Newberg, OR


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Newberg is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 22,780 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Newberg is the 22nd largest community 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newberg who work in office and administrative support (12.80%), management occupations (10.89%), and food service (8.88%).

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.

In addition, Newberg is a college town. There are a lot of students in Newberg attending college, and as a result Newberg provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

In terms of college education, Newberg is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.34% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Newberg in 2010 was $23,512, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,048 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 14.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newberg include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.

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