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Overview

Introduction to Milwaukie, Oregon

Milwaukie, Oregon, in Clackamas county, is 5 miles S of Portland, Oregon.

Milwaukie History

It is believed that the city was named after Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1848. In 1850, the Milwaukie post office was established. The city was incorporated in 1903.

Milwaukie and nearby Attractions

  • Barn Museum
  • Portland Children's Museum
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
  • Champoeg State Park
  • Milo McIver State Park
  • McLoughlin House National Historic Site

Things To Do In Milwaukie

The city of Milwaukie is home to a number of recreation parks, including the Rooster Rock State Park, the Molalla River State Park, the Tryon Creek State Natural Area and the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site. The Harlow House Museum, Portland Art Museum, the American Advertising Museum and the Rail Depot Museum all offer insight into the area’s history. Opportunities for fishing and boating are available at Crystal Lake and Kellogg Lake.

Milwaukie Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available at Portland International Airport.

Milwaukie Higher Education

Portland State University, Lewis and Clark College and Clackamas Community College are the local centers of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,643
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+10,420
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married41.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.1%
Median Earnings25+$34,302
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,132
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,976

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,685
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation6%

Housing

People Living Alone32.2%
Median Gross Rent$972
Median House Value$245,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.2%
German19.6%
Irish13.1%
English10.1%
Norwegian5.2%
Italian4.5%
Scottish3.4%
French Except Basque3.1%
Polish2.7%
Swedish2.4%
Russian2.2%
Dutch2.1%
Canadian1.5%
Danishn1.2%
Swiss1.2%
Welsh0.9%
Greek0.9%
Portuguese0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Arab0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Czech0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
African0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
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Milwaukie Almanac

CategoryValue
County Multnomah County, Clackamas County
Standard Zip Codes97222, 97267
P.O. Box Zip Codes97269
Phone Area Codes971, 503
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.44
Approximate Longitude-122.61

Milwaukie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPORTLAND KGW TV
Distance5.3 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
StationBEAVERTON 2 SSW
Distance8.7 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 INTL AP
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp45 to 63 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gladstone11,850$66,464
Happy Valley17,474$114,965
Johnson City547$40,833
Lake Oswego38,065$132,096
Portland620,589$75,394
West Linn26,242$105,450

Milwaukie Public Libraries

Ledding Library
10660 SE 21ST AVE
Milwaukie, Oregon
(503) 786-7580

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Milwaukie Hospitals

Providence Milwaukie Hospital
(Non-profit)
10150 Se 32nd Avenue

Milwaukie Public Schools

Ardenwald Elementary School
8950 Se 36th St
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5320
Primary
Total Enrollment 471
El Puente
11250 Se 27th Ave
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5480
Primary
Total Enrollment 201
Lewelling Elementary School
5325 Se Logus Rd
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5440
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
Linwood Elementary School
11909 Se Linwood Ave
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5460
Primary
Total Enrollment 342
Milwaukie Academy Of The Arts
11300 Se 23rd Ave
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5834
High
Total Enrollment 327
Milwaukie Elementary School
11250 Se 27th Ave
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5480
Primary
Total Enrollment 154
Milwaukie High School
11300 Se 23rd Ave
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5830
High
Total Enrollment 1076
Oak Grove Elementary
2150 Se Torbank Rd
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5520
Primary
Total Enrollment 404
Rowe Middle School
3606 Se Lake Rd
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5725
Middle
Total Enrollment 897
Sojourner School
11909 Se Linwood Ave
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5460
Primary
Total Enrollment 171
Whitcomb Elementary School
7400 Se Thompson Rd
ZIP: 97222
(503) 353-5660
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
Alder Creek Middle School
13801 Se Webster Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5700
Middle
Total Enrollment 999
Bilquist Elementary School
15708 Se Webster Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5340
Primary
Total Enrollment 454
Candy Lane Elementary School
5901 Se Hull St
ZIP: 97267
(503) 785-8150
Primary
Total Enrollment 309
Concord Elementary School
3811 Se Concord Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5400
Jennings Lodge Elementary School
18521 Se River Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 785-8035
Primary
Total Enrollment 238
New Urban High School
1901 Se Oak Grove Blvd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5925
High
Total Enrollment 132
Putnam High School
4950 Se Roethe Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5860
High
Total Enrollment 1148
Riverside Elementary School
16303 Se River Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5560
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
View Acres Elementary School
4828 Se View Acres Rd
ZIP: 97267
(503) 353-5640
Primary
Total Enrollment 422

Milwaukie Private Schools

Christ The King Catholic School
7414 Se Michael Dr
ZIP: 97222
Elementary
Total Enrollment 231
La Salle Catholic College Preparatory
11999 Se Fuller Rd
ZIP: 97222
Secondary
Total Enrollment 634
Portland Waldorf School
2300 Se Harrison St
ZIP: 97222
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 303
St John The Baptist Catholic School
10956 Se 25th Ave
ZIP: 97222
Elementary
Total Enrollment 188
Learning Tree Day School Of Oak Grove
15228 Se Mcloughlin Blvd
ZIP: 97267
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
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