Oregon City is a suburb of Portland . Oregon City is in Clackamas County. Situated at the confluence of the Clackamas and Willamette Rivers, Oregon City is a small metropolis 13 miles South of Portland that is home to a variety of historical and cultural attractions, several interpretive centers and museums that focus on the Pioneers of America, and plenty of recreational opportunities. Once the beating heart of the region’s lumber, flour, wool, and paper mill industries, Oregon City is famous for being the was the first State Capitol and the end of the Oregon Trail.
Living in Oregon City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oregon City there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oregon City and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oregon City are above average.
Unlike some cities, Oregon City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oregon City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oregon City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oregon City who work in office and administrative support (12.42%), sales jobs (10.73%), and management occupations (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Oregon City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Oregon City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Oregon City citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.26% of adults in Oregon City have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Oregon City in 2018 was $35,444, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,776 for a family of four. However, Oregon City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oregon City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oregon City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oregon City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oregon City include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Oregon City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.