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Westfir, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Westfir is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lane County at latitude 43.7579 and longitude -122.5031. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Westfir, but most people and references simply refer to it as Westfir, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Westfir indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Westfir (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 269
Population in Households 269
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 807
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $157,143
Average Home Value $182,843


Median Household Income $43,275
Average Household Income $58,234
Per Capita Income $25,559
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.45% 1.16%
Households 1.61% 1.28%
Families 3.31% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
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.


Westfir, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westfir 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 # 303 20th
Population Density1 # 219 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 320 16th
Median Household Income # 212 44th
Per Capita Income # 118 69th

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