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Cities and Towns

State of Oregon

Oregon, abbreviated "OR", is in the Pacific region of the U.S. Its capital is Salem. There were 3,939,233 people in Oregon as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on February 14, 1859.

Please explore the cities and towns of Oregon, below.

Top Oregon College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Portland 36 89,202
2 Salem 8 15,680
3 Eugene 6 34,398
4 Tigard 4 948
5 Bend 4 7,432
6 Medford 3 145
7 Klamath Falls 3 5,665
8 Beaverton 2 145
9 Newport 2 520
10 Roseburg 2 2,093
11 McMinnville 2 2,119
12 Grants Pass 2 5,145
13 Corvallis 2 28,942
14 Lake Oswego 1 20
15 Springfield 1 71
16 Hillsboro 1 93
17 Tualatin 1 102
18 Saint Benedict 1 152
19 Happy Valley 1 181
20 Clackamas 1 200

Largest Oregon Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Adair Village 828
Adams 370
Adrian 154
Albany 51,511
Amity 1,558
Antelope 12
Arlington 596
Ashland 20,556
Astoria 9,537
Athena 1,069
Aumsville 3,823
Aurora 1,192
Baker City 9,777
Bandon 3,070
Banks 1,580
Barlow 147
Bay City 1,466
Beaverton 93,919
Bend 81,780
Boardman 3,320

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

People

Total Population 3,939,233
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,751,088
Age of the Population 39.1

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.8%
Median Earnings25+ $32,470
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,273
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,514

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,964
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation 4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $907
Median House Value $237,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 11.6%
Irish 12%

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

Notable Places

Crater Lake (Park)
P.O. Box 7
Crater Lake, Oregon 97604
541-594-3100

John Day Fossil Beds (Monument/Memorial)
32651 Highway 19
Kimberly, Oregon 97848-9701
541-987-2333

Lewis and Clark (Historic Site)
92343 Fort Clatsop Rd
Astoria, Oregon 97103-9197
503-861-2471

Oregon Caves (Monument/Memorial)
19000 Caves Highway
Cave Junction, Oregon 97523
541-592-2100 ext 232

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