Madras is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 7,051 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Madras is the 74th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Madras is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madras is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Madras who work in sales jobs (12.47%), office and administrative support (9.38%), and maintenance occupations (8.19%).
The education level of Madras citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.50% of adults 25 and older in Madras have a college degree.
The per capita income in Madras in 2018 was $19,921, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,684 for a family of four. However, Madras contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Madras is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Madras home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Madras residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Madras also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Madras include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Madras is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.