Josephine County OR Information

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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, 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 # 12 69th
Population Density1 # 13 67th
Diversity Index2 # 26 33rd
Median Household Income # 34 8th
Per Capita Income # 32 14th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 83,352
Population in Households 81,751
Population in Familes 63,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,601
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35,172
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 22,643
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 38,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,844 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,328 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,560 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $207,668
Average Home Value $247,052
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,135
Average Household Income $45,990
Per Capita Income $19,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.36%
Households 0.36% 0.45%
Families 0.15% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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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