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The City of North Powder had a population of 467 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for North Powder is located at latitude 45.0299 and longitude -117.9204 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Powder (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,258 feet.

The City of North Powder (GNIS ID: 2411277) 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 North Powder is located within Union Division of Union County.

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


Total Population 467
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 388
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 726
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $201,389
Average Home Value $299,460


Median Household Income $41,895
Average Household Income $56,178
Per Capita Income $23,586
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.59%
Households 1.18% 0.7%
Families 3.42% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.

North Powder, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Powder 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 # 261 31st
Population Density1 # 234 38th
Diversity Index2 # 194 48th
Median Household Income # 249 34th
Per Capita Income # 215 43rd

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