Central Point, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Central Point, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Central Point had a population of 18,529 as of July 1, 2018. Central Point ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Central Point is located at latitude 42.3765 and longitude -122.9109 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Central Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,273 feet.

The City of Central Point (GNIS ID: 2409428) 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 Central Point is located within Medford Division of Jackson County.

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Central Point, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,529
Population in Households 18,460
Population in Familes 15,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 4,747
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $54,216
Average Household Income $64,305
Per Capita Income $24,146


Total Housing Units 7,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,352 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,605 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $264,070
Average Home Value $288,517


Total Households 6,957
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,930
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 0.93% 1.07%
Households 0.75% 1.04%
Families 0.66% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Central Point, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central Point 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 # 35 91st
Population Density # 27 93rd
Diversity Index # 117 69th
Median Household Income # 152 60th
Per Capita Income # 263 31st

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