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Aumsville, Oregon
"Home of the Corn Festival"
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Marion
Incorporated August 3, 1911
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.92 km2)
 • Land 1.13 sq mi (2.92 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
366 ft (112 m)
 • Total 3,584
 • Estimate 
 • Density 3,705.67/sq mi (1,430.61/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
Area codes 503 and 971
FIPS code 41-03250
GNIS feature ID 1117091

Aumsville is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. The population was 3,584 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Aumsville is on the site of the pioneer farm of Henry L. Turner, who named the settlement for his son-in-law, Amos M. Davis, more familiarly known as "Aumus", who had died on December 23, 1863. Aumsville was incorporated on August 3, 1911.

On December 14, 2010, an EF2 tornado touched down in the center of Aumsville. The winds destroyed homes and caused substantial damage to businesses and City Hall.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 171
1930 153 −10.5%
1950 281
1960 300 6.8%
1970 590 96.7%
1980 1,432 142.7%
1990 1,650 15.2%
2000 3,003 82.0%
2010 3,584 19.3%
2019 (est.) 4,180 16.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,584 people, 1,182 households, and 937 families living in the city. The population density was 3,513.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,356.6/km2). There were 1,231 housing units at an average density of 1,206.9 per square mile (466.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 84.3% White, 0.5% African American, 2.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 6.7% from other races, and 5.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.4% of the population.

There were 1,182 households, of which 49.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 20.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the city was 30.4 years. 34.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 8.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

Annual cultural events

The Aumsville Corn Festival is held in August.

Parks and recreation

Aumsville is home to the Brian Haney Memorial Skate Park.

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