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 2021 is estimated to be 4.27 million, ranks 27th populous state, Its Area is 98,381 sq miles (254,806 sq km), ninth largest state in the United States. 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 and Hillsboro. 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.
Image Source: People gathering at Salem Art Fair & Festival’s event, Oregon
Oregon Population by Race & Groups
In terms of Oregon Population by Race & Groups, 80.8% are White Americans, 12% are Hispanic/Latino, 3.9% are Asians and 1.8% are Black/African Americans, 1.1% AIAN, 0.4% NHPI.
Total Asian population is 166,351, out of these 22,870 are Asian Indians, 38,852 are Chinese, Filipino are 18,488, Japanese are 13,604, Korean are 15,203, Vietnamese are 29,413, 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 or Latino are 509,507, out of these Mexicans are 425,950, Puerto Rican are 13,143, Cubans are 5,930.
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
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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