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Amity, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Amity had a population of 1,493 as of July 1, 2015. Amity 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 Amity is located at latitude 45.1162 and longitude -123.1997 in Yamhill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Amity (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Yamhill County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Amity (GNIS ID: 2409700) 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 Amity is located within Dayton-Amity Division of Yamhill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amity 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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Amity, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,493
Population in Households 1,486
Population in Familes 1,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 2,497
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 383
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $195,402
Average Home Value $279,641


Median Household Income $51,692
Average Household Income $58,565
Per Capita Income $20,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.47% -0.86%
Households -1.27% -0.77%
Families -1.33% -0.85%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Amity, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amity 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 # 181 52nd
Population Density1 # 93 76th
Diversity Index2 # 85 78th
Median Household Income # 149 61st
Per Capita Income # 302 20th

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