West Slope, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Slope, Oregon - Basic Facts

The West Slope Census Designated Place had a population of 6,737 as of July 1, 2015. West Slope ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Slope is located at latitude 45.4962 and longitude -122.7731 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the West Slope Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 358 feet.

The West Slope Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409568) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

West Slope Census Designated Place, OR Boundary Map

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West Slope, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,737
Population in Households 6,691
Population in Familes 4,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 4,164
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,987
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,708
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,716 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,271 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $444,207
Average Home Value $473,718
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,308
Average Household Income $93,088
Per Capita Income $41,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.91%
Households 0.54% 0.89%
Families 0.25% 0.8%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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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West Slope, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Slope 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 # 84 78th
Population Density1 # 39 90th
Diversity Index2 # 122 68th
Median Household Income # 35 91st
Per Capita Income # 12 97th

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