Talent is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. The population was 6,066 at the 2010 census. A. P. Tallent, an East Tennessee native who settled in Oregon in the 1870s, platted the city in the 1880s. He wanted to name it Wagner but was overruled by postal officials, who preferred Talent, dropping one of the l's. The post office opened at this location in 1883. Earlier names for the settlement were Eden District and Wagner Creek.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), all of it land. The city is south of Medford, about halfway between Phoenix, to the north, and Ashland, to the south, along Interstate 5 and Oregon Route 99. This is toward the southern end of the Rogue River Valley, near the Siskiyou Mountains and the border with California.
Percentage change from latest quarter vs same time period previous year
Data compiled using 3rd quarter 2019 data vs. same period from 2018
|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|1||Talent Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|1||Talent Middle School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
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