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Oakridge, Oregon - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lane County at latitude 43.7465 and longitude -122.4617. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Oakridge (see map) encompass a land area of 2.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakridge: Oak Ridge.

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


Total Population 3,266
Population in Households 3,266
Population in Familes 2,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,559
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 1,480
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 867
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 953 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $112,995
Average Home Value $122,901


Median Household Income $32,009
Average Household Income $44,118
Per Capita Income $19,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.5%
Households 0.7% 0.57%
Families 0.49% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   4.11%
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.


Oakridge, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakridge 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 # 118 69th
Population Density1 # 142 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 191 50th
Median Household Income # 352 7th
Per Capita Income # 282 25th

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