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Eugene, Oregon - Basic Facts

Eugene is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Eugene.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lane County at latitude 44.0521 and longitude -123.0868. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 430 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Eugene (see map) encompass a land area of 43.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eugene: Eugine City.

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Eugene, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eugene 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 # 2 100th
Population Density1 # 50 87th
Diversity Index2 # 111 71st
Median Household Income # 246 35th
Per Capita Income # 123 68th

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


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


Total Population 158,560
Population in Households 151,355
Population in Familes 97,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,205
Population Density1 3,627
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 67,979
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 34,362
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71,797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,164 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 34,815 (48.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,818 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $254,220
Average Home Value $288,994


Median Household Income $41,178
Average Household Income $58,436
Per Capita Income $25,397
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.36% 0.4%
Households 0.55% 0.49%
Families 0.28% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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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