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The City of Tangent had a population of 1,226 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Tangent, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,226
Daytime Population: Workers 1,467
Daytime Population: Residents 706
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.77
Population in Households 1,224
Population in Familes 1,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 325
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $54,919
Average Household Income $66,602
Per Capita Income $24,855


Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $240,972
Average Home Value $267,881


Total Households 425
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.82%
Households 0.5% 0.74%
Families -0.35% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

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, 2017 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 # 196 48th
Population Density # 278 27th
Diversity Index # 128 66th
Median Household Income # 118 69th
Per Capita Income # 194 49th

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