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Gates, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gates had a population of 449 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Gates is located at latitude 44.756 and longitude -122.4201 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gates (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 942 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Gates are located in Marion County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Linn County.

The City of Gates (GNIS ID: 2410576) 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 Gates is located within East Marion Division of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gates 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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Gates, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 449
Population in Households 447
Population in Familes 335
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 694
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $161,719
Average Home Value $181,046


Median Household Income $40,815
Average Household Income $48,249
Per Capita Income $21,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% -0.4%
Households -0.87% -0.38%
Families -0.45% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Gates, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gates 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 # 263 31st
Population Density1 # 238 37th
Diversity Index2 # 232 38th
Median Household Income # 263 31st
Per Capita Income # 250 34th

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