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Island City, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Island City had a population of 987 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Island City is located at latitude 45.3359 and longitude -118.0493 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Island City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,739 feet.

The City of Island City (GNIS ID: 2410120) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Island City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Island City, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 987
Population in Households 979
Population in Familes 808
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,008
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $165,805
Average Home Value $196,336


Median Household Income $40,458
Average Household Income $52,879
Per Capita Income $21,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.08%
Households 0.1% -0.1%
Families -1.31% -0.22%
Median Household Income   4.74%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
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.

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Island City, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Island City to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 214 44th
Population Density1 # 195 49th
Diversity Index2 # 247 35th
Median Household Income # 270 29th
Per Capita Income # 262 31st

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