Gales Creek, OR 97117 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97117: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gales Creek, OR 97117

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.598, Longitude -123.268
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 236
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
    • Single Family Addresses: 230

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

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Gales Creek, OR 97117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 476
Daytime Population: Workers 127
Daytime Population: Residents 261
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 388
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 426
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $81,001
Average Household Income $100,690
Per Capita Income $35,749


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $380,263
Average Home Value $394,737


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 140
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 1.19% 1.31%
Households 1.02% 1.16%
Families 0.92% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Gales Creek, OR 97117 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97117 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 # 327 23rd
Population Density # 273 36th
Diversity Index # 227 47th
Median Household Income # 21 95th
Per Capita Income # 58 87th

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