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Eugene, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Eugene is the 3rd largest city in Oregon with a population of 162,232 as of July 1, 2016. Eugene ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eugene is located at latitude 44.0567 and longitude -123.1162 in Lane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eugene (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 430 feet.

The City of Eugene (GNIS ID: 2410460) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Eugene is located within Eugene-Springfield Division of Lane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eugene population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eugene: Eugine City.

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


Total Population 162,232
Population in Households 155,627
Population in Familes 99,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,605
Population Density1 3,708
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 69,303
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 34,804
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73,334 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,685 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,618 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,031 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $255,579
Average Home Value $302,297


Median Household Income $43,229
Average Household Income $62,923
Per Capita Income $27,429
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.75%
Households 0.68% 0.76%
Families 0.39% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Eugene, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eugene to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 3 99th
Population Density1 # 50 87th
Diversity Index2 # 106 72nd
Median Household Income # 231 39th
Per Capita Income # 123 68th

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