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The City of Riddle had a population of 1,262 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Riddle is located at latitude 42.951 and longitude -123.3642 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riddle 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riddle: Riddles, Riddlesburg.

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Riddle, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,262 (100%)
Population in Households 1,256 (99.5%)
Population in Families 971 (76.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 2,006
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $45,748
Average Household Income $50,483
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $19,884
Wealth Index5 38


Total HU (Housing Units) 524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $155,346
Housing Affordability Index3 210


Total Households 496
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.56% 0.52%
Households 0.67% 0.6%
Families 0.59% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
Owner Occupied HU   1.4%

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, 2021 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 # 198 48th
Population Density # 118 69th
Median Household Income # 312 18th
Housing Affordability Index # 373 99th
Per Capita Income # 363 4th
Diversity Index # 178 53rd

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