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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 3,982,267 people in Oregon as per 2017 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 (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Portland3481,717
2Salem814,976
3Medford4238
4Tigard4362
5Bend46,965
6Eugene433,456
7Klamath Falls36,704
8Springfield2206
9Happy Valley2233
10Newport2437
11McMinnville21,939
12Roseburg22,239
13Grants Pass24,938
14Corvallis230,419
15Cannon Beach17
16Hillsboro176
17Tualatin182
18Beaverton186
19Saint Benedict1190
20Tillamook1261

Largest Oregon Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Adair Village933
Adams353
Adrian233
Albany51,919
Amity1,593
Antelope55
Arlington571
Ashland21,002
Astoria9,595
Athena1,134
Aumsville3,899
Aurora1,289
Baker City9,757
Bandon3,078
Banks1,688
Barlow171
Bay City1,495
Beaverton94,865
Bend84,416
Boardman3,347

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

Demographics

People

Total Population3,982,267
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+1,792,129
Age of the Population39.1

Families

% of people married49.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.4%
Median Earnings25+$33,686
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,970
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,139

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,479
% Above Poverty Level84.3%
% Below Poverty Level15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone27.8%
Median Gross Rent$941
Median House Value$247,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29%
Irish11.7%
English11.3%
Norwegian3.8%
Italian3.8%
French Except Basque3.2%
Scottish3.1%
Swedish2.8%
Dutch2.2%
Polish1.8%
Russian1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Danishn1%
Canadian0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
African0.5%
Arab0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Australian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Somali0.1%
US/American0.1%
Basque0.1%
German0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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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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