Canby, OR


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Living in Canby

Canby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 17,271 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Canby is the 35th largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Canby is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canby is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canby who work in office and administrative support (12.81%), management occupations (11.26%), and sales jobs (9.35%).

Also of interest is that Canby has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of people in Canby who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.39% of adults in Canby have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Canby in 2010 was $26,736, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,944 for a family of four. However, Canby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Canby is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Canby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canby residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Canby also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canby include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

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