Oregon is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 10,043 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oregon is the 92nd largest community in Wisconsin.
Oregon real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Oregon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Oregon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oregon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oregon is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oregon who work in office and administrative support (16.96%), management occupations (11.82%), and healthcare (8.44%).
Also of interest is that Oregon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Oregon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oregon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oregon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Oregon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Oregon, 40.04% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Oregon in 2010 was $36,499, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,996 for a family of four. However, Oregon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Oregon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oregon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oregon include Irish, Norwegian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Oregon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.