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Kerby, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Kerby Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Josephine County at latitude 42.2047 and longitude -123.6489. Josephine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,266 feet.

The formal official name is the Kerby Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kerby, Oregon.

The U5 Census Class Code for Kerby indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Kerby Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kerby: Kerbyville.

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


Total Population 631
Population in Households 627
Population in Familes 465
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 245
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $159,756
Average Home Value $179,070


Median Household Income $24,349
Average Household Income $33,715
Per Capita Income $15,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.39% 1.24%
Households 1.56% 1.31%
Families 0.8% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Kerby, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kerby 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 # 244 36th
Population Density1 # 295 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 176 55th
Median Household Income # 375 1st
Per Capita Income # 367 3rd

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