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Overview

Introduction to Roseburg, Oregon

Roseburg, Oregon, in Douglas county, is 59 miles S of Eugene, Oregon and 162 miles S of Portland, Oregon.

Roseburg History

Roseburg was named after Aaron Rose, who settled in the area in 1851. Originally, Roseburg was named Deer Creek because of its proximity to Deer Creek and the South Umpqua River. The first post office was established in 1852 as Deer Creek. The post office was renamed Roseburg in 1894.

Roseburg and nearby Attractions

  • Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History
  • Parrott Creek Park
  • Roseburg Municipal Golf Course
  • Eagles Park

Things To Do In Roseburg

Riverside Park, Laurelwood Park and Parrott Creek Park are all located in Roseburg. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Roseburg Municipal Golf Course. A stroll by Park Lake can also be enjoyable. Local celebrations include the Family Harvest Festival and the Douglas County Fair.

Roseburg Transportation

Rogue Valley International Airport-Medford is nearby.

Roseburg Higher Education

Umpqua Community College is located in Roseburg. Other nearby institutions of higher education that can be attended from the city include Rogue Community College, the University of Oregon and Southern Oregon University.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,201
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+8,546
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,082
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,902

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,825
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone39.1%
Median Gross Rent$813
Median House Value$170,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.6%
Irish13%
English11.6%
French Except Basque3.7%
Italian3.6%
Scottish3.2%
Dutch2.8%
Norwegian2.7%
Swedish2.7%
Danishn1.6%
Polish1.3%
Russian1.2%
Welsh0.9%
Canadian0.7%
Portuguese0.5%
Basque0.4%
African0.4%
Bulgarian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
German0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Czech0.2%
Arab0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Somali0.1%
Greek0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Roseburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Douglas County
Standard Zip Codes97470, 97471
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude43.25
Approximate Longitude-123.24

Roseburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROSEBURG KQEN
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp35 to 50 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp55 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip33.6 inches
StationWINCHESTER
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp34 to 47 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp54 to 82 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationIDLEYLD PARK 4 NE
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 46 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp50 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip63.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canyonville2,201$40,918
Myrtle Creek3,438$40,000
Oakland737$49,306
Riddle1,259$45,795
Sutherlin7,883$43,285
Winston5,364$36,023

Roseburg Public Libraries

Douglas County Library System
1409 NE DIAMOND LAKE BLVD
Roseburg, Oregon
(541) 440-4305

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Roseburg Hospitals

Va Medical Center - Roseburg
(Government - Federal)
913 Nw Garden Valley Blvd
Mercy Medical Center
(Non-profit)
2700 Stewart Parkway
Va Hospital
(Government - Federal)
1440 W Harvard Blvd

Roseburg Public Schools

Eastwood Elementary School
2550 Se Waldon Ave
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4181
Primary
Total Enrollment 439
Fir Grove Elementary School
1360 W Harvard Ave
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4085
Primary
Total Enrollment 315
Fullerton Iv Elementary School
2560 W Bradford Ave
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4081
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Green Elementary School
4498 Sw Carnes Rd
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4127
Primary
Total Enrollment 312
Hucrest Elementary School
1810 Nw Kline St
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4188
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
John C Fremont Middle School
850 W Keady Ct
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4055
Middle
Total Enrollment 687
Joseph Lane Middle School
2153 Ne Vine St
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4104
Middle
Total Enrollment 655
Lookingglass Elementary School
7421 Lookingglass Rd
ZIP: 97470
(541) 679-3006
Primary
Total Enrollment 141
Melrose Elementary School
2960 Melrose Rd
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4077
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
Phoenix School
3131 Ne Diamond Lake Blvd
ZIP: 97470
(541) 673-3036
High
Total Enrollment 166
Roseburg High School
400 Harvard Ave
ZIP: 97470
(541) 440-4142
High
Total Enrollment 1692
Sunnyslope Elementary School
2230 Sw Cannon Rd
ZIP: 97471
(541) 440-4192
Primary
Total Enrollment 286

Roseburg Private Schools

Cobb Street School
1281 Ne Walnut St
ZIP: 97470
Elementary
Total Enrollment 55
Grace Family Child Center
1138 Ne Lincoln St
ZIP: 97470
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Roseburg Junior Academy
1653 Nw Troost St
ZIP: 97471
Elementary
Total Enrollment 46
St Paul Lutheran School
750 W Keady Ct
ZIP: 97471
Elementary
Total Enrollment 38
Umpqua Valley Christian School
359 Roberts Creek Rd
ZIP: 97471
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 207
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