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Gold Hill, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gold Hill had a population of 1,260 as of July 1, 2015. Gold Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gold Hill is located at latitude 42.4358 and longitude -123.0526 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gold Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The City of Gold Hill (GNIS ID: 2410610) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gold Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Gold Hill, OR Boundary Map

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Gold Hill, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,260
Population in Households 1,250
Population in Familes 1,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,643
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 532
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 371
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $183,824
Average Home Value $232,937
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,922
Average Household Income $59,592
Per Capita Income $24,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.87%
Households 0.85% 1.0%
Families 1.91% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
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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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, 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 # 191 50th
Population Density1 # 136 64th
Diversity Index2 # 294 23rd
Median Household Income # 173 54th
Per Capita Income # 168 56th

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