Oregon State

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

It is located on the Pacific coast, with Washington to the north, California to the south, Nevada on the southeast and Idaho to the east.

The Columbia and Snake rivers delineate much of Oregon's northern and eastern boundaries, respectively.

The area was inhabited by many indigenous tribes before the arrival of traders, explorers, and settlers who formed an autonomous government in Oregon Country in 1843.

The Oregon Territory was created in 1848, and Oregon became the 33rd state on February 14, 1859.

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Wed Mar 29 21:03:43 +0000 2017 ORDiscovery

Lawmakers seek records to reveal federal immigration enforcement in Oregon – https://t.co/legF4UPhKO https://t.co/RUFG5mocSX

Wed Mar 29 21:03:40 +0000 2017 Mack_Papi

@PaulBiancardi UNC🐑 or Oregon🦆? #AskCoachB

Wed Mar 29 21:03:39 +0000 2017 DJVogtJr

@KimStrassel @WSJ had no idea Oregon was your home state. That's awesome! Beautiful state. Aside from its politics.

Wed Mar 29 21:03:38 +0000 2017 TrendsSingapore

'chronically' & 'oregon' are now trending in #Singapore https://t.co/PZntJmB1UQ https://t.co/1EFr7hXrJy

Wed Mar 29 21:03:38 +0000 2017 JHolmLHS

RT @christybrandt06: So PROUD of my sister @JenniferKubista who is the new Superintendent of Central School District in Oregon! https://t.c…

Wed Mar 29 21:03:33 +0000 2017 wpdragan

RT @CentrixInc: We ❤️ Portland | Oregon Dental Conference | Booth 853 | #2017ODC | @ORdentists https://t.co/2A69DWDjju

Wed Mar 29 21:03:21 +0000 2017 s_morgan16

RT @svcardssoftball: Bree Crown pitched a perfect game with 10 K's as @svcardssoftball (3-0) beat Oregon 20-0 in 5 innings.

Wed Mar 29 21:03:20 +0000 2017 GoDucksnet

Oregon wanted Mark Few, got Dana Altman; it worked out for both https://t.co/y3lPKoc953 via @usatoday Great story behind the scenes

Wed Mar 29 21:03:18 +0000 2017 Healthy_Pins

TIL the first NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament was Oregon v Ohio State in 1939. The first NCAA Football Playoff Championship was Ore…

Wed Mar 29 21:03:18 +0000 2017 Signatureforyou

2962 W Oregon ST https://t.co/cUt6oUlojO

Wed Mar 29 21:03:11 +0000 2017 briannaanm

im soooo pissed im in oregon in this ugly ass weather, while tere in florida laying on the beach all day 🙃 https://t.co/2zMQsXlxxh

Wed Mar 29 21:03:07 +0000 2017 oregon_girl3

RT @oppstn: POWERFUL! Auschwitz survivor Bernard Marks tells ICE director he's on the WRONG side of history https://t.co/az1kVWSkhX

Wed Mar 29 21:03:02 +0000 2017 Johnston_Malay

RT @_oliviabrous: That first sip of Oregon water after you've been out of Oregon for a while tastes like heaven

Wed Mar 29 21:03:02 +0000 2017 SymSerm

RT @SenJeffMerkley: Over 60K Oregon women rely on @PPFA for essential health care. I'll fight any attempt to threaten these vital services…

Wed Mar 29 21:03:00 +0000 2017 Pastor_B_Rad

@jlight53 Dude Oregon plays at UCLA again this year! I say we go again!!!!



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Oregon Info

Oregon Overview


As of 2012, Oregon has a total population of 3,823,607 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.68%.

The median home price Oregon is $215,620 with the median age of the buyer being 31. Homes in Oregon have appreciatied over the last by -9.90%.

Public schools in Oregon spend approximately $5,500 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 23.4.

Oregon has an unemployment rate of 10.70%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -4.93% with a projected future job growth of 19.44%.

Oregon has an average commute time of 24.3 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Oregon is a 4 in violent crime and a 5 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Oregon, 56.750% of people are Democrats, 40.400% are Republicans and 2.850% are registered Independent.

Oregon People


In 2012, the population of Oregon was 3,823,607. Oregon has a population density of 40 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Oregon

The median age in Oregon is 38.2, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.71% of the population of Oregon, while females make up 50.29% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Oregon is 2.5 people across 1,495,882. 57.91% of people are married in Oregon while 42.09% are single.

Local PopulationOregonUnited States
Population Density4087
Population Change11.68%9.00%
Median Age38.236.8
Household Size2.52.59
Male Population49.71%49.34%
Female Population50.29%50.66%
Married Population57.91%57.41%
Single Population42.09%42.59%

Oregon Economy

Households by IncomeOregonUnited States
Income Less than $15,00011.92%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00010.91%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00011.49%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00016.68%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00012.12%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00010.65%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0003.90%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0001.14%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.46%0.70%
Population by OccupationOregonUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations13.56%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations19.85%20.28%
Sales and Office26.11%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry1.67%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance9.19%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving14.55%14.39%
Local EconomyOregonUnited States
Unemployment Rate10.70%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-4.93%-4.06%
Future Job Growth19.44%21.68%
Sales Taxes0.00%6.80%
Income Taxes9.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$25,352$26,372
Household Income$49,294$51,660

Oregon Housing


As of 2012, Oregon consisted of 32.47% renters and 58.97% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -9.90% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Oregon HousingOregonUnited States
Median Home Cost$215,620$183,450
Median Home Age3133
Home Appreciation-9.90%-5.21%
Homes Owned58.97%60.14%
Housing Vacancy8.57%10.50%
Homes Rented32.47%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$11.09$11.20
Oregon Homes by ValueOregonUnited States
Less Than $20,0001.96%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9992.02%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9991.78%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9992.00%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9992.42%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99910.42%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99915.64%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99931.26%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,99915.03%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9997.51%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9996.51%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more1.49%2.07%
Oregon Homes by Year BuiltOregonUnited States
1939 or Earlier11.38%12.87%
1940 to 19496.13%6.21%
1950 to 19598.68%10.80%
1960 to 196910.61%12.04%
1970 to 197920.07%16.14%
1980 to 198910.63%14.11%
1990 to 19947.47%6.29%
1995 to 19988.78%6.33%
1999 to October 200516.25%15.21%

Oregon Religion


29.98% of the people in Oregon declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Oregon ReligionsOregonUnited States
Declared Religious29.98%48.34%
Other Christian6.18%5.20%

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