Riddle, OR Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,014. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,023 (+0.9% change)
Males: 497 (49.0%), Females: 517 (51.0%)

Douglas County

Zip code: 97469

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $28,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,700 (year 2000)

Races in Riddle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • American Indian (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)

Ancestries: German (14.9%), Irish (12.2%), English (11.4%), United States (10.0%), Italian (3.6%), French (3.1%).

Elevation: 705 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Riddle

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riddle city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -89 (-8.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Riddle:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 19 miles; ROSEBURG, OR)
  • THREE RIVERS COMM HOSP AND HEALTH CTR (about 34 miles; GRANTS PASS, OR)
  • PROVIDENCE MEDFORD MEDICAL CENTER (about 57 miles; MEDFORD, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riddle:

  • ROGUE VALLEY INTERNATIONAL – MEDFORD (about 53 miles; MEDFORD, OR; ID: MFR)
  • NORTH BEND MUNI (about 69 miles; NORTH BEND, OR; ID: OTH)
  • MAHLON SWEET FIELD (about 81 miles; EUGENE, OR; ID: EUG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riddle:

  • MYRTLE CREEK MUNICIPAL (about 5 miles; MYRTLE CREEK, OR; ID: 16S)
  • GEORGE FELT (about 19 miles; ROSEBURG, OR; ID: 5S1)
  • ROSEBURG REGIONAL (about 20 miles; ROSEBURG, OR; ID: RBG)
Amtrak station near Riddle:

  • 18 miles: ROSEBURG (835 SE STEPHENS ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riddle:

  • ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; GRANTS PASS, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; EUGENE, OR; FT enrollment: 5,853)
  • SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; ASHLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 4,424)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (about 78 miles; EUGENE, OR; FT enrollment: 16,239)
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 112 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; FT enrollment: 15,404)
  • OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 113 miles; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 118 miles; ALBANY, OR; FT enrollment: 3,057)

Schools

Public high school in Riddle:

  • RIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 127 MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Riddle:

  • RIDDLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: FIFTH & PARK STS; Grades: KG – 06)