Saint Helens, OR 97051 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97051: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Helens, OR 97051

Not Acceptable, USPS
St Helens, OR 97051

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.872, Longitude -122.873
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 526
  • PO Box Addresses: 965
  • Residential Addresses: 6,077
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 162
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,915

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Saint Helens, OR 97051 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,454
Daytime Population: Workers 5,409
Daytime Population: Residents 8,816
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 16,190
Population in Familes 13,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density2 347
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $55,484
Average Household Income $66,130
Per Capita Income $25,095


Total Housing Units 6,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,906 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,226 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 388 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $212,668
Average Home Value $255,709


Total Households 6,132
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 4,162
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 0.24% 0.41%
Households 0.18% 0.32%
Families 0.03% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Saint Helens, OR 97051 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97051 to the other 425 ZIP Codes 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 # 96 78th
Population Density # 94 78th
Diversity Index # 188 56th
Median Household Income # 134 69th
Per Capita Income # 235 45th

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