Oregon City, Oregon Population 2020

37,839

Oregon City is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon. With a 2020 population of 37,839, it is the 16th largest city in Oregon and the 1035th largest city in the United States. Oregon City is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 18.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,859 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Oregon City has a population density of 3,831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oregon City is $85,473 with a poverty rate of 9.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,157 per month, and the median house value is $329,100. The median age in Oregon City is 37.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.1 males.

Oregon City Or Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oregon City Or was:

  • White: 89.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Other race: 2.63%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
The current population of Oregon City, Oregon is 37,839, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,129. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,859.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,24189.46%
Two or More Races1,4103.91%
Some Other Race9472.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native5071.41%
Asian4351.21%
Black or African American4201.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander800.22%

Oregon City Or Population Pyramid 2020

Oregon City Or Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

38.9


Female

Oregon City Or Adults

There are 27,550 adults, (5,333 of whom are seniors) in Oregon City Or.

Oregon City Or Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oregon City Or Sex Ratio

Female

18,757

52.04%

Male

17,283

47.96%

Oregon City Or Households and Families

Oregon City Or Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oregon City Or Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
Male68.8%31.3%
All66.4%33.6%
Female56.7%43.3%
Non Family50%50%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0892.6966.4
Married7,1363.2377
Non Family3,7851.450
Female1,6243.1756.7
Male5443.1368.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oregon City Or Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7082.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,4275.71%
High School Graduate6,64026.58%
Some College6,99027.98%
Associates Degree2,84811.40%
Bachelors Degree4,67018.69%
Graduate Degree1,7006.80%

Oregon City Or Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,04820,5895,918
Hispanic1,261799157
Multiple Races711664112
Other Race50032275
Asian404351139
Native American291220
Black24620311
Islander3827

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,378$50,545$37,444
Less Than High School$24,971$28,578$21,210
High School Grad$36,817$42,278$29,438
Some College$42,542$54,167$34,411
Bachelors Degree$56,802$72,237$50,772
Graduate Degree$58,551$70,313$53,487

$43,378

Average Earnings

$50,545

Average Male

$37,444

Average Female

Oregon City Or Language

Oregon City Or Language by Age

Oregon City Or Language

92.23% of Oregon City Or residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Oregon City Or Poverty

Oregon City Or Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,8772,7539.21%
Hispanic2,39140817.06%
Other87119422.27%
Multiple1,39915511.08%
Black3656618.08%
Native490295.92%
Asian43581.84%
Islander7234.17%

9.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.93%

Male Poverty Rate

10.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oregon City Or

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oregon City Or is Other, with 22.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oregon City Or is Asian, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.36%
High School11.39%
Some College8.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.91%
Male Unemployed16.89%
Female Employed5.52%
Male Employed4.52%

Oregon City Or Income

Oregon City Or Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,856$85,473
Families$83,260$95,140
Married Families$91,239-
Non Families$41,910$53,998

Oregon City Or Marital Status

Oregon City Or Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oregon City Or Married by Age and Sex

Oregon City Or Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oregon City Or Marital Status by Race

Oregon City Or Veterans

2,438

Number of Veterans

2,231

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam887
First Gulf War613
Second Gulf War354
Korea195
World War II55
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2869.20%
2 or More698.00%
Indian4612.78%
Hispanic422.66%
Other263.77%
Asian112.66%

$Oregon City Or Veterans by Education

2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oregon City Or Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oregon City Or 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

61.70%

Born in Oregon

94.92%

Native Born

5.08%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.92% of Oregon City Or residents were born in the United States, with 61.70% having been born in Oregon. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,8393550.95%
201937,4843550.96%
201837,1297472.05%
201736,3823550.99%
201636,0275231.47%
201535,5044411.26%
201435,0636101.77%
201334,4531,0273.07%
201233,4263591.09%
201133,0673631.11%
201032,7046,9502.42%
200025,75411,0565.77%
199014,698250.02%
198014,6735,4974.81%
19709,1761,1801.39%
19607,9963140.40%
19507,6821,5582.29%
19406,1243630.61%
19305,761750.13%
19205,6861,3992.86%
19104,2877932.07%
19003,4944321.33%
18903,0621,7999.26%
18801,2630.00%