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People

Total Population 3,715
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,647
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 44.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,813
% Above Poverty Level 78.3%
% Below Poverty Level 21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.1%
Median Gross Rent $570
Median House Value $109,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 16.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oregon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Ogle
Metro Area Rockford
Standard Zip Codes 61061
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.014
Longitude -89.332

Oregon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station FREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adeline 83 $61,250
Ashton 958 $61,406
Byron 3,672 $65,227

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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300 JEFFERSON STREET
Oregon, Illinois
(815) 732-2724
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Student/teacher ratio: 21.2

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