Rentals in Oregon

Oregon is home to 1,676,476 housing units, with the average household size of rented homes being 2.36 persons. Renters account for 564,463, or 37.5% of the occupied homes in Oregon, and home owners account for 62.50%. The average rent for an apartment in Oregon in the last 12 months has been $586. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $528, $556, and $636 respectively.

The capitol of Oregon is Salem and the population of Oregon is 3,831,074. The most populated cities in Oregon are Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, and Hillsboro.


Weather and Climate

Oregon, located in the Western United States and bordering the Pacific Ocean, experiences marine, semiarid, and highland climates. Summer temperatures are pleasant with 80 degrees for the high and 57 for the low on average. Average winter temperatures average at a high of 45 degrees and 36 for the low, with an annual average snowfall of 3 inches. Oregon also experiences an average of 27.4 inches in annual rainfall.

Population Demographics

49.5% of Oregon’s population is male and 50.5% female. 38.5 years is the median age in Oregon, with men averaging at 37.3 years and women 39.5. Oregon is home to 1,676,476 households, with each earning $46,560 in annual income on average. 11% of Oregon’s population is in poverty, and 17.1% of its population does not have any health care coverage or insurance.

Sports Universities and Education

Oregon is home to two major league sports teams, the Portland Timbers for MLS and the Portland Trail Blazers for the NBA. Oregon State University, University of Oregon, and Portland State University are just three of Oregon’s colleges and universities. Oregon has 29.5% of its population enrolled in either college or university. 18.3% of Oregon’s residents have a bachelor's degree.

Industry and Employment

The top industries in Oregon include lumber and wood products, tourism, food processing, paper products, machinery, and scientific instruments. There are 1,701,473 employed Oregon residents who drive on average 22.30 minutes to work each day. 8.1% of Oregon's population is unemployed.

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