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Biggs Junction, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Biggs Junction Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sherman County at latitude 45.664 and longitude -120.8392. Sherman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 226 feet.

The formal official name is the Biggs Junction Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Biggs Junction, Oregon.

The U5 Census Class Code for Biggs Junction indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Biggs Junction Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 22
Population in Households 22
Population in Familes 17
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 9
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 6
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $41,420
Average Household Income $50,128
Per Capita Income $21,456
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 4.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.84%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Biggs Junction, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Biggs Junction 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 # 375 1st
Population Density1 # 367 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 157 58th
Median Household Income # 236 38th
Per Capita Income # 234 38th

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