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Oregon City, OR
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Oregon City profile

Living in Oregon City

Oregon City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 37,327 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Oregon City is the 16th largest community in Oregon.

Housing costs in Oregon City 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.

Also of interest is that Oregon City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Oregon City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.84% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The overall education level of Oregon City citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.21% of adults in Oregon City have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Oregon City in 2022 was $40,837, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,348 for a family of four. However, Oregon City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oregon City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oregon City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oregon City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oregon City include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.

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