Lane County OR Information


Lane County Subdivisions

Lane County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 359,308
Population in Households 350,974
Population in Familes 252,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,334
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 150,637
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 88,608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 161,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86,424 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 64,213 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,561 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $235,688
Average Home Value $270,704


Median Household Income $42,651
Average Household Income $58,736
Per Capita Income $24,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.44%
Households 0.6% 0.51%
Families 0.36% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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, 2015 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 # 22 42nd
Per Capita Income # 14 64th

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