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Gates, Oregon - Basic Facts

Gates is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Gates.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 44.7562 and longitude -122.4167. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 942 feet.

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Gates, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 480
Population in Households 477
Population in Familes 359
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 742
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $150,833
Average Home Value $175,613


Median Household Income $41,339
Average Household Income $48,676
Per Capita Income $22,101
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.45% 0.5%
Households 0.42% 0.53%
Families 1.08% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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, 2014 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 # 257 32nd
Population Density1 # 232 39th
Diversity Index2 # 229 39th
Median Household Income # 240 37th
Per Capita Income # 200 47th

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