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Tigard, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Tigard is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 45.4263 and longitude -122.7826. Washington County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tigard 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 Tigard (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 49,324
Population in Households 48,993
Population in Familes 38,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 331
Population Density1 4,176
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 19,630
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 12,698
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,571 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,058 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 950 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $302,733
Average Home Value $337,414


Median Household Income $65,976
Average Household Income $85,103
Per Capita Income $34,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.63% 1.05%
Households 0.58% 1.03%
Families 0.43% 0.94%
Median Household Income   4.77%
Per Capita Income   3.18%
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.


Tigard, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tigard 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 # 13 97th
Population Density1 # 37 90th
Diversity Index2 # 62 84th
Median Household Income # 29 93rd
Per Capita Income # 28 93rd

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