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Monument, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Monument is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 44.8208 and longitude -119.4208. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,011 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Monument 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 Monument (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 132
Population in Households 132
Population in Familes 108
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 258
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (33.7%)
Median Home Value $270,000
Average Home Value $363,816


Median Household Income $44,340
Average Household Income $57,048
Per Capita Income $24,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.3%
Households 0.84% 0.35%
Families 4.91% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


Monument, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monument 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 # 348 8th
Population Density1 # 292 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 289 23rd
Median Household Income # 205 46th
Per Capita Income # 148 61st

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