Madras is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 7,051 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Madras is the 74th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Madras is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madras is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Madras who work in sales jobs (10.68%), food service (9.67%), and office and administrative support (7.57%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Madras rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.32% of adults 25 and older in Madras have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Madras in 2018 was $18,058, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,232 for a family of four.
Madras is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Madras home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Madras residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Madras also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Madras include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Madras is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.