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10 Amazing And Interesting Facts About Rogue River, Oregon, United States

Rogue River is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. Take a look below for 10 amazing and interesting facts about Rogue River, Oregon, United States.

1. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,131.

2. The settlement was known as “Woodville” for many years, but was changed to “Rogue River” about 1912.

3. The Woodville post office operated from 1876 until 1912, when the name was changed to Rogue River.

4. The city of Rogue River is in western Jackson County, on the north side of the Rogue River.

5. Interstate 5 passes through the south side of the city, running along the north bank of the river.

6. Access is from Exit 48 (Depot Street). I-5 leads west (northbound) 9 miles (14 km) to Grants Pass and southeast 20 miles (32 km) to Medford, the Jackson county seat.

7. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Rogue River has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.51 km2), all of it land.

8. As of the census of 2010, there were 2,131 people, 1,054 households, and 539 families living in the city. The population density was 2,196.9 inhabitants per square mile (848.2/km2). There were 1,160 housing units at an average density of 1,195.9 per square mile (461.7/km2).

9. The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 0.8% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.3% of the population.

10. There were 1,054 households, of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.9% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 27.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.78.

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