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Riddle, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Riddle had a population of 1,184 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Riddle is located at latitude 42.9542 and longitude -123.3645 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riddle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 696 feet.

The City of Riddle (GNIS ID: 2410943) 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 Riddle is located within Myrtle Creek-Riddle Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riddle 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 Riddle: Riddles, Riddlesburg.

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


Total Population 1,184
Daytime Population: Workers 160
Daytime Population: Residents 729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,178
Population in Familes 919
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,882
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $40,365
Average Household Income $49,949
Per Capita Income $19,530


Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $166,107


Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 307
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 -0.01% 0.07%
Households -0.03% 0.13%
Families 0.0% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Riddle, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riddle 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 # 199 48th
Population Density # 123 68th
Diversity Index # 173 54th
Median Household Income # 276 27th
Per Capita Income # 335 12th

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