Woodburn, OR


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Woodburn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 25,173 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Woodburn is the 21st largest community in Oregon.

When you are in Woodburn, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.92% of Woodburn’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Woodburn is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodburn who work in farm management occupations (13.66%), office and administrative support (11.57%), and sales jobs (7.82%).

The percentage of people in Woodburn with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woodburn in 2010 was $17,340, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,360 for a family of four. However, Woodburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodburn is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Woodburn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 56.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodburn include Irish, English, Russian, and Norwegian.

In addition, Woodburn has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (31.28%).

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