Woodburn, OR

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Living in Woodburn

Woodburn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 26,273 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Woodburn is the 21st largest community in Oregon.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Woodburn is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.56% of the Woodburn workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Woodburn is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodburn who work in office and administrative support (10.82%), sales jobs (9.94%), and farm management occupations (9.06%).

The citizens of Woodburn are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.90% of adults in Woodburn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Woodburn in 2018 was $20,720, which is low income relative to Oregon, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,880 for a family of four. However, Woodburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woodburn is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Woodburn, accounting for 56.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Woodburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Woodburn include German, English, Irish, Russian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Woodburn's cultural character, accounting for 26.23% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Woodburn is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Russian.