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Madras, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Madras had a population of 6,670 as of July 1, 2016. Madras ranks in the upper 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 Madras is located at latitude 44.6384 and longitude -121.1269 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madras (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,241 feet.

The City of Madras (GNIS ID: 2410909) 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 Madras is located within Madras Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madras population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Madras, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,670
Population in Households 6,611
Population in Familes 5,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 1,289
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 2,444
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,668
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,308 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,136 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $175,189
Average Home Value $240,034


Median Household Income $40,674
Average Household Income $50,863
Per Capita Income $19,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.9%
Households 0.99% 0.98%
Families 1.66% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Madras, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madras to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 87 77th
Population Density1 # 173 54th
Diversity Index2 # 14 97th
Median Household Income # 264 30th
Per Capita Income # 332 12th

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