Canyon City, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Canyon City, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Town of Canyon City had a population of 738 as of July 1, 2018. Canyon City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Canyon City is located at latitude 44.393 and longitude -118.9495 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Canyon City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,173 feet.

The Town of Canyon City (GNIS ID: 2413162) 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 Town of Canyon City is located within John Day Division of Grant County.

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Canyon City, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 738
Population in Households 725
Population in Familes 571
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 524
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $48,885
Average Household Income $58,452
Per Capita Income $25,841


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $174,395
Average Home Value $200,415


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% 0.0%
Households 0.52% 0.0%
Families 1.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Canyon City, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canyon City to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 238 37th
Population Density # 255 33rd
Diversity Index # 354 6th
Median Household Income # 208 45th
Per Capita Income # 205 46th

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