Jefferson County OR Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,452
Daytime Population: Workers 8,108
Daytime Population: Residents 13,512
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 22,554
Population in Familes 18,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 898
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $43,868
Average Household Income $54,383
Per Capita Income $20,148


Total Housing Units 10,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,616 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,828 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,034 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $193,913
Average Home Value $252,252


Total Households 8,444
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,059
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 1.06% 1.05%
Households 1.12% 1.11%
Families 0.98% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


Jefferson County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents 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 # 26 31st
Population Density # 22 42nd
Diversity Index # 3 94th
Median Household Income # 22 42nd
Per Capita Income # 35 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.