Scappoose, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Scappoose, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Scappoose had a population of 6,752 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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


Total Population 6,752
Population in Households 6,683
Population in Familes 5,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 2,511
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $62,507
Average Household Income $76,470
Per Capita Income $30,240


Total Housing Units 2,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,652 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 933 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $300,119
Average Home Value $323,819


Total Households 2,585
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,756
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.38% 0.74%
Households 0.31% 0.69%
Families -0.15% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

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, 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 # 89 77th
Population Density # 98 74th
Diversity Index # 178 53rd
Median Household Income # 79 79th
Per Capita Income # 113 70th

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