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Sumpter, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Sumpter had a population of 207 as of July 1, 2018. Sumpter ranks in the lower 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 Sumpter is located at latitude 44.7457 and longitude -118.2022 in Baker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sumpter encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baker County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,429 feet.

The City of Sumpter (GNIS ID: 2412002) 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 Sumpter is located within Hereford Division of Baker County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sumpter: Fort Sumpter.

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Sumpter, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 207
Population in Households 207
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $40,794
Average Household Income $62,999
Per Capita Income $31,904


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (30.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (61.6%)
Median Home Value $206,522
Average Home Value $360,938


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% 0.19%
Households 0.2% 0.16%
Families 1.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Sumpter, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumpter to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 318 16th
Population Density # 349 8th
Diversity Index # 324 15th
Median Household Income # 302 20th
Per Capita Income # 87 78th

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