GovernmentBack to top
Governor:Kate Brown (D)
Treasurer:Tobias Read (D)
Senators:Jeff Merkley (D)
Ron Wyden (D)
Entered Union:February 14, 1859
U.S. Representatives:5
AreaBack to top
Total Area254,799 km2 / 98,378 mi2
Land Area248,608 km2 / 95,988 mi2
Water Area6,191 km2 / 2,390 mi2
Water Area Percentage2.43 %
Time Zone Back to top
Standard TimeGMT -8
Daylight-Saving TimeGMT -7
WeatherBack to top
Record High Temperature119°F / 49°C , Pendleton (August 10, 1898)
Record Low Temperature-54°F / -48°C , Seneca (February 10, 1933)
GDPBack to top
Total Gross Domestic Product (USD Billions)$215,331 (2015)
Per Capita Real GDP (USD)$49,482 (2015)
PopulationBack to top
Population4,028,977 (2015)
Under 19 Population959,817 / 23.823% (2015)
65 and older Population659,778 / 16.376% (2015)
Male Population1,992,162 / 49.446% (2015)
Female Population2,036,815 / 50.554% (2015)
Non-English Speaker (at home) 225,703 (2013)
Net International Immigration 22,321 (2015)
Birth Rate (per 1,000)45,556 per 1,000 (2014)
Percent of People Under Poverty Level (%)16.4% (2014)
Major CitiesBack to top
CityPopulation (2015)
Portland632,309
Salem164,549
Eugene163,460
EmploymentBack to top
Employment 1,844,400 (2016)
Average Weekly Wage (USD)$844 (2016)
Unemployment Rate (%)5.5% (2016)
ExpendituresBack to top
Per Capita State Spending (USD)$8,157 (2014)
Energy Expenditures per Person (USD)$8,157 (2014)
Expenditures of State and Local Government Employee-Retirement Systems (USD Thousands)$5,022 (2015)
RevenueBack to top
Per Capita Personal Income (USD)$43,783 (2015)
State Internal Revenue Collection (USD Thousands)$31,219 (2015)
Cash and Security Holdings by State Government (USD Thousands)$83,640 (2014)
Per Capita State Tax Collection (USD)$2,465 (2014)
EducationBack to top
High School Graduation Rate (%)89.5% (2014)
Percent of Population with a Bachelor's Degree (%)30.1% (2014)
Percent of Population with an Advanced Degree (%)11.2% (2014)
LogisticsBack to top
Public Road Length (Miles)71,228 Miles (2015)
Gas Tax Rate (%)31.12% (2016)
Number of Public Airports 95 (2015)
Main AirportsBack to top
CodeNameCity
EUGMahlon Sweet FieldEugene
MFRRogue Valley International - MedfordMedford
OTHSouthwest Oregon RegionalNorth Bend
PDXPortland InternationalPortland
RDMRoberts FieldRedmond
PortsBack to top
Astoria
Coos Bay
Hillboro
Newport
Portland

Sources:
Air Nav (2009)
American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) (2009)
Bureau of Business and Economic Research (2009)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009)
Bureau of Transportation (2008)
Education Portal (2010)
Federal Aviation Administration (2009)
Internal Revenue Service (2009)
National Association of State Budget Officers (2008)
National Climatic Data Center (2009)
National Governors Association (2011)
Tax Foundation (2008)
U.S. Census Bureau (2000, 2007, 2008, 2009)
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (2009)
U.S. Energy Information Administration (2008)
U.S. House of Representatives (2011)
United States Senate (2011)