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.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Woodburn is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.11% of the Woodburn workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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 (13.36%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and sales jobs (9.66%).

The percentage of adults in Woodburn with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.13% of adults in Woodburn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woodburn in 2010 was $17,273, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,092 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 57.89% 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 Irish, English, Russian, and Norwegian.

In addition, Woodburn has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.18%).

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