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Corvallis, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Corvallis is the 10th largest city in Oregon with a population of 58,977 as of July 1, 2019. Corvallis 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 Corvallis is located at latitude 44.5646 and longitude -123.262 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corvallis encompass a land area of 14.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 226 feet.

The City of Corvallis (GNIS ID: 2410237) 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 Corvallis is located within Corvallis Division of Benton County.


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Corvallis, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Corvallis, OR Housing Affordability Index is 68
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Corvallis, OR Wealth Index is 81
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 58,977
Population in Households 53,975
Population in Families 30,877
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,002
Population Density 4,141
Diversity Index1 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,675
Average Household Income $76,788
Per Capita Income $31,635
Wealth Index3 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,927 (35.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,181 (60.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 977 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $357,339
Housing Affordability Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24,108
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 10,919
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.86% 0.88%
Households 0.85% 0.91%
Families 0.69% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Corvallis, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corvallis to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 10 98th
Population Density # 39 90th
Diversity Index # 97 75th
Median Household Income # 208 45th
Per Capita Income # 124 67th

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