Oregon Trivia:


Capital : Salem
State Tree : Douglas Fir
State Flower : Oregon Grape
State Insect : Oregon Swallowtail Butterfly
State Bird : Western Meadowlark

Oregon People:


Oregon has a total population of 3,700,758 (2006 est) and ranks 27th in population of U.S. states. By age, 856,259 (23.1%) Oregonians are under 18 years of age, 2,366,319 (64%) are age 19 to 64, and 478,180 (12.9%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 50.3%, and males 49.7% of the total population.


Oregon Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under23.1  
65 and older12.9  
19 to 6464  
Female50.3  
Male49.7  

51,209 (1.4%) Oregonians are American Indian or Alaska Native, 133,740 (3.6%) are Asian, 68,610 (1.9%) are Black, 10,277 (0.3%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 3,348,473 (90.5%) are White, 88,449 (2.4%) are of mixed race.
 

Oregon Population By Race

RacePopulation
WhiteOregon White population 3,348,4733,348,473  
AsianOregon Asian population 133,740133,740
MixedOregon Mixed population 88,44988,449
BlackOregon Black population 68,61068,610
American IndianOregon American Indian population 51,20951,209
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderOregon Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 10,27710,277

379,038 (10.2%) declare Hispanic or Latino origin.

8.5% of Oregonians were born in a foreign country.

12.1% of Oregonians over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

85.1% of Oregonians over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 25.1% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Oregon had 45,678 births and 30,313 deaths in 2004.

Oregon Land:


Oregon has a land area of 95,997 square miles and is ranked 10th among U.S. states in total area. Oregon has a population density of 36 people per square mile. Oregon had 17,080,422 acres in farm use in 2002, or about 28% of the total area.