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Ruch, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Ruch Census Designated Place had a population of 885 as of July 1, 2018. Ruch ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Ruch is located at latitude 42.2314 and longitude -123.0403 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Ruch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,552 feet.

The Ruch Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611776) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ruch Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Jackson Division of Jackson County.

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


Total Population 885
Population in Households 884
Population in Familes 713
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 131
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $61,093
Average Household Income $87,131
Per Capita Income $36,457


Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $454,412
Average Home Value $492,935


Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 243
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 0.63% 0.8%
Households 0.46% 0.79%
Families 0.35% 0.65%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Ruch, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ruch 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 # 220 42nd
Population Density # 329 13th
Diversity Index # 306 20th
Median Household Income # 86 78th
Per Capita Income # 50 87th

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