Statewide Claims to Fame

Forest Grove is 13th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Forest Grove is 14th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Income below poverty line

Forest Grove is 19th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in People per household

Forest Grove, Oregon Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Current population (2012) 21,961 23rd 3,899,353 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.7 44th 95,988.0 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,674.9 34th 39.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 49th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.6% 31st 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.3% 60th 14.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.4% 81st 88.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.1% 55th 29.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Race - White 78.8% 76th 88.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.8% 42nd 2.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 54th 1.8% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.6% 32nd 4.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 28th 0.4% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.9% 37th 3.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 23.1% 13th 12.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.2% 78th 77.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Female residents 52.0% 23rd 50.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.2% 34th 9.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Housing units 7,845 30th 1,684,193 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.9% 21st 23.3% 25.9%
Households 7,149 30th 1,509,554 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.7% 53rd 63.1% 66.1%
Home median value $233,600 47th $252,600 $186,200
People per household 2.8 19th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Income per capita $21,118 64th $26,561 $27,915
Income per household $49,034 43rd $49,850 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.0% 14th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Forest Grove Rank Oregon US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,082 49th 348,154 27,092,908
Retail sales $116,579 61st $50,370,919 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,654 63rd $13,494 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,319 46th $7,555,764 $613,795,732

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