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 3,899,801 (2012 est) and ranks 26th in population of U.S. states. By age, 861,856 (22.1%) Oregonians are under 18 years of age, 2,456,875 (63%) are age 19 to 64, and 581,070 (14.9%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 50.5%, and males 49.5% of the total population.


Oregon Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under22.1  
65 and older14.9  
19 to 6463  
Female50.5  
Male49.5  

70,196 (1.8%) Oregonians are American Indian or Alaska Native, 155,992 (4.0%) are Asian, 77,996 (2.0%) are Black, 15,599 (0.4%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 3,443,524 (88.3%) are White, 136,493 (3.5%) are of mixed race.
 

Oregon Population By Race

RacePopulation
WhiteOregon White population 3,443,5243,443,524  
AsianOregon Asian population 155,992155,992
MixedOregon Mixed population 136,493136,493
BlackOregon Black population 77,99677,996
American IndianOregon American Indian population 70,19670,196
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderOregon Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 15,59915,599

77,996 (2.0%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

9.8% of Oregonians were born in a foreign country.

14.7% of Oregonians over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

89.2% of Oregonians over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 29.2% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Oregon Land:


Oregon has a land area of 95,988 square miles and is ranked 10th among U.S. states in total area. Oregon has a population density of 40 people per square mile.