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Falls City, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Falls City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Polk County at latitude 44.8648 and longitude -123.4375. Polk County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 374 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Falls City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Falls City, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Falls City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Falls City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 917
Population in Households 917
Population in Familes 770
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 763
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $140,672
Average Home Value $164,879


Median Household Income $49,010
Average Household Income $56,942
Per Capita Income $21,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.75% -0.29%
Households -0.65% -0.23%
Families 0.0% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.


Falls City, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falls City 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 # 218 42nd
Population Density1 # 227 40th
Diversity Index2 # 265 30th
Median Household Income # 158 58th
Per Capita Income # 214 44th

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