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Talent, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Talent had a population of 6,641 as of July 1, 2017. Talent ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Talent is located at latitude 42.2404 and longitude -122.7811 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Talent (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,627 feet.

The City of Talent (GNIS ID: 2412031) 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.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Talent is located within Ashland Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Talent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Talent: Tolent, Wagner.

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Talent, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,641
Population in Households 6,494
Population in Familes 4,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density1 4,991
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,898
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,602
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,557 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,341 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $218,678
Average Home Value $230,270


Median Household Income $35,614
Average Household Income $51,424
Per Capita Income $22,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 1.16%
Households 1.3% 1.21%
Families 1.27% 1.05%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   3.25%
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.

Talent, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Talent to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 89 77th
Population Density1 # 16 96th
Diversity Index2 # 75 80th
Median Household Income # 337 11th
Per Capita Income # 271 29th

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