Oregon City, Oregon Population 2022

37,984
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Oregon City is a city located in Clackamas County Oregon. Oregon City has a 2020 population of 37,984. It is also the county seat of Clackamas County. Oregon City is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 16.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,716 in 2010.

The average household income in Oregon City is $89,376 with a poverty rate of 5.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,314 per month, and the median house value is $382,100. The median age in Oregon City is 37.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Oregon City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oregon Citywas:

  • White: 91.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Oregon City, Oregon is 37,984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,984.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,716.

Oregon City, Oregon Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,98491.71%
Black or African American2540.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native4021.08%
Asian3711.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.02%
Some Other Race3851.04%
Two or More Races1,6544.46%
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Oregon City Population by Race

Oregon City Population Pyramid 2022

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Oregon City Median Age

36.9


Total

35.7


Male

38.6


Female

Oregon City Adults

There are 28,535 adults, (5,220 of whom are seniors) in Oregon City.

Oregon City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oregon City Sex Ratio

Female

18,736

50.56%

Male

18,321

49.44%

Oregon City Population by Age

Oregon City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oregon City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
Male66.7%33.3%
All65.8%34.2%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family42.5%57.5%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oregon City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4042.765.8
Married7,2333.3782
Male5103.1966.7
Female1,3712.9453.4
Non Family4,2901.4342.5

3.16

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Oregon City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5602.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,2314.85%
High School Graduate6,30024.81%
Some College6,93127.29%
Associates Degree2,94211.58%
Bachelors Degree5,53421.79%
Graduate Degree1,8977.47%
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Oregon City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oregon City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian359346145
Other Race22320178
White22,64921,3306,850
Black18114647
2+ Races907852204
Hispanic1,099791148
Islander77
Native American238177

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.39%.

Oregon City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,645$55,244$40,500
Less Than 9th Grade$35,398$29,844$36,331
High School Graduate$37,593$42,835$31,298
Some College$48,589$57,761$38,237
Bachelors Degree$54,677$66,250$48,397
Graduate Degree$67,096$81,645$56,574

$48,645

Average Earnings

$55,244

Average Male

$40,500

Average Female

Oregon City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oregon City Language by Age

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Oregon City Language

91.63% of Oregon City residents speak only English, while 8.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.75% of the population.

Oregon City Language

Oregon City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2133415.96%
Native346277.80%
Hispanic1,7781206.75%
White31,8071,8255.74%
Asian37110.27%
Other50NaN%
Multiple1,617160.99%

5.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

7.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oregon City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oregon City is Black, with 15.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oregon City is Multiple, with 0.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.83%.

Oregon City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.89%
High School9.93%
Some College4.84%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%

Oregon City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.65%
Male Unemployed7.10%
Female Employed3.10%
Female Unemployed10.14%

Oregon City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oregon City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,039$94,957
Families$92,888$106,670
Married Families$103,408-
Non Families$47,152$64,476
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Income by Household Type

Oregon City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Oregon City Married by Age and Sex

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Oregon City 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.

Oregon City Marital Status by Race

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Oregon City Marital Status

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2,328

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War512
First Gulf War595
Vietnam812
Korea115
World War II36

Oregon City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34155
35 to 54744
55 to 64523
65 to 74530
75+376

Oregon City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1498.24%
Black2510.20%
Native American5621.71%
Other Race144.00%
2+ Races846.89%
Hispanic594.63%

Oregon City Veterans by Race

Oregon City Veterans by Education

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3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oregon City Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oregon City Employment by Age

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Oregon City Employment by Race

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Oregon City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.25%

Born in Oregon City

95.11%

Native Born

4.89%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

3.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.11% of Oregon City residents were born in the United States, with 61.25% having been born in Oregon. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oregon City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18801,2630.00%
18903,0621,7999.26%
19003,4944321.33%
19104,2877932.07%
19205,6861,3992.86%
19305,761750.13%
19406,1243630.61%
19507,6821,5582.29%
19607,9963140.40%
19709,1761,1801.39%
198014,6735,4974.81%
199014,698250.02%
200025,75411,0565.77%
201032,7166,9622.42%
201133,0813651.12%
201233,4683871.17%
201334,4951,0273.07%
201435,1046091.77%
201535,5414371.24%
201636,0655241.47%
201736,4033380.94%
201837,1247211.98%
201937,3392150.58%
202037,5542150.58%
202137,7692150.57%
202237,9842150.57%

Oregon City Population by Year