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Detroit, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Detroit had a population of 209 as of July 1, 2016. Detroit ranks in the lower 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 Detroit is located at latitude 44.7338 and longitude -122.1517 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Detroit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,611 feet.

The City of Detroit (GNIS ID: 2410330) 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 Detroit is located within East Marion Division of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Detroit 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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Detroit, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 209
Population in Households 209
Population in Familes 140
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 356
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (16.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 (73.9%)
Median Home Value $219,737
Average Home Value $227,869


Median Household Income $52,396
Average Household Income $60,103
Per Capita Income $29,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.85%
Households 0.33% 0.6%
Families -2.61% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Detroit, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Detroit 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 # 316 17th
Population Density1 # 273 28th
Diversity Index2 # 332 12th
Median Household Income # 128 66th
Per Capita Income # 86 78th

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