Jackson County OR Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 209,076
Population in Households 205,404
Population in Familes 158,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,672
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 86,138
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 54,824
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 94,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52,121 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 34,017 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,445 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $227,484
Average Home Value $276,395


Median Household Income $44,859
Average Household Income $60,427
Per Capita Income $25,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.7%
Households 0.69% 0.8%
Families 0.48% 0.67%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.


Jackson County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 6 86th
Population Density1 # 9 78th
Diversity Index2 # 13 67th
Median Household Income # 18 53rd
Per Capita Income # 13 67th

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