dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Oregon, Wisconsin

Oregon, Wisconsin, in Dane county, is 10 miles S of Madison, Wisconsin and 75 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Madison metropolitan area with. Oregon’s population is approximately 7,514.

Oregon History

Oregon was originally established as a village by Charles C. Waterman, William S. Bedford, A. S. Mygatt and John D. Tipple in 1843 as Rome Corner.

Oregon and nearby Attractions

  • Clark Park South Side
  • Henry Vilas Zoo
  • State Historical Museum
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Things To Do In Oregon

The Little A-Merrick-Amusement Park and the Marcus Theaters are accessible from Oregon. Local parks include the Clark Park South Side and Wildwood Park. The Olbrich Botanical Gardens & Tropical Conservatory is nearby as well.

Oregon Transportation

Dane County Regional is the nearest airport.

Oregon Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Madison Area Technical College and Rock Valley College.

People

Total Population 9,629
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 9.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,285
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.3%
Median Earnings25+ $41,517
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,633
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,231

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,867
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $797
Median House Value $216,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 17.3%

Oregon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles S of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dane
Metro Area Madison
Standard Zip Codes 53575
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.926
Longitude -89.384

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 ARBORETUM UNIV WIS
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station CHARMANY FARM
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station BRODHEAD
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brooklyn 1,439 $82,059
Fitchburg 26,050 $74,139
McFarland 8,009 $91,011
Monona 7,711 $78,264
Stoughton 12,886 $76,609

Oregon Public Libraries

Library
Oregon Public Library
256 BROOK ST.
Oregon, Wisconsin
(608) 835-3656
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs
  • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • M.Div: Homiletics
  • MA Christian Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

Programs
  • M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction - Science Education
  • About The University of Texas at Arlington

Programs
  • RN to BSN
  • About the University of Rhode Island

     

    The University of Rhode Island has grown from an agricultural school and agricultural experiment station to the community-committed university it is today—a place where ideas unleash potential and diversity incubates creativity.

Oregon High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

OREGON HI
456 N PERRY PKWY
608-835-4301
Serves 1,086 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

OAKHILL CORRECTIONAL INST
5212 HIGHWAY M
608-835-3101
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2

Study Online in Oregon
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Oregon Government Officials


Are you an official in the Oregon government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104