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 37,129 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Oregon City is the 17th 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.

Unlike some cities, Oregon City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oregon City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oregon City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oregon City who work in office and administrative support (14.07%), sales jobs (11.26%), and management occupations (10.98%).

The population of Oregon City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Oregon City, 24.75% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Oregon City in 2010 was $30,667, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,668 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Oregon City include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.

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