Newberg is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 23,886 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Newberg is the 22nd largest community in Oregon.
Housing costs in Newberg are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newberg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newberg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newberg who work in management occupations (10.97%), office and administrative support (10.74%), and sales jobs (9.83%).
Also of interest is that Newberg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Newberg, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Newberg provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
In terms of college education, Newberg is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.18% of adults in Newberg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Newberg in 2018 was $26,126, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,504 for a family of four. However, Newberg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newberg is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newberg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newberg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Newberg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newberg include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Newberg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.