 32nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,757
Population in Households 1,722
Population in Familes 1,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 939
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 805
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 497
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 544 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $94,503
Average Home Value $121,369
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,538
Average Household Income $45,517
Per Capita Income $20,676
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.08%
Households 0.32% 0.2%
Families 2.37% 0.04%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

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