Lake County OR Information


Lake County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake 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 # 30 19th
Population Density1 # 34 8th
Diversity Index2 # 20 47th
Median Household Income # 35 6th
Per Capita Income # 30 19th

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


Total Population 7,898
Population in Households 7,447
Population in Familes 5,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 451
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 3,423
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,156
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,294 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,129 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,157 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $110,101
Average Home Value $153,738


Median Household Income $35,635
Average Household Income $45,688
Per Capita Income $19,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.01% -0.09%
Households 0.31% 0.11%
Families 0.09% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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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