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Government Camp, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Government Camp Census Designated Place had a population of 209 as of July 1, 2017. Government Camp ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Government Camp is located at latitude 45.3022 and longitude -121.7526 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the Government Camp Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,888 feet.

The Government Camp Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584415) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Government Camp Census Designated Place is located within Mount Hood Division of Clackamas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Government Camp 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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Government Camp, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 209
Daytime Population: Workers 385
Daytime Population: Residents 135
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 520
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.49
Population in Households 205
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 280
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $21,053
Average Household Income $79,718
Per Capita Income $40,676


Total Housing Units 677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (10.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 (83.8%)
Median Home Value $368,750
Average Home Value $423,611


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 51
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 1.1% 1.21%
Households 1.05% 1.24%
Families 2.71% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   4.25%

Government Camp, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Government Camp 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 # 318 16th
Population Density # 290 24th
Diversity Index # 231 39th
Median Household Income # 377 1st
Per Capita Income # 26 93rd

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