Oregon, Missouri

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Oregon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Top 3% trophy Oregon Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Oregon, Missouri

Comparing Oregon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Age of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 4
People Living Alone 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 3

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Oregon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Holt
Standard Zip Codes 64473
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.986
Longitude -95.144

Oregon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OREGON
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Oregon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 935 100%
Male 438 46.8%
Female 497 53.2%
Under 18 247 26.4%
18+ 688 73.6%
65+ 207 22.1%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.08
White 920 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Oregon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 901
Growth -34
Growth % -3.6%

Oregon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.6%
US/American 29.5%
English 11.2%
Irish 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Swiss 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Swedish 1.4%
British 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Australian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oregon 935 $41,932
Amazonia 277 $42,813
Fillmore 211 $28,750
Forest City 338 $32,500
Graham 191 $40,250
Maitland 342 $39,500
Mound City 1,193 $33,472

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Oregon High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 195 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

Oregon Colleges

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