Print this ArticlePrint this Article Email this ArticleEmail this Article
Text Size: A | A | A

Oregon population growth estimated at 1 percent

 Posted: 6:55 AM November 19, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland State University's Population Research Center estimates Oregon's population increased by more than 35,000 or about 1 percent in the past year.

The center says the state population as of July 1 was 3.9 million — 3,919,025, exactly.

The center says the increase is slightly higher than last year's, with natural population growth accounting for about two-thirds of the gain and one-third by migration.

Most of the population growth is in seven counties: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Marion, Deschutes, Lane and Jackson.


Reader Reaction
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.
COUPON OF THE WEEK