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Durham, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Durham is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 45.3945 and longitude -122.758. Washington County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 148 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Durham, but most people and references simply refer to it as Durham, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Durham indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Durham (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,391
Population in Households 1,390
Population in Familes 1,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,408
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 561
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $414,679
Average Home Value $442,053


Median Household Income $42,951
Average Household Income $72,526
Per Capita Income $29,093
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 1.0%
Households 0.68% 1.08%
Families 0.69% 0.98%
Median Household Income   4.8%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
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.


Durham, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durham 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 # 185 51st
Population Density1 # 56 85th
Diversity Index2 # 54 86th
Median Household Income # 216 43rd
Per Capita Income # 61 84th

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