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Phoenix, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Phoenix is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.2748 and longitude -122.8152. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,512 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Phoenix 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 Phoenix (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,767
Population in Households 4,718
Population in Familes 3,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 3,318
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,106
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,247 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 859 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $189,889
Average Home Value $220,783


Median Household Income $30,725
Average Household Income $44,359
Per Capita Income $19,286
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.17% 1.19%
Households 1.21% 1.27%
Families 1.25% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.


Phoenix, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phoenix 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 # 100 74th
Population Density1 # 57 85th
Diversity Index2 # 65 83rd
Median Household Income # 358 5th
Per Capita Income # 304 19th

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