Census and Ward Boundary
Every ten years, the Eugene City Council examines the population of City Council wards, based on the results from the U.S. Census. Data from the 2020 Census will be available in the fall, at which time the Council will address potential ward boundary adjustments to accommodate population changes over the last ten years. The purpose of this process is to ensure that each ward has approximately equal population.
- Final 2020 Census data indicates that adjustments to Eugene’s Council Ward boundaries will be necessary to ensure that each ward has approximately equal population. A summary of this data is available to download.
The Eugene City Council has directed staff to initiate community engagement on two ward boundary scenarios. Maps of these scenarios can be found in the “Maps & Data” tab below.
An interactive webmap is available for viewing the scenarios and other data related to the project.
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- Why must Eugene’s council ward boundaries be examined?
- Why do ward boundaries matter to me?
- What do the existing Council wards look like?
- Who makes the decision, and when?
- How can the community engage in the process?
- What are the policy guidelines?
- What will Council use to make its decisions?
- Does redistricting affect EWEB’s elected officials?
- What are the steps and timeline for analyzing ward boundaries?