Madras is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 6,839 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Madras is the 74th largest community in Oregon.
When you are in Madras, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.12% of Madras’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 office and administrative support (10.62%), sales jobs (8.48%), and teaching (6.27%).
Madras is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Madras, just 12.38% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Madras in 2010 was $16,478, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,912 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 39.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Madras include Irish, German, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
Madras also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.09%.
The most common language spoken in Madras is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.