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Oregon is a town in Dane County, in the Madison metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Oregon. For links to other places called Oregon, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oregon is 42.900N. The longitude is -89.429W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,053 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,148.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oregon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53508 ZIP code.
36% of Oregon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oregon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oregon was $28,218, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Oregon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oregon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $807. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,363.
Dane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oregon political report.
The average commute time for Oregon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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