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Canby, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Canby had a population of 17,677 as of July 1, 2017. Canby 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 Canby is located at latitude 45.2651 and longitude -122.6884 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canby (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 154 feet.

The City of Canby (GNIS ID: 2409974) 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 Canby is located within Canby Division of Clackamas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Canby population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Canby, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,677
Daytime Population: Workers 6,305
Daytime Population: Residents 9,603
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,908
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 17,578
Population in Familes 14,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density2 4,047
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $63,541
Average Household Income $79,585
Per Capita Income $28,686


Total Housing Units 6,515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,032 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,259 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 224 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $283,439
Average Home Value $301,636


Total Households 6,291
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,553
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 1.01%
Households 0.87% 0.98%
Families 0.7% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Canby, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canby to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 37 90th
Population Density # 44 89th
Diversity Index # 43 89th
Median Household Income # 63 84th
Per Capita Income # 119 69th

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