Oregon, OH


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Living in Oregon

Oregon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 20,102 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oregon is the 84th largest community in Ohio.

Oregon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oregon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oregon who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (10.44%), and healthcare (8.58%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oregon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oregon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oregon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oregon may be for you.

The percentage of adults in Oregon who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.04% of the adults in Oregon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oregon in 2010 was $28,452, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,808 for a family of four. However, Oregon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oregon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oregon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oregon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oregon include Irish, Polish, Hungarian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Oregon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.