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Tangent, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Tangent had a population of 1,204 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Tangent is located at latitude 44.5477 and longitude -123.1109 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tangent (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 249 feet.

The City of Tangent (GNIS ID: 2412033) 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 Tangent is located within Albany Division of Linn County.

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

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


Total Population 1,204
Population in Households 1,202
Population in Familes 1,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $203,030
Average Home Value $244,318


Median Household Income $51,945
Average Household Income $62,946
Per Capita Income $23,647
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.61%
Households 0.35% 0.47%
Families -0.67% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Tangent, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tangent 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 # 197 48th
Population Density1 # 279 26th
Diversity Index2 # 130 66th
Median Household Income # 133 65th
Per Capita Income # 213 44th

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