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Gold Beach, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gold Beach had a population of 2,540 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Gold Beach is located at latitude 42.4073 and longitude -124.4218 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gold Beach encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Gold Beach (GNIS ID: 2410609) 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 Gold Beach is located within Gold Beach Division of Curry County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gold Beach: Ellensburg, Yan-shuu-chit'-dvn.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gold Beach, OR Housing Affordability Index is 90
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

Gold Beach, OR Wealth Index is 58
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 2,540 (100%)
Population in Households 2,504 (98.6%)
Population in Families 1,823 (71.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 36 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 1,005
Diversity Index2 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,568
Average Household Income $56,812
Per Capita Income $27,346
Wealth Index4 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 736 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $235,811
Housing Affordability Index3 90
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,221
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 704
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 1.3% 1.0%
Households 1.44% 1.04%
Families 1.49% 0.92%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Gold Beach, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Beach 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 # 137 64th
Population Density # 198 48th
Diversity Index # 222 41st
Median Household Income # 336 11th
Per Capita Income # 208 45th

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