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Takilma, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Takilma Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Josephine County at latitude 42.0408 and longitude -123.6223. Josephine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,581 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Takilma 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 Takilma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 389
Population in Households 386
Population in Familes 280
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $197,222
Average Home Value $209,074


Median Household Income $28,094
Average Household Income $35,486
Per Capita Income $15,670
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.81%
Households 0.95% 0.88%
Families 3.42% 0.75%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Takilma, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Takilma 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 # 274 27th
Population Density1 # 356 6th
Diversity Index2 # 302 21st
Median Household Income # 371 2nd
Per Capita Income # 362 4th

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