Tigard, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tigard, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Tigard had a population of 49,753 as of July 1, 2015. Tigard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tigard is located at latitude 45.4263 and longitude -122.7826 in Washington County. 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. Washington County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 49,753
Population in Households 49,421
Population in Familes 38,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density1 4,212
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,827
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 12,790
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,568 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,259 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 947 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $331,488
Average Home Value $360,687
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,304
Average Household Income $87,163
Per Capita Income $34,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 1.07%
Households 0.66% 1.07%
Families 0.48% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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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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, 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 # 13 97th
Population Density1 # 38 90th
Diversity Index2 # 61 84th
Median Household Income # 27 93rd
Per Capita Income # 30 92nd

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