Corvallis, Oregon Population 2019

Corvallis is a city located in the state of Oregon. It is located in Benton County, where it is the county seat. The city has continuously attracted new residents because of its educational opportunities at Oregon State University, as well as employment opportunities.

Population Size and Density in Corvallis

The last officially recorded population of Corvallis was 54,462, according to the last U.S. Census taken in 2010. Current estimates show that the population has risen to 57,961 residents. The city has a total area of 14.3 square miles, and it has a population density of 3,854 people per square mile.

Corvallis Age and Gender Statistics

People between the ages of 45 and 64 make up the largest age group, accounting for 31.6% of the total population. Nearly one-quarter of residents are under 18, while 19.1% are at least 65 years old.

There are more females than males, with women making up 52.1% of Corvallis’ population.

Population Growth in Corvallis

The city has seen its population boosted significantly since the mid-20th century. Current estimates show that the population has grown by over 2% since the last census taken in 2010, indicating that growth is somewhat slowing from previous years.

Corvallis, Oregon's estimated population is 58,641 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Corvallis, Oregon is the 10th largest city in Oregon based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4116.68 people/mi² (1589.45 people/km²).

The overall median age is 27 years, 26 years for males, and 28.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 24,362 households in the city, with an average size of 2.26 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.3%, with a median rent of $973/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $291,300.

The median income for households in Corvallis, Oregon is $46,285, while the mean household income is $68,589.

Corvallis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Corvallis was:

  • White: 83.73%
  • Asian: 9.26%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
LatLng(44.5646, -123.2620)
Rank in State10th
StateOregon
CountyBenton County
Time ZonePacific Time Zone
Land Area (km²)36.89 (14.24 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.33 (0.13 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID4115800
Density (km²)1,589.45
Density (mi²)4,116.68
Area Code(s)541
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201858,6412280.39%
201758,4131,1932.08%
201657,2208791.56%
201556,3418191.48%
201455,5228111.48%
201354,711-427-0.77%
201255,1384110.75%
201154,7273270.60%
201054,4005,0780.98%
200049,3224,5650.98%
199044,7573,7970.89%
198040,9605,9041.57%
197035,05614,3875.43%
196020,6694,4622.46%
195016,2077,8156.80%
19408,3928071.02%
19307,5851,8332.80%
19205,7521,2002.37%
19104,5523,05211.74%
19001,500-27-0.18%
18901,5273993.07%
18801,1280.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201892,1015340.58%
201791,5671,8241.99%
201689,7431,4731.64%
201588,2701,0491.19%
201487,2211,0531.21%
201386,168-507-0.59%
201286,6754150.48%
201186,2606860.80%
201085,5740.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White47,074
Asian5,207
Two or More Races2,252
Black or African American639
Some Other Race599
American Indian and Alaska Native259
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander194

Corvallis Population Pyramid 2019

Corvallis Median Age

27


Total

26


Male

28.2


Female

Corvallis Adults

There are 48,378 adults, (6,459 of whom are seniors) in Corvallis.

Corvallis Age Dependency

34.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Corvallis Sex Ratio

Female

27,781

49.41%

Male

28,443

50.59%

Corvallis Households and Families

Corvallis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Corvallis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
All42.7%57.3%
Female39.1%60.9%
Male25.8%74.2%
Non Family24.4%75.6%

42.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3792.2642.7
Non Family11,7631.7224.4
Married8,3792.8870.7
Female1,4412.6539.1
Male7963.1425.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Corvallis Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4011.31%
9th to 12th Grade6962.28%
High School Graduate3,61611.85%
Some College5,40217.70%
Associates Degree2,0576.74%
Bachelors Degree9,53331.24%
Graduate Degree8,80928.87%

Corvallis Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,07924,53415,328
Asian2,4282,2841,810
Hispanic1,9521,565704
Multiple Races525505229
Black384384240
Other Race353291124
Native American13912851
Islander808022

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,915$41,326$30,984
Less Than High School$19,138$25,896$
High School Grad$21,739$22,138$21,444
Some College$25,583$26,070$25,240
Bachelors Degree$38,670$50,338$30,294
Graduate Degree$51,720$64,071$45,428

$35,915

Average Earnings

$41,326

Average Male

$30,984

Average Female

Corvallis Language

Corvallis Language by Age

Corvallis Language

82.98% of Corvallis residents speak only English, while 17.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 6.90% of the population.

Corvallis Poverty

Corvallis Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,8459,58324.05%
Asian4,6932,18246.49%
Hispanic3,8281,27933.41%
Multiple1,79361634.36%
Black62019631.61%
Other54213825.46%
Native24511245.71%
Islander1545938.31%

27.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.32%

Male Poverty Rate

25.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corvallis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corvallis is Asian, with 46.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corvallis is White, with 24.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.51%
High School20.41%
Some College17.54%
Bachelors or Greater9.12%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.81%
Male Unemployed43.14%
Male Employed21.48%
Female Employed18.93%

Corvallis Income

Corvallis Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,285$68,589
Families$78,017$98,350
Married Families$87,192-
Non Families$27,470$40,517

Corvallis Marital Status

Corvallis Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Corvallis Married by Age and Sex

Corvallis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Corvallis Marital Status by Race

Corvallis Veterans

2,505

Number of Veterans

2,215

Male Veterans

290

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam725
Second Gulf War402
First Gulf War377
Korea344
World War II188

Corvallis Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2455.51%
Black9317.95%
Hispanic722.25%
Asian601.33%
2 or More583.59%
Indian197.42%
Other173.26%
Hawaiian137.83%

Corvallis Veterans by Education

7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corvallis Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Corvallis Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.74%

Born in Oregon

87.11%

Native Born

12.89%

Foreign Born

9.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.11% of Corvallis residents were born in the United States, with 39.74% having been born in Oregon. 9.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.