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Helix, Oregon - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Umatilla County at latitude 45.8496 and longitude -118.6569. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,752 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Helix (see map) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 185
Population in Households 185
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,438
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 3.36
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $241,667
Average Home Value $365,132


Median Household Income $66,362
Average Household Income $73,636
Per Capita Income $26,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.67% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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 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 # 328 13th
Population Density1 # 151 60th
Diversity Index2 # 127 67th
Median Household Income # 27 93rd
Per Capita Income # 103 73rd

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