Lane County OR Information


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, 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 # 4 92nd
Population Density1 # 8 81st
Diversity Index2 # 17 56th
Median Household Income # 17 56th
Per Capita Income # 10 75th

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


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


Total Population 356,792
Population in Households 348,262
Population in Familes 251,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,530
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 149,329
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 88,048
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 160,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86,341 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 62,988 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,858 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $232,385
Average Home Value $265,791


Median Household Income $43,105
Average Household Income $57,967
Per Capita Income $24,429
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.4%
Households 0.54% 0.49%
Families 0.3% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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.

Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 1,038 Oregon cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

The information on the 59,893 Oregon Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 1,206 Oregon public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.