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Harper, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Harper Census Designated Place had a population of 106 as of July 1, 2015. Harper ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harper is located at latitude 43.857 and longitude -117.6265 in Malheur County. The formal boundaries for the Harper Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Malheur County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,520 feet.

The Harper Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611734) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harper population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Harper, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 106
Population in Households 26
Population in Familes 21
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $326,786


Median Household Income $36,575
Average Household Income $50,596
Per Capita Income $12,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 4.18% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

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Harper, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harper to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 352 7th
Population Density1 # 374 1st
Diversity Index2 # 64 83rd
Median Household Income # 323 15th
Per Capita Income # 374 1st

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