Tangent, Oregon

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Tangent, Oregon

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High Points

Tangent strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 10% Tangent Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Tangent Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Tangent People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Tangent Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Tangent, Oregon

Comparing Tangent to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 7 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 2 2

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Tangent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of Salem, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Linn
Standard Zip Codes 97389
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.541
Longitude -123.106

Tangent Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 50 to 77 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 67.7 inches
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Tangent Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 933 100%
Male 460 49.3%
Female 473 50.7%
Under 18 260 27.9%
18+ 673 72.1%
65+ 100 10.7%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.08
White 893 95.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.1%
Other 12 1.3%
Mixed Race 15 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 2.8%

Estimated Tangent Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 968
Growth 35
Growth % 3.8%

Tangent Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 25.2%
US/American 15.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
Irish 9.5%
English 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.6%
Norwegian 4.1%
French (except Basque) 4%
Swedish 3.4%
Dutch 2.3%
Scottish 2.3%
Danish 2%
Italian 1.5%
Welsh 1.2%
British 0.9%
Czech 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Polish 0.7%
European 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Belgian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Dutch West Indian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tangent 933 $50,450
Adair Village 536 $51,667
Albany 40,852 $46,094
Brownsville 1,449 $39,671
Corvallis 49,322 $53,208
Halsey 724 $46,477
Lebanon 12,950 $37,818
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Tangent Colleges

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