Canby, OR

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Living in Canby

Canby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 17,932 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Canby is the 35th largest community in Oregon.

Housing costs in Canby are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.

Unlike some cities, Canby isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Canby are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canby is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Canby who work in sales jobs (11.95%), office and administrative support (10.27%), and management occupations (10.19%).

Also of interest is that Canby has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of people in Canby who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.44% of adults in Canby have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Canby in 2018 was $31,980, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,920 for a family of four. However, Canby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Canby is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Canby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canby residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Canby also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canby include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and French.

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