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Ruch, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Ruch Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.2314 and longitude -123.0403. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,552 feet.

The formal official name is the Ruch Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ruch, Oregon.

The U5 Census Class Code for Ruch indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Ruch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Ruch Census Designated Place, OR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 844
Population in Households 843
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $324,603
Average Home Value $358,086
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,670
Average Household Income $70,620
Per Capita Income $29,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.11% 0.38%
Households 0.28% 0.53%
Families 0.1% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.88%
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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Ruch, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ruch 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 # 221 42nd
Population Density1 # 328 13th
Diversity Index2 # 305 19th
Median Household Income # 85 78th
Per Capita Income # 55 86th

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