Woodburn, OR

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Living in Woodburn

Woodburn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 26,078 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Woodburn is the 21st largest community in Oregon.

Woodburn is a blue-collar town, with 42.60% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (12.04%), office and administrative support (11.14%), and sales jobs (10.52%).

The percentage of adults in Woodburn with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.45% of adults in Woodburn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woodburn in 2010 was $18,839, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,356 for a family of four. However, Woodburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodburn is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Woodburn, accounting for 56.28% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Woodburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodburn include German, Irish, Russian, English, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodburn's cultural character, accounting for 27.42% of the city’s population.

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