97438 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 97438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fall Creek, OR 97438

Acceptable Alternative
Jasper, OR 97438

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.958, Longitude -122.703
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 81
  • Residential Addresses: 406
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 406

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Database updated: July 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Fall Creek, OR 97438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,555 (100%)
Population in Households 1,536 (98.8%)
Population in Families 1,232 (79.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 19 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 6
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $71,604
Average Household Income $91,797
% of Income for Mortgage4 25%
Per Capita Income $35,086
Wealth Index5 116


Total HU (Housing Units) 625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 465 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $419,231
Average Home Value $556,129
Housing Affordability Index3 110


Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 422
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.56% 1.29%
Households 1.54% 1.28%
Families 1.4% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
Owner Occupied HU   1.5%

Fall Creek, OR 97438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97438 to the other 422 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 253 40th
Population Density # 305 28th
Median Household Income # 99 77th
Housing Affordability Index # 250 59th
Per Capita Income # 127 70th
Diversity Index # 226 46th

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