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Population in 2012: 32,755 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.2%
Males: 16,649  (50.8%)
Females: 16,106  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  36.3 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97045.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,448 (it was $45,531 in 2000)
Oregon City:

$57,448
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,387

Oregon City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $240,609 (it was $161,900 in 2000)
Oregon City:

$240,609
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $290,752; Detached houses: $305,203; Townhouses or other attached units: $269,239; In 2-unit structures: $241,574; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,518; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $327,614; Mobile homes: $63,607

Median gross rent in 2012: $955.

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  • White alone - 27,558 (86.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,406 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,029 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 503 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 198 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 196 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.04%)

Races in Oregon City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oregon City: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.3%), English (10.1%), Irish (9.8%), United States (6.2%), Norwegian (4.3%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 8.14 square miles.

Population density: 4,024 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oregon City:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oregon City city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

1,729 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This city:  5.4%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Oregon City, Oregon as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oregon City to the number of sex offenders is 3,639 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,129 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,748 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, OR (12.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (810.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: West Linn, OR (1.6 miles ), Gladstone, OR (1.6 miles ), Jennings Lodge, OR (1.8 miles ), Northwest Clackamas, OR (1.9 miles) , Johnson City, OR (2.0 miles ), Oatfield, OR (2.1 miles ), Beaver Creek, OR (2.1 miles) , Clackamas, OR (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 232 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 1998: 287 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 1999: 465 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2000: 334 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2001: 311 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2002: 250 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2003: 259 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2004: 208 buildings, average cost: $238,900
  • 2005: 214 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2006: 267 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2007: 237 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2008: 95 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2009: 103 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2010: 109 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2011: 137 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2012: 293 buildings, average cost: $196,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.35 N, Longitude: 122.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +345 (+1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,981 (27.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 503

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Crime rates in Oregon City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0031000000001
per 100,000 0.00.011.33.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.1
Rapes 1017659761211109914
per 100,000 39.765.022.617.831.423.219.538.434.731.328.128.043.2
Robberies 251116928121726221815812
per 100,000 99.242.160.432.197.639.855.383.169.456.346.824.837.0
Assaults 16302724271018202818141719
per 100,000 63.5114.8101.985.594.133.258.663.988.456.343.752.858.6
Burglaries 19321314520015218612312011193119117117
per 100,000 766.1814.8547.0712.4529.9616.9400.4383.6350.3290.8371.4363.4360.7
Thefts 9171,1259471,0931,0511,024759838734679744630695
per 100,000 3640.04303.63572.53893.13663.83396.12470.92678.72316.72123.52321.71956.62142.4
Auto thefts 8412310214914711997905557665279
per 100,000 333.4470.5384.8530.7512.4394.7315.8287.7173.6178.3206.0161.5243.5
Arson 899366107101031
per 100,000 31.834.434.010.720.919.932.622.431.63.10.09.33.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 312.0368.5302.7307.9309.6257.6203.8234.3205.2179.6187.7163.2201.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oregon City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Oregon average:

1.57

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Oregon City, Oregon accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,839 (+43.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Oregon City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Oregon City center
On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 06:06:03, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 4.7 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 17.3 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Oregon City center
On 4/24/2003 at 19:26:30, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clackamas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Matt Lindland - Olympic wrestler, Drew Struzan - Illustrator, Kenneth Scott Latourette - Historian, Brad Tinsley - Basketball player, Earl C. Latourette - Judge, Edwin Markham - Poet, Lewis Hanke - Historian, Larry G. Dahl - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Meredith Brooks - musician, Bobby Preston - Actor.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Oregon City: Larry G. Dahl.


Hospitals/medical centers in Oregon City:

  • DSI WILLAMETTE VALLEY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1510 DIVISION ST STE 90)
  • PROVIDENCE WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1500 DIVISION STREET)
  • WILLAMETTE FALLS HOSPICE (Hospital, 1404 DIVISION STREET, SUITE 7)
  • AVAMERE REHABILITATION OF OREGON CITY (Nursing Home, 1400 DIVISION STREET)
  • GOLDEN AGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1506 DIVISION ST)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT OREGON CITY (Nursing Home, 1680 MOLALLA AVENUE)
  • OREGON CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 148 HOOD STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Oregon City, OR

Airports and heliports located in Oregon City:


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Amtrak station:

OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)

Local government website: www.ci.oregon-city.or.us

College/University in Oregon City:

  • Clackamas Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,205; Location: 19600 Molalla Ave; Public; Website: www.clackamas.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oregon City:

  • Lewis & Clark College (about 8 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,902)
  • Portland Community College (about 9 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 12,103)
  • Portland State University (about 13 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 16,722)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 16 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 4,091)
  • University of Portland (about 17 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,227)
  • George Fox University (about 19 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Clark College (about 21 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 6,136)

Biggest public high schools in Oregon City:

Private high schools in Oregon City:

  • NORTH CLACKAMAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 19575 SEBASTIAN WAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CROSSROADS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 724 MOLALLA AVE; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • KING'S ACADEMY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 1201 JQ ADAMS ST; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Oregon City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Oregon City:

  • ST JOHN THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 516 5TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MARY L HURST EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 181; Location: 817 12TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • YMCA CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 120; Location: 19600 S MOLALLA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 16000 S HENRICI RD; Grades: PK - 3)
See full list of schools located in Oregon City, map of school districts: OREGON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 062, CANBY SCHOOL DISTRICT 086

Library in Oregon City:

  • OREGON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $881,443; Location: 362 WARNER MILNE RD; 99,558 books; 13,227 audio materials; 12,732 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 208 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oregon City: Oregon City Pioneer Stadium (A), Maple Lane (B), South Fork Water Board Treatment Plant (C), Sportcraft Landing (D), Oregon City Transit Center (E), First Presbyterian Church Park and Ride (F), Tri - City Service District Biomass Facility (G), Clackamette Park Boat Ramp (H), Clackamas Community College Park and Ride (I), South Fork Water Board (J), Tri - City Service District (K), End of the Trail Interpretive Center (L), Ermatinger House (M), Barclay Community Theater (N), Oregon City Public Works (O), Oregon City Public Library (P), Oregon City Municipal Court (Q), Oregon City Town Hall (R), Clackamas County Circuit Court (S), Clackamas County Family Court (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Oregon City Shopping Center (1), Berry Hill Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oregon City include: Christ Apostolic Church (A), Crossroads Christian Center (B), First Church of God (C), First Presbyterian Church of Oregon City (D), Foursquare Gospel Church (E), Abernethy Center (F), Maranatha Baptist Church (G), Oregon City Assembly of God (H), Oregon City Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Masonic Cemetery (2), Canema Cemetery (3), Saint Pauls Cemetery (4), Mountain View Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Willamette Falls Hydroelectric Power Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Abernethy Creek (A), Singer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oregon City include: Chapman and Linn Park (1), Dement Park (2), Jon Storm Park (3), Oak Tree Park (4), Senior Citizen Park (5), Shenandoah Park (6), Water Board Park (7), Rivercrest Park (8), Jacobs Square (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of the Oregon Territory (211 Tumwater Drive), Clackamas County Historical Society - County Historical Museum (211 Tumwater Drive), Carnegie Center (Museums; 606 John Adams Street), Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1726 Washington Street), Stevens-Crawford Heritage House (Historical Places & Services; 603 6th Street), Fantasy Trail Wenzel Farm (Amusement & Theme Parks; 19754 South Ridge Road), E 'n E Specialty Tours (Tours & Charters; 14936 South Blue Vista Drive).

Hotels: Rivershore Hotel Oregon City (1900 Clackamette Drive), Extended-Stay Northwest (616 South McLoughlin Boulevard), Lewis Motel (18710 Highway 99E).

Courts: Oregon State - Courts- Court Administration- Jury Coordinator (Courthouse Rm RM), Oregon State - Courts- Court Administration- Indigent Defense (Courthouse Rm RM), Oregon State - Scheduling-Trials And Hearings- Night Court- Courts (Courthouse Rm RM), Oregon State - Scheduling-Trials and Hearings- File Room- Courts- Court Administra (Courthouse Rm RM), Oregon City City - Municipal Court (320 Warner Milne Road), Oregon State - Courts- Clackamas County- Courthouse- Court Administra (807 Main Street), Oregon State - Courts- Court Administration- Arbitration Room (200 Courthouse), Oregon State - Scheduling-Trials And Hearings- Circuit Court- Courts (Courthouse Rm RM).

 
Clackamas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 CO  PM2.5 NO2 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.5
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.319
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.94. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.94
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.05378
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.62
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oregon City and their reported violations in the past:

EXCALIBUR VILLAGE (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and JUL-21-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CEDARHURST IMPROVEMENT CLUB (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2001 and AUG-27-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and AUG-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2002)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and OCT-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and AUG-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2002)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 10 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
FOREST PARK MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HIGHLAND VIEW MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2003 and SEP-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-14-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2002 and SEP-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-14-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 70 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 35.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 30.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oregon City, OR

People in group quarters in Oregon City in 2010:

  • 398 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 157 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Oregon City in 2000:

  • 322 people in nursing homes
  • 266 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 235 people in state prisons
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Oregon City compared to Oregon state average:

Oregon City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Oregon City (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Oregon City Branch, Hilltop Branch, South Beaverton Road Albertsons. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Lewis & Clark Bank: at 1900 Mcloughlin Blvd Ste 67, branch established on 2006/12/15. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $120.5 mil, Deposits: $106.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Oregon City Hilltop at 1839 Molalla Avenue, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Oregon City Branch at 1841 Mollala Ave, branch established on 1960/12/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oregon City Branch at 1751 Molalla Avenue, branch established on 1977/06/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Oregon City Branch at 1301 Molalla Avenue, branch established on 1958/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • West Coast Bank: Oregon City Branch at 19550 Molalla Avenue, Suite 139, branch established on 2007/12/03. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Hilltop Branch at 1400 South Molalla Avenue, branch established on 1977/03/14. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Citizens Bank: Oregon City Branch at 19245 South Molalla Avenue, branch established on 2005/02/01. Info updated 2009/02/23: Bank assets: $448.2 mil, Deposits: $356.5 mil, headquarters in Corvallis, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oregon City travel time to work - commute


Oregon City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Oregon City city (based on Clackamas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.11%
Here27.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents23.2%12.3%9.4%7.2%4.4%
Congregations5.1%12.0%0.9%6.0%5.1%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaJewishOther
Adherents4.2%3.8%3.5%3.4%28.5%
Congregations5.6%6.0%7.7%0.4%51.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Clackamas County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Clackamas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 284
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$41,128$61,6922$2,498
Other Government Administration 15$83,504$66,80314$8,735
Judicial and Legal 2$6,307$37,8423$3,846
Police Protection - Officers 41$211,830$61,9990$0
Police - Other 5$16,010$38,4245$6,249
Firefighters 27$140,942$62,6410$0
Fire - Other 2$5,843$35,0580$0
Streets and Highways 18$89,726$59,8170$0
Sewerage 9$31,917$42,5560$0
Parks and Recreation 11$44,031$48,03446$16,046
Water Supply 12$49,251$49,2510$0
Electric Power 30$169,689$67,8762$1,891
Local Libraries 9$38,261$51,01515$20,087
Other and Unallocable 20$72,211$43,3270$0
Totals for Government 209$1,000,650$57,45487$59,352

Oregon City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,303,000 ($131.37)
    Sewerage: $2,796,000 ($85.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,369,000 ($41.80)
    Regular Highways: $858,000 ($26.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $405,000 ($12.36)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,421,000 ($134.97)
    Water Utilities: $3,674,000 ($112.17)
    Sewerage: $3,530,000 ($107.77)
    General - Other: $3,514,000 ($107.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,838,000 ($86.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,098,000 ($64.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,299,000 ($39.66)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000,000 ($30.53)
    General Public Buildings: $948,000 ($28.94)
    Libraries: $681,000 ($20.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $605,000 ($18.47)
    Financial Administration: $370,000 ($11.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $279,000 ($8.52)
    Parking Facilities: $234,000 ($7.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $92,000 ($2.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $76,000 ($2.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,185,000 ($36.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $198,000 ($6.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($1.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $38,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,528,000 ($229.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($3.27)

Oregon City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,454,000 ($135.98)
    All Other: $1,805,000 ($55.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $562,000 ($17.16)
    Parking Facilities: $192,000 ($5.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,277,000 ($38.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,127,000 ($34.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $717,000 ($21.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,651,000 ($141.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,389,000 ($42.41)
    General Local Government Support: $880,000 ($26.87)
    All Other: $411,000 ($12.55)
  • Tax - Property: $10,454,000 ($319.16)
    Other License: $4,510,000 ($137.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,944,000 ($89.88)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,219,000 ($37.22)

Oregon City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,345,000 ($1018.01)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,674,000 ($600.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,030,000 ($519.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,359,000 ($102.55)

Oregon City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,665,000 ($111.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,974,000 ($884.57)

9.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.54%
Oregon average:

8.89%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Multnomah County, OR  3.55% ($46,031 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.31% ($52,456)
from Marion County, OR  0.45% ($38,281)


9.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.00%
Oregon average:

7.91%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.07%
Oregon average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.89% ($39,732 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.47% ($44,373)
to Marion County, OR  0.55% ($44,424)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oregon City:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KBNP (1410 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KBNP RADIO, INC.)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oregon City:

  • K242AF (96.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K274AR (102.7 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRRC (104.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE REED INSTITUTE)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Oregon City:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KKEI-CA (Channel 56; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • KORK-CA (Channel 35; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Oregon City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 164 meters (538ft)
Total costs: $11,444,000
Total average daily traffic: 898,202
Total average daily truck traffic: 57,513

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oregon City, OR



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$225,30373$197,495522$208,61925$103,9064$541,62822$171,8825$121,508
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$240,5068$205,79168$213,4221$68,3500$05$172,2201$53,710
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$219,98516$173,536155$220,25810$97,3430$010$158,5855$47,026
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$214,03310$215,714107$236,5675$169,1601$407,3007$221,3742$134,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$357,45721$224,6492$103,7000$04$197,7800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0223.00 , 0224.00, 0225.00, 0226.01, 0226.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$225,12512$233,0570$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$332,1486$277,7620$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$210,4204$225,7480$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$325,2501$174,1400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$232,5001$223,8901$232,500

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0223.00 , 0224.00, 0225.00, 0226.01, 0226.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Oregon City, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William18775.7 years
John18173.6 years
Mary17279.6 years
Robert16470.7 years
James15971.0 years
Charles11575.6 years
Dorothy10077.8 years
Helen9279.7 years
George9076.5 years
Richard8968.9 years
Most common last names in Oregon City, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11571.0 years
Johnson9076.6 years
Miller5476.4 years
Brown4576.5 years
Jones3877.6 years
Williams3676.0 years
Wilson3375.9 years
Anderson3375.2 years
Moore3174.4 years
Morris3072.9 years
Businesses in Oregon City, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2McDonald's2
Albertsons1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Panda Express1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Starbucks4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
GNC2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2The Room Place1
Home Depot1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC2UPS3
Kmart1Vons1
Kroger2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Oregon City, OR

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Total of 192 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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