Gold Hill, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Gold Hill, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gold Hill had a population of 1,329 as of July 1, 2018. Gold Hill 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 Gold Hill is located at latitude 42.4358 and longitude -123.0526 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gold Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The City of Gold Hill (GNIS ID: 2410610) 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 Gold Hill is located within Sams Valley Division of Jackson County.

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Gold Hill, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,329
Population in Households 1,319
Population in Familes 1,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,739
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $51,159
Average Household Income $60,551
Per Capita Income $24,670


Total Housing Units 594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $185,959
Average Home Value $274,495


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 382
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 1.04% 1.28%
Households 0.9% 1.28%
Families 1.57% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Gold Hill, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Hill 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 # 189 50th
Population Density # 133 65th
Diversity Index # 295 22nd
Median Household Income # 183 52nd
Per Capita Income # 245 35th

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