Oregon City, a town in Oregon, has a population of just over 35,000. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 39, skew younger than most cities in Oregon. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 69% of residents own their homes. At $1,159 a month, the average rent is slightly above the state average.
With an average commute time of about 32 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Oregon City residents have found that it takes some patience getting to work. Many residents (42%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit is not widely used. Not many residents commute to work on foot.
Many Oregon City residents work in one of three industries: retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 20% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. Oregon City workers earn an average annual income of just over $80K, more than the average Oregon resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Oregon City has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (8%). Furthermore, 11% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.