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O'Brien, Oregon - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Josephine County at latitude 42.0673 and longitude -123.7031. Josephine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,417 feet.

The formal boundaries for the O'Brien Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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O'Brien, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 508
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 366
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $173,214
Average Home Value $199,697


Median Household Income $31,731
Average Household Income $36,825
Per Capita Income $16,990
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.47%
Households 0.41% 0.51%
Families -0.68% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.


O'Brien, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares O'Brien 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 # 254 33rd
Population Density1 # 342 10th
Diversity Index2 # 195 48th
Median Household Income # 353 7th
Per Capita Income # 352 7th

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