The City of Rufus had a population of 245 as of July 1, 2018. Rufus ranks in the lower 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 Rufus is located at latitude 45.689 and longitude -120.7467 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rufus (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 210 feet.
The City of Rufus (GNIS ID: 2411013) 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 Rufus is located within Wasco Division of Sherman County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rufus: Grants Gravel Pit.
|Population in Households||245|
|Population in Familes||192|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$42,249|
|Average Household Income||$58,442|
|Per Capita Income||$24,567|
|Total Housing Units||139 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||69 (49.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44 (31.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||26 (18.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$139,706|
|Average Home Value||$204,104|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.14%|
The table below compares Rufus 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.
|Total Population||# 309||19th|
|Population Density||# 307||19th|
|Diversity Index||# 156||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 275||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 249||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.