Monday, December 19, 2011

Oregon's Demographics

According to the 2010 census, Oregon has a population of 3,831,074, which is a 12% increase since 2000.  One of the highest population increases in the United States during that time period.  A majority of that population lives in the Portland metropolitan area, or is concentrated on the western side of the state.  The U.S. census Bureau expects the population to grow to almost 5 million by 2030.

The largest denominational religion is the Roman Catholic Church with 348,239 members followed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with 104,312.  69% of Oregonians identify themselves as being Christian.

This article was provided by Coldwell Banker Valley Brokers, offering Corvallis Oregon homes for sale.