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Redwood, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Redwood Census Designated Place had a population of 2,757 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Redwood is located at latitude 42.4209 and longitude -123.3929 in Josephine County. The formal boundaries for the Redwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Josephine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Redwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409155) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Redwood Census Designated Place is located within Grants Pass Division of Josephine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Redwood 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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Redwood, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,757
Population in Households 2,747
Population in Familes 2,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 797
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,198
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 715
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 625 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 573 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $213,182
Average Home Value $255,369


Median Household Income $40,356
Average Household Income $53,116
Per Capita Income $23,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.83%
Households 0.85% 0.9%
Families -0.33% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Redwood, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redwood 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 # 128 66th
Population Density1 # 219 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 228 40th
Median Household Income # 269 29th
Per Capita Income # 207 46th

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