Dunes City, Oregon

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Dunes City, Oregon
City
Dunes City Hall.jpg
Motto: It's Simply Paradise!
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 43°52′59″N 124°6′54″W / 43.88306°N 124.11500°W / 43.88306; -124.11500Coordinates: 43°52′59″N 124°6′54″W / 43.88306°N 124.11500°W / 43.88306; -124.11500
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Incorporated 1963
Government
 • Mayor Rebecca Ruede
Area[1]
 • Total 3.47 sq mi (8.99 km2)
 • Land 2.70 sq mi (6.99 km2)
 • Water 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
Elevation 39 ft (11.9 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,303
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,315
 • Density 482.6/sq mi (186.3/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97493 (Westlake), and 97439 (Florence)
Area code(s) 458 and 541
FIPS code 41-21150[4]
GNIS feature ID 1639413[5]
Website www.dunescity.com

Dunes City is a city in Lane County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,303 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.47 square miles (8.99 km2), of which, 2.70 square miles (6.99 km2) is land and 0.77 square miles (1.99 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 976
1980 1,124 15.2%
1990 1,081 −3.8%
2000 1,241 14.8%
2010 1,303 5.0%
Est. 2015 1,339 [7] 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,303 people, 609 households, and 407 families residing in the city. The population density was 482.6 inhabitants per square mile (186.3/km2). There were 845 housing units at an average density of 313.0 per square mile (120.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 609 households of which 16.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.2% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.51.

The median age in the city was 59.4 years. 13.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.9% were from 25 to 44; 37% were from 45 to 64; and 35.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[4] there were 1,241 people, 558 households and 414 families residing in the city. The population density was 463.3 per square mile (178.8/km²). There were 705 housing units at an average density of 263.2 per square mile (101.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.02% White, 0.08% African American, 1.37% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.

There were 558 households, of which 18.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.55.

Age distribution was 16.8% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 16.1% from 25 to 44, 37.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median household income city was $39,100, and the median family income was $47,574. Males had a median income of $34,167 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,048, about 8.5% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Dunes City city, Oregon". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved October 31, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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