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Carlton, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Carlton had a population of 2,372 as of July 1, 2017. Carlton 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 Carlton is located at latitude 45.2945 and longitude -123.1753 in Yamhill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carlton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yamhill County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Carlton (GNIS ID: 2409986) 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 Carlton is located within Carlton Division of Yamhill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carlton 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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Carlton, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,372
Daytime Population: Workers 411
Daytime Population: Residents 1,211
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,622
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,372
Population in Familes 2,051
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,696
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $61,272
Average Household Income $68,965
Per Capita Income $24,251


Total Housing Units 905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $249,275
Average Home Value $309,428


Total Households 825
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 640
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 2.33% 1.78%
Households 2.25% 1.73%
Families 2.34% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Carlton, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlton 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 # 140 63rd
Population Density # 87 77th
Diversity Index # 213 43rd
Median Household Income # 72 81st
Per Capita Income # 219 42nd

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