Living in Lake Oswego, OR

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lake Oswego SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
7

Lake Oswego, OR Crime Report

550
Total Crimes
1,390.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.86%
Below National Average

Lake Oswego, OR Cost Of Living

152
Lake Oswego's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average

Lake Oswego, Oregon Info Snack

Lake Oswego /swio/ is a city in the State of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County with small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties. Located about 8 miles (13 km) south of Portland and surrounding the 405-acre (1.64 km2) Oswego Lake, the town was founded in 1847 and incorporated as Oswego in 1910. The city was the hub of Oregon's brief iron industry in the late 19th century and is today an affluent suburb of Portland. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 36,619, a 3.8% increase over the 2000 population of 35,278.
Population
38,705
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
4.5%
Median Home
$603,800
Median Income
$100,461
Median Rent
$1,527

Lake Oswego, OR Photos

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Map Of Lake Oswego, OR

Population over time in Lake Oswego

Year Population % Change
2017 38,705 1.3%
2016 38,212 0.4%
2015 38,065 1.2%
2014 37,628 0.9%
2013 37,310 0.7%
2012 37,037 0.6%
2011 36,813 0.3%
2010 36,704 0.3%
2009 36,586 -
Crime/100k Lake Oswego OR USA
Violent Crime 50.6 285.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 10.1 60.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 12.6 175.6 246.8
Property Crime 1339.8 2894.0 2199.5
Burglary 290.7 389.1 376.0
Larceny 978.3 2109.9 1594.6
Car Theft 70.8 395.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lake Oswego

White
82.8% (32,062)
African American
0.7% (265)
American Indian
0.6% (237)
Asian
7.0% (2,709)
Hawaiian
0.2% (87)
Other
0.1% (38)
Two Or More
3.4% (1,311)
Hispanic
5.2% (1,996)
Race Lake Oswego OR USA
White 82.8% 76.0% 61.1%
African American 0.7% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 7.0% 4.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.2% 12.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Lake Oswego, Oregon

Less than $10,000
3.1% (120,630)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (56,325)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.3% (206,761)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.5% (213,567)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.6% (295,239)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.2% (509,276)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (524,531)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (556,683)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.4% (478,531)
$200,000 or more
23.5% (908,952)
Income Lake Oswego OR USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 6.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.3% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.5% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.6% 13.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.2% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 13.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 14.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.4% 5.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 23.5% 5.7% 7.0%

Gender in Lake Oswego

Female
52.0% (20,131)
Male
48.0% (18,574)
Gender Lake Oswego OR USA
Female 52.0% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lake Oswego for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-1.0% (-387)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (387)
High School / GED
8.0% (3,096)
Some College
16.0% (6,192)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,935)
Bachelor's Degree
41.0% (15,869)
Master's Degree
19.0% (7,353)
Professional Degree
8.0% (3,096)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,161)
Education Lake Oswego OR USA
< 9th Grade -1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 23.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 41.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 8.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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