Introduction to Oregon, Ohio

Oregon, Ohio, in Lucas county, is 3 miles E of Toledo, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Toledo metropolitan area. Oregon contains a population of approximately 19,355.

Oregon History

Earlier, Oregon was a part of the Great Black Swamp. The area was named by Pierre M. Irving, one of the nephews of the author Washington Irving. In 1838, the first government of Oregon was formed. Port operations on the Maumee Bay began during 1955. In 1957 the residents of Oregon voted to become an incorporated city and in 1958 the city adopted their charter.

Oregon and nearby Attractions

  • Maumee Bay State Park
  • Pearson Metropark
  • Toledo Museum of Art
  • Fallen Timbers
  • Toledo Zoological Gardens
  • Fort Meigs

Things To Do In Oregon

The Sundance Drive-In is one of the most renowned attractions of Oregon. You can also visit the Pearson Park and the Maumee Bay State Park. You can reach the Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Zoo within a few minutes. Cedar Point amusement park and the Put-in-Bay are also nearby. Each year Oregon organizes the German-American Festival, the largest and oldest ethnic festival in the area.

Oregon Transportation

Toledo Express Airport is the nearest airport.

Oregon Higher Education

University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus, Owens Community College - Toledo Campus, Eastern Michigan University, Davenport University - Eastern Region, University of Findlay, and Wayne State University provide facilities for higher education.


Total Population 20,282
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 9,672
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.2%
Median Earnings25+ $39,725
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,172
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,341


Median Family Income $70,794
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%


People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $130,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 12.6%

Oregon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 3 miles E of Toledo, Ohio
County Lucas
Metro Area Toledo
Standard Zip Codes 43605, 43616, 43618
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.643
Longitude -83.486

Oregon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station MONROE
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Millbury 1,219 $66,071

Oregon Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(419) 690-8750
Emergency Service: Yes

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(419) 696-7200
Emergency Service: Yes

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Serves 1,225 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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