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Wimer, Oregon - Basic Facts

Wimer is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Wimer Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jackson County at latitude 42.5387 and longitude -123.1489. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,125 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Wimer Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 703
Population in Households 700
Population in Familes 572
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 142
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 289
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $269,525


Median Household Income $38,524
Average Household Income $52,308
Per Capita Income $21,865
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.86% 0.95%
Households 1.09% 1.08%
Families 2.15% 0.94%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
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.


Wimer, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wimer 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 # 238 37th
Population Density1 # 320 15th
Diversity Index2 # 339 10th
Median Household Income # 291 23rd
Per Capita Income # 213 44th

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