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Gold Hill, Oregon - Basic Facts

Gold Hill is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Gold Hill.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.4318 and longitude -123.0506. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Gold Hill (see map) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Gold Hill, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Hill 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 # 190 50th
Population Density1 # 133 65th
Diversity Index2 # 283 25th
Median Household Income # 192 49th
Per Capita Income # 184 51st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,268
Population in Households 1,258
Population in Familes 1,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,654
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $177,273
Average Home Value $225,785
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,549
Average Household Income $55,052
Per Capita Income $22,721
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.91% 1.1%
Households 1.13% 1.17%
Families 2.49% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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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