Shady Cove, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shady Cove, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Shady Cove had a population of 3,176 as of July 1, 2017. Shady Cove 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 Shady Cove is located at latitude 42.6053 and longitude -122.8194 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shady Cove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,394 feet.

The City of Shady Cove (GNIS ID: 2411872) 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 Shady Cove is located within Shady Cove Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shady Cove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Shady Cove, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,176
Daytime Population: Workers 651
Daytime Population: Residents 1,927
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,578
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 3,174
Population in Familes 2,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,660
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $40,468
Average Household Income $54,040
Per Capita Income $24,132


Total Housing Units 1,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 993 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 421 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $288,105
Average Home Value $362,235


Total Households 1,414
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 901
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.24% 1.25%
Households 1.26% 1.31%
Families 1.32% 1.19%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Shady Cove, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shady Cove to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 125 67th
Population Density # 137 64th
Diversity Index # 298 21st
Median Household Income # 274 28th
Per Capita Income # 221 42nd

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