Josephine County OR Information


Josephine County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 85,122
Population in Households 83,578
Population in Familes 64,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,544
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 35,892
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 23,031
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,834 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,058 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,639 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $256,869
Average Home Value $313,108


Median Household Income $40,944
Average Household Income $55,977
Per Capita Income $24,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.58%
Households 0.57% 0.65%
Families 0.38% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.


Josephine County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Josephine County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents 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 # 12 69th
Population Density1 # 13 67th
Diversity Index2 # 26 31st
Median Household Income # 26 31st
Per Capita Income # 18 53rd

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