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Port Orford, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Port Orford had a population of 1,196 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Port Orford is located at latitude 42.7457 and longitude -124.4973 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Orford encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 62 feet.

The City of Port Orford (GNIS ID: 2411467) 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 Port Orford is located within Port Orford Division of Curry County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Orford: Ewing Harbor, Indian Bay, Port Orford City.

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Port Orford, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Port Orford, OR Housing Affordability Index is 69
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

Port Orford, OR Wealth Index is 43
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 1,196 (100%)
Population in Households 1,188 (99.3%)
Population in Families 781 (65.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 8 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 768
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,199
Average Household Income $45,903
Per Capita Income $24,162
Wealth Index4 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 408 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $230,093
Housing Affordability Index3 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 639
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 327
Average Family Size 2
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 0.59% 0.53%
Households 0.63% 0.56%
Families 1.5% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Port Orford, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Orford 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 # 201 47th
Population Density # 231 39th
Diversity Index # 268 29th
Median Household Income # 370 2nd
Per Capita Income # 276 27th

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