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Overview

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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,137
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+9,373
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.3%
Median Earnings25+$37,576
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,521
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,197

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,188
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$620
Median House Value$130,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish12.8%
English7.9%
Hungarian7.7%
Polish7.7%
French Except Basque6.5%
Italian5.8%
Dutch2.3%
Scottish1.8%
Arab1.4%
Lebanese1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Canadian0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Greek0.4%
African0.4%
Bulgarian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
German0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Oregon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lucas County
Standard Zip Codes43616, 43605
Phone Area Codes419, 567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.66
Approximate Longitude-83.41

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)

StationTOLEDO BLADE
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp68 to 87 F
Oct Temp48 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationTOLEDO EXPRESS AP
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches
StationMONROE
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Millbury1,229$66,979
Northwood5,337$73,531
Rossford6,514$73,071
Sylvania18,882$94,526
Toledo280,854$45,201
Walbridge3,072$52,386

Oregon Hospitals

Mercy St Charles Hospital
(Non-profit)
2600 Navarre Avenue
(419) 696-7200
Bay Park Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
2801 Bay Park Drive
(419) 690-7700

Oregon Public Schools

Clay High School
5665 Seaman St
ZIP: 43616
(419) 693-0665
High
Total Enrollment 1208
Coy Elementary School
3604 Pickle Rd
ZIP: 43616
(419) 693-0624
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
Eagle Learning Center
5721 Seaman St
ZIP: 43616
(419) 720-2003
High
Total Enrollment 87
Eisenhower Intermediate School
331 North Curtice Road
ZIP: 43616
(419) 836-8498
Middle
Total Enrollment 559
Fassett Junior High School
3025 Starr Ave
ZIP: 43616
(419) 693-0455
Middle
Total Enrollment 600
Pegasus Academy
6118 Cedar Point Rd
ZIP: 43616
(877) 644-6338
Starr Elementary School
3230 Starr Ave
ZIP: 43616
(419) 693-0589
Primary
Total Enrollment 487

Oregon Private Schools

Kateri Catholic Schools
3225 Pickle Rd
ZIP: 43616
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 505
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