Gales Creek, OR 97117 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97117: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gales Creek, OR 97117

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 228
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.598, Longitude -123.268
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gales Creek, OR 97117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 517
Population in Households 516
Population in Familes 457
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $370,238
Average Home Value $387,583


Median Household Income $78,162
Average Household Income $92,866
Per Capita Income $33,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 1.36%
Households 1.26% 1.45%
Families 1.3% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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.


Gales Creek, OR 97117 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97117 to the other 420 ZIP Codes 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 # 322 24th
Population Density1 # 273 35th
Diversity Index2 # 237 44th
Median Household Income # 18 96th
Per Capita Income # 49 89th

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