Central Point, OR 97502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Central Point, OR 97502

Acceptable Alternative
Medford, OR 97502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.402, Longitude -122.915
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,005
  • PO Box Addresses: 793
  • Residential Addresses: 11,242
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 519
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,723

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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Central Point, OR 97502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Central Point, OR 97502 Housing Affordability Index is 91
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

Central Point, OR 97502 Wealth Index is 87
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 29,656 (100%)
Population in Households 29,537 (99.6%)
Population in Families 24,326 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 119 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 362
Diversity Index2 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,522
Average Household Income $74,619
Per Capita Income $28,543
Wealth Index4 87

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,707 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,635 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $307,294
Housing Affordability Index3 91
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,342
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 8,106
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 0.88% 0.98%
Households 0.87% 0.98%
Families 0.74% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Central Point, OR 97502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97502 to the other 430 ZIP Codes 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 # 58 87th
Population Density # 100 77th
Diversity Index # 137 68th
Median Household Income # 185 57th
Per Capita Income # 230 47th

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