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Eugene, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Eugene is the 2nd largest city in Oregon with a population of 172,955 as of July 1, 2019. Eugene 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 Eugene is located at latitude 44.0521 and longitude -123.0868 in Lane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eugene encompass a land area of 43.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 430 feet.

The City of Eugene (GNIS ID: 2410460) 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 Eugene is located within Eugene-Springfield Division of Lane County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eugene: Eugine City.

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Eugene, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Eugene, OR Housing Affordability Index is 78
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Eugene, OR Wealth Index is 80
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 172,955
Population in Households 165,894
Population in Familes 105,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,061
Population Density 3,917
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,787
Average Household Income $72,328
Per Capita Income $30,777
Wealth Index3 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 76,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,125 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 38,101 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,174 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $313,159
Housing Affordability Index2 78
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 73,226
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 36,820
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.07% 1.01%
Households 1.03% 0.99%
Families 0.84% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Eugene, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eugene to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 2 100th
Population Density # 48 88th
Diversity Index # 105 72nd
Median Household Income # 223 41st
Per Capita Income # 141 63rd

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