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 17,759 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Canby is the 35th largest community in Oregon.

Canby is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Canby is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canby who work in office and administrative support (11.77%), management occupations (11.05%), and sales jobs (10.81%).

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 population of Canby overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Canby, 24.65% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Canby in 2010 was $29,614, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,456 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 17.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canby include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.

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