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Oregon City is a city in Clackamas County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Oregon City is 45.357N. The longitude is -122.605W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,407.


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Median household income
Local
$45,531
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oregon City demographic reports
Oregon City is on the Willamette River
Former and merged names include:
· Willamette Falls
· Willamette
The Hudson's Bay Company built three log cabins here in 1828-1829. The city served as capital of the Oregon Territory
Public transportation: TriMet (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Susan Ruttan, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, McLoughlin House National Historic Site
Colleges and universities: Clackamas Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oregon City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clackamas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97045 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Oregon City residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oregon City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oregon City was $19,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Oregon City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Oregon City include Canemah Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oregon City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $621.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,227.


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Libraries in Oregon City include Oregon City Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Oregon City include Oregon City News

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Politics

Clackamas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oregon City political report.

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The average commute time for Oregon City workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Oregon City include Rivershore Hotel.

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