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Butte Falls, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Town of Butte Falls is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.5414 and longitude -122.5691. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,533 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Butte Falls 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 Town of Butte Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Butte Falls, OR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 416
Population in Households 416
Population in Familes 340
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,022
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $218,333
Average Home Value $278,043
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,655
Average Household Income $53,927
Per Capita Income $21,438
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.39% -0.05%
Households -0.14% 0.0%
Families 1.44% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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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Butte Falls, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butte Falls 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 # 268 29th
Population Density1 # 193 49th
Diversity Index2 # 267 29th
Median Household Income # 255 33rd
Per Capita Income # 236 38th

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