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Scappoose, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Scappoose had a population of 6,706 as of July 1, 2017. Scappoose ranks in the upper 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 Scappoose is located at latitude 45.7562 and longitude -122.877 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scappoose (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Scappoose (GNIS ID: 2411837) 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 Scappoose is located within Scappoose Division of Columbia County.

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


Total Population 6,706
Daytime Population: Workers 2,122
Daytime Population: Residents 3,607
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,729
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 6,650
Population in Familes 5,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 2,493
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $60,437
Average Household Income $74,098
Per Capita Income $29,332


Total Housing Units 2,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,700 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 877 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $265,543
Average Home Value $291,289


Total Households 2,577
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,748
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 0.34% 0.44%
Households 0.31% 0.4%
Families -0.23% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Scappoose, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scappoose 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 # 86 77th
Population Density # 96 75th
Diversity Index # 177 53rd
Median Household Income # 76 80th
Per Capita Income # 109 71st

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