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Drain, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Drain had a population of 1,160 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Drain is located at latitude 43.662 and longitude -123.3143 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Drain (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 292 feet.

The City of Drain (GNIS ID: 2410354) 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 Drain is located within Elkton-Drain Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Drain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Drain: Drains.

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Drain, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,160
Daytime Population: Workers 543
Daytime Population: Residents 731
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 1,160
Population in Familes 922
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,905
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $38,911
Average Household Income $52,029
Per Capita Income $21,369


Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $194,492
Average Home Value $248,852


Total Households 457
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 309
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 0.11% 0.15%
Households 0.09% 0.17%
Families -0.44% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Drain, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Drain 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 # 201 47th
Population Density # 122 68th
Diversity Index # 238 37th
Median Household Income # 300 21st
Per Capita Income # 297 21st

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