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Rufus, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Rufus had a population of 253 as of July 1, 2019. 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 45.6948 and longitude -120.7359 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rufus 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.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rufus, OR Housing Affordability Index is 167
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

Rufus, OR Wealth Index is 92
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 253 (100%)
Population in Households 253 (100.0%)
Population in Families 198 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 214
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,629
Average Household Income $73,438
Per Capita Income $31,511
Wealth Index4 92

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $151,786
Housing Affordability Index3 167
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.17% 0.0%
Households 0.28% 0.0%
Families 1.41% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Rufus, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rufus 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 # 308 19th
Population Density # 305 20th
Diversity Index # 164 58th
Median Household Income # 261 31st
Per Capita Income # 129 66th

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