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Helix, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Helix had a population of 184 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Helix is located at latitude 45.8506 and longitude -118.659 in Umatilla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Helix (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,752 feet.

The City of Helix (GNIS ID: 2410735) 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 Helix is located within Pendleton Division of Umatilla County.

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


Total Population 184
Population in Households 184
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,430
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $274,324


Median Household Income $67,762
Average Household Income $86,005
Per Capita Income $29,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households -0.29% 0.0%
Families -2.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Helix, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Helix 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 # 329 13th
Population Density1 # 154 60th
Diversity Index2 # 133 65th
Median Household Income # 34 91st
Per Capita Income # 79 79th

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