Forest Grove, Oregon Population 2023

25,943

Forest Grove is a city located in Washington County Oregon. Forest Grove has a 2023 population of 25,943. Forest Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,162 in 2020.

The average household income in Forest Grove is $87,612 with a poverty rate of 10.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forest Grove is 35 years, 34.5 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Forest Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 77.18%
  • Two or more races: 9.67%
  • Other race: 9.04%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,432.10/sq mi
Growth Rate
-0.28% (-73)
Growth Since 2020
-0.84% (-219)
The current population of Forest Grove, Oregon is 25,943 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,162.

Forest Grove, Oregon Population 2023

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,88777.18%
Two or more races2,4919.67%
Other race2,3299.04%
Asian5131.99%
Black or African American3181.23%
Native American2080.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander210.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Forest Grove Population by Race

Forest Grove Population Pyramid 2023

Forest Grove Median Age

35

Total

34.5

Male

35.9

Female

Forest Grove Adults

There are 19,625 adults, (3,783 of whom are seniors) in Forest Grove.

Forest Grove Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest Grove Sex Ratio

Female13,39351.98%
Male12,37448.02%

Forest Grove Population by Age

Forest Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9992.7561.938.1
Married4,5273.6181.418.6
Non Family3,2591.383763
Female8593.1556.343.7
Male3543.355.644.4
showing: 5 rows

3.42

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forest Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forest Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forest Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 78.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.77%.

Forest Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,266

Average Earnings

$52,039

Average Male

$39,875

Average Female

Forest Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forest Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forest Grove Language

78.75% of Forest Grove residents speak only English, while 21.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.7% of the population.

Forest Grove Language

Forest Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,2631,73310.66%
Hispanic7,0236459.18%
Multiple2,45226010.6%
Other2,3291948.33%
Asian33710731.75%
Black2805017.86%
Native1752313.14%
showing: 7 rows

10.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.07%

Male Poverty Rate

12.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest Grove is Asian, with 31.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest Grove is Other, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Forest Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.98%
High School10.91%
Bachelors or Greater8.3%
Some College5.82%
showing: 4 rows

Forest Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.87%
Male Unemployed13.04%
Female Employed4.83%
Male Employed3.04%
showing: 4 rows

Forest Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forest Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forest Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forest Grove 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 35-44.

Forest Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forest Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,613

Number of Veterans

1,459

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

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Forest Grove Veterans by War

count

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Forest Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Forest Grove Veterans by Race

Forest Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Forest Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forest Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.95%

Born in Forest Grove

92.42%

Native Born

11.36%

Foreign Born

6.67%

Non Citizen

4.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.42% of Forest Grove residents were born in the United States, with 52.95% having been born in Oregon. 6.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forest Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2021 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
1880547-24,9652.61%
18906681212.02%
19001,1004325.11%
19101,7726724.88%
19201,9151430.78%
19301,859-56-0.3%
19402,4005412.59%
19504,3431,9436.11%
19605,6281,2852.63%
19708,2752,6473.93%
198011,4993,2243.34%
199013,5592,0601.66%
200017,7084,1492.71%
201021,083
201121,5975142.44%
201222,1115142.38%
201322,6255142.32%
201423,1395142.27%
201523,6535142.22%
201624,1675142.17%
201724,6815142.13%
201825,1955142.08%
201925,7095142.04%
202026,1624531.76%
202126,089-73-0.28%
202226,016-73-0.28%
202325,943-73-0.28%
202425,871-72-0.28%
202525,799-72-0.28%
202625,727-72-0.28%
202725,655-72-0.28%
202825,583-72-0.28%
202925,512-71-0.28%
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Forest Grove Population by Year