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Overview

Introduction to Canby, Oregon

Canby, Oregon, in Clackamas county, is 16 miles S of Beaverton, Oregon and 18 miles S of Portland, Oregon.

Canby History

Canby was named after Major Gen. Edward R.S. Canby. Rails were laid in 1870. Canby was incorporated in February of 1893. Ferry service was established by the local businessmen in 1914.

Canby and nearby Attractions

  • Bald Peak State Park
  • Molalla River State Park
  • Harlow House Museum
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • Willamette Mission State Park
  • McLoughlin House National Historic Site

Things To Do In Canby

The city of Canby provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. The area has numerous parks, including Champoeg State Park, Willamette Mission State Park, Maud Williamson State Park and Milo McIver State Park. The Portland Children's Museum, the Oregon History Center, the American Advertising Museum and the Rail Depot Museum are all popular local tourist spots.

Canby Transportation

Portland International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Canby Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from Clackamas Community College, Portland State University and Lewis and Clark College.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,218
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens14.7%
Employed Population 16+7,876
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,598
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,299
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,536

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,208
% Above Poverty Level88.7%
% Below Poverty Level11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone23.9%
Median Gross Rent$935
Median House Value$256,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31%
German21.4%
Irish11.8%
English10%
Norwegian5.5%
Italian4.3%
Scottish3.7%
Swedish2.8%
French Except Basque2.4%
Dutch2.3%
Polish1.2%
Russian1%
Welsh1%
Swiss0.9%
Portuguese0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Czech0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Arab0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Canby Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clackamas County
Standard Zip Codes97013
Phone Area Codes503
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.21
Approximate Longitude-122.66

Canby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationN WILLAMETTE EXP STN
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 80 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.6 inches
StationBEAVERTON 2 SSW
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.9 inches
StationPORTLAND KGW TV
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp37 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp48 to 63 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aurora1,289$77,941
Barlow171$48,438
Donald1,173$64,145
Hubbard3,268$62,167
Oregon City35,057$75,125
Wilsonville21,814$76,201

Canby Public Libraries

Canby Public Library
292 N HOLLY ST
Canby, Oregon
(503) 266-3394

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Canby Public Schools

Baker Prairie Middle School
1859 Se Township Rd
ZIP: 97013
(503) 263-7170
Middle
Total Enrollment 585
Canby High School
721 Sw 4th Ave
ZIP: 97013
(503) 263-7200
High
Total Enrollment 1452
Cecile Trost Elementary School
800 S Redwood
ZIP: 97013
(503) 263-7130
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Howard Eccles Elementary School
562 Nw 5th Ave
ZIP: 97013
(503) 263-7120
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Philander Lee Elementary School
1110 S Ivy
ZIP: 97013
(503) 263-7150
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
William Knight Elementary School
501 N Grant St
ZIP: 97013
(503) 263-7100
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
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