Oregon PopulationOregon (U.S. state abbreviation is 'OR') is the state in the Pacific Northwest, West coast region in the United States, bordered by California and Nevada to the south, Idaho to the east, Washington to the north. Oregon population in 2023 is estimated to be 4.242 million, ranks 27th populous state, Its Area is 98,381 sq miles (254,806 sq km), ninth largest state in the United States. Oregon state records a slight increase of 2,846 people since from the last census of 2020. The Columbia River forms most of the northern region of border between Oregon and Washington and the Snake River forms over half of the eastern side of boundary with Idaho. Oregon was inhabited by many indigenous tribes before the exploration of europeans. Oregon capital city is Salem, and top other cities are Portland, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro, Bend, Beaverton. Portland is an example of outstanding urban planning with the City of Roses. Crater Lake of Oregon is the deepest lake in the United States, depth is 1,943 feet. Its state flag to have different designs on each side. Oregon Zip code starts with Nine.
Image Source: People gathering at Salem Art Fair & Festival event, Oregon
- Population by Race
- Top Cities of Oregon
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of Oregon
July 1, 2020
Oregon Population by Race
According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Oregon by race are, 84.89% are White Americans, 12.6% are Hispanic/Latino, 4.1% are Asians and 1.8% are Black/African Americans, 1.1% AIAN, 0.4% NHPI.
White population in Oregon are 3,416,776, percentage wise 84.89 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).
Black population in Oregon are 76,347, percentage wise 1.90 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Oregon, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Oregon are 166,351, percentage wise 4.13 percent are asians, out of these 22,870 are Asian Indians, 38,852 are Chinese, 18,488 are Filipinos, 13,604 are Japanese, 15,203 are Korean, 29,413 are Vietnamese and 27,921 are other Asian nationals. Bangladeshi are 658, Bhutanese are 437, Burmese are 1,568, Cambodians are 4,372, Hmong are 2,919, Indonesians are 1,042, Laotians are 4,817, Malaysians are 109, Mongolians are 149, Nepalese are 994, Pakistanis are 912, Sri Lankans are 309, Taiwanese are 2,937 and Thai people are 2,937.
Hispanic population in Oregon are 509,507. Percentage wise 12.66 percent are hispanics, out of these 425,950 are Mexican people, 13,143 are Puerto Ricans, 5,930 are Cubans, and 64,484 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander are 15,157, out of these Native Hawaiian are 3,783, Guamanian or Chamorro are 1,518, Samoan are 1,679,Other Pacific Islanders are 8,177. American Indian and Alaska Natives are 45,332, Chippewa tribals are 1,545, Navajo tribals are 648, Sioux tribals are 1,334 and Cherokee tribal group people are 3,620.
|Black or African American||76,347||1.90%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||45,332||1.126%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||3,620||0.090%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||1,545||0.038%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||648||0.016%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||1,334||0.033%|
|Other Asian Population||27,921|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||15,157||0.38%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||1,518||0.038%|
|Other Pacific Islander||8,177|
|Some other race||121,000|
|Hispanic or Latino||509,507||12.66%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||64,484|
Top Cities of Oregon
Oregon Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Oregon by age is 4,025,127, out of these 1,993,822 are male, 2,031,305 are female, The sex ratio of Oregon is 982. The Oregon population by age are, under 15 years is 716,868, 15 years and over is 3,308,259, 30 years and over is 2,520,224, 65 years and over is 655,089 and 85 years and over is 82,974. 49.53 percent are male, 50.47 percent are female, 17.81 percent are under 15 years old, 82.19 percent are 15 years and over, 62.61 percent are 30 years and over, 16.27 percent are 65 years and over, 2.06 percent are 85 years and over.
Languages spoken in OR
Of these 114,413 Asian language speakers, South Asian/Indian spoken languages are 1075 speak Bengali, 1063 Punjabi, 6589 Hindi, 785 Gujarati, 1135 Urdu, 4384 speak Marathi/Nepali, 2475 Telugu, 1951 Tamil, 1484 Malayalam/Kannada.
Mid Asia and East Asia languages are 29681 Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese, 1820 Hmong, 10263 Japanese, 9897 Korean, 24966 Vietnamese, 3269 Khmer, 4347 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai language, 10552 Phillipines Tagalog.
8789 speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages, 8056 Arabic, 1479 Hebrew, 4493 Parsian including Farsi and Dari.
6798 Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 1247 speak Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 2397 Swahili or other languages of Central,Eastern and Southern Africa.
European language speakers include 2247 Italian, 10592 speak French includes Cajun, 3062 Portuguese, 14473 German, 3024 Yiddish/Pennsylvania Dutch or other Western Germanic Languages, 942 Greek, 22030 Russian, 1273 Polish, 1542 Serbo-Croatian, 8362 Ukranian and 569 Armenian.
|Speak only English||3,214,945||84.75|
Oregon state High school and college level stats as per table below:
|Population 18 to 24 years||362,918||185,324||177,594|
|Less than high school graduate||50,270||29,273||20,997|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||108,863||60,618||48,245|
|Some college or associates degree||171,370||81,848||89,522|
|Bachelors degree or higher||32,415||13,585||18,830|
|Population 25 years and over||2,797,953||1,365,518||1,432,435|
|Less than 9th grade||106,711||54,363||52,348|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||166,982||89,272||77,710|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||655,921||329,815||326,106|
|Some college, no degree||723,165||344,096||379,069|
|Graduate or professional degree||341,435||166,985||174,450|
|High school graduate or higher||2,131,879||1,028,950||1,102,929|
|Bachelors degree or higher||772,546||375,345||397,201|
|Black or African||47,541||26,068||21,473|
|High school graduate or higher||41,792||23,313||18,479|
|Bachelors degree or higher||11,983||7,080||4,903|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||28,790||14,010||14,780|
|High school graduate or higher||23,721||11,307||12,414|
|Bachelors degree or higher||3,861||1,816||2,045|
|High school graduate or higher||99,398||44,905||54,493|
|Bachelors degree or higher||57,303||26,917||30,386|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||8,707||4,283||4,424|
|High school graduate or higher||7,572||3,826||3,746|
|Bachelors degree or higher||1,412||585||827|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||256,611||134,442||122,169|
|High school graduate or higher||161,989||82,224||79,765|
|Bachelors degree or higher||37,346||17,762||19,584|
Population of Oregon state as per disability stats as below:
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||580,941|
|Black or African American||11,080|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||8,923|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,672|
|Some other race||8,784|
|With a hearing difficulty||187,543|
|With a vision difficulty||98,805|
|With a cognitive difficulty||233,374|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||281,776|
|With a self-care difficulty||106,156|
|With an independent living difficulty||192,043|
Counties of Oregon
Oregon state is divided into 36 counties, Multnomah is the populous County with 811,880 inhabitants, followed by Washington County with 597,695, Clackamas County with 416,075, Lane County with 376,611 and Marion County with 346,868.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|Hood River County||23,476||23,428||-0.2||25||26|
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