About This Place
Central Point is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. The population was 17,165 as of July 1, 2009 The city shares its southern border with Medford and is a part of the Medford metropolitan area. Central Point is home of the Jackson County Fair that occurs in late July.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,493 people, 4,613 households, and 3,450 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,073.6 people per square mile (1,571.2/km²). There were 4,760 housing units at an average density of 1,552.1 per square mile (598.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.00% White, 0.25% African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.22% of the population.