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Overview

Introduction to Newberg, Oregon

Newberg, Oregon, in Yamhill county, is 15 miles SW of Beaverton, Oregon and 21 miles SW of Portland, Oregon.

Newberg History

Newberg was originally inhabited by Native Americans. Some believe that the city got was named after Sebastian Brutscher, the first postmaster of Newberg. It was incorporated as a city in 1889. The Newberg Graphic, which is the city’s newspaper, was established in the same year.

Newberg and nearby Attractions

  • American Advertising Museum
  • Portland Children's Museum
  • Willamette Stone State Heritage Site
  • Willamette Mission State Park
  • Maud Williamson State Park
  • Bald Peak State Park

Things To Do In Newberg

The city of Newberg offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The area has numerous parks such as the Champoeg State Park, the Molalla River State Park, the Willamette Mission State Park and the Maud Williamson State Park. While in Newberg, a visit to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Portland Art Museum and the Evergreen Aviation Museum may prove interesting to those interested in the area’s history.

Newberg Transportation

Portland International is the nearest major airport.

Newberg Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at George Fox University, Portland State University and Lewis and Clark College.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,898
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+11,144
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.1%
Median Earnings25+$35,777
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,343
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,855

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,363
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work9%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,027
Median House Value$251,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.6%
Irish14.6%
English12%
Italian4.2%
Norwegian4.2%
Scottish3.3%
French Except Basque2.8%
Swedish2.7%
Polish2.2%
Dutch2.1%
Welsh2.1%
Danishn1%
Russian0.8%
Belgian0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Greek0.5%
Croatian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
African0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
German0.1%
Arab0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
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Newberg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yamhill County
Standard Zip Codes97132
Phone Area Codes503,971
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.32
Approximate Longitude-122.98

Newberg 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
Distance10.9 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
Distance12.8 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
StationHILLSBORO
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp35 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dayton2,597$57,670
Donald1,276$65,625
Dundee3,205$77,015
Lafayette3,992$60,233
Sherwood19,107$106,058
St. Paul460$89,000

Newberg Public Libraries

Newberg Public Library
503 E HANCOCK ST
Newberg, Oregon
(503) 538-7323

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Newberg Hospitals

Providence Newberg Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1001 Providence Drive

Newberg Public Schools

Antonia Crater Elementary School
203 W Foothills Dr
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4650
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Chehalem Valley Middle School
403 W Foothills Dr
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4600
Middle
Total Enrollment 661
Edwards Elementary School
715 E 8th
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-5050
Primary
Total Enrollment 444
Ewing Young Elementary School
17600 Ne North Valley Rd
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4750
Primary
Total Enrollment 210
Joan Austin Elementary School
2200 N Center St
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4550
Primary
Total Enrollment 351
Mabel Rush Elementary School
1441 Deborah Rd
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4450
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Mountain View Middle School
2015 Emery Dr
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4500
Middle
Total Enrollment 529
Newberg Senior High School
2400 Douglas Rd
ZIP: 97132
(503) 554-4400
High
Total Enrollment 1577

Newberg Private Schools

Cs Lewis Academy
200 S College St
ZIP: 97132
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 177
Open Bible Christian School
1605 N College St
ZIP: 97132
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 91
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