Lane County OR Information


Lane County Subdivisions

Lane County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 365,246
Population in Households 357,419
Population in Familes 256,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,827
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 151,552
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 89,031
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85,480 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 66,072 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,323 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $239,267
Average Home Value $291,323


Median Household Income $44,913
Average Household Income $61,760
Per Capita Income $25,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.7%
Households 0.6% 0.69%
Families 0.38% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Lane County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lane County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 92nd
Population Density1 # 8 81st
Diversity Index2 # 17 58th
Median Household Income # 17 56th
Per Capita Income # 11 72nd

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