Oregon, OH

Oregon profile

Living in Oregon

Oregon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 20,055 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oregon is the 84th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oregon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oregon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oregon who work in office and administrative support (10.92%), sales jobs (8.81%), and healthcare (7.29%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Oregon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Oregon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Oregon citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.71% of adults 25 and older in Oregon have a college degree.

The per capita income in Oregon in 2018 was $32,271, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,084 for a family of four. However, Oregon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oregon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oregon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oregon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oregon include German, Irish, English, Hungarian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Oregon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.