Corvallis, OR

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2022 Population
60,050
1.08% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
26.9
1.47% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
26.4%
3.09% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,610
5.65% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$436,000
12.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
29,720
0.392% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Corvallis, OR had a population of 60.1k people with a median age of 26.9 and a median household income of $61,610. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Corvallis, OR grew from 59,407 to 60,050, a 1.08% increase and its median household income grew from $58,315 to $61,610, a 5.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Corvallis, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.76%), White (Hispanic) (3.68%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.28%).

None of the households in Corvallis, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91% of the residents in Corvallis, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Corvallis, OR are Oregon State University (8,157 degrees awarded in 2022) and Phagans Beauty College (40 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Corvallis, OR was $436,000, and the homeownership rate was 41%.

Most people in Corvallis, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Corvallis, OR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Corvallis, OR is home to a population of 60.1k people, from which 91% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.8% of Corvallis, OR residents were born outside of the country (7.68k people).

In 2022, there were 7.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.7k people) in Corvallis, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.85k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91%
2022 Citizenship
90.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91% of Corvallis, OR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Corvallis, OR was 90.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Corvallis, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.7k ± 646
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.85k ± 425
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.86k ± 352
8.69%
Hispanic Population
5.22k people

In 2022, there were 7.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.7k people) in Corvallis, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.85k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.69% of the people in Corvallis, OR are hispanic (5.22k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    143,534 ± 9,142 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,912 ± 3,706 people
  3. China
    22,028 ± 3,634 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 143,534 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,912 and China with 22,028.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.68k people
12.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.59k people

As of 2022, 12.8% of Corvallis, OR residents (7.68k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Corvallis, OR was 12.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    732 ± 185
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    585 ± 150
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    262 ± 99

Corvallis, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Corvallis, OR employs 29.7k people. The largest industries in Corvallis, OR are Educational Services (8,297 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,424 people), and Retail Trade (2,910 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,263), Public Administration ($67,930), and Construction ($64,656).

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,064. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.7k
2022 Value
± 1,380
0.392%
1 Year growth
± 6.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Corvallis, OR grew at a rate of 0.392%, from 29.6k employees to 29.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Corvallis, OR, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (4,168 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,791 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,698 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Corvallis, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.7k
2022 Value
± 1,380
0.392%
1 Year growth
± 6.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Corvallis, OR grew at a rate of 0.392%, from 29.6k employees to 29.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Corvallis, OR, are Educational Services (8,297 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,424 people), and Retail Trade (2,910 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Corvallis, OR, though some of these residents may live in Corvallis, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,645
Median earning men ± $2,129
$27,288
Median earning women ± $3,335

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($67,209), Construction ($66,875), and Manufacturing ($55,760).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,320), Construction ($62,757), and Manufacturing ($55,806).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.87%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.97M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 2.87% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oregon went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.75%).

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Corvallis, OR awarded 8,197 degrees. The student population of Corvallis, OR in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 17,328 male students and 17,022 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Corvallis, OR are White (5,040 and 68.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (786 and 10.6%), Asian (638 and 8.62%), and Two or More Races (548 and 7.4%).

The largest universities in Corvallis, OR by number of degrees awarded are Oregon State University (8,157 and 99.5%) and Phagans Beauty College (40 and 0.488%).

The most popular majors in Corvallis, OR are Computer Science (985 and 12%), General Business Administration & Management (506 and 6.17%), and Mechanical Engineering (391 and 4.77%).

The median tuition cost in Corvallis, OR for a public four year colleges is $10,425 for in-state students and $31,200 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Corvallis, OR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 34,350 (50.4% men and 49.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 34,350 students enrolled in Corvallis, OR, 50.4% men and 49.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 21,101 records, of which 51.2% were women and 48.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 327 degrees awarded
  2. 877 degrees awarded
  3. 396 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Corvallis, OR was Mechanical Engineering with 327 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,157 degrees awarded
  2. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oregon State University with 8,157 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,147 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Corvallis, OR, which is 1.02 times more than the 4,050 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,040 degrees mean that there were 6.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 786 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,425) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,239) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.928% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.891% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (868k), High School or Equivalent (807k), and Bachelors Degree (693k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Corvallis, OR was $436,000 in 2022, which is 1.55 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $387,200 to $436,000, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Corvallis, OR is 41%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Corvallis, OR have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Corvallis, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Corvallis, OR is $61,610. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Corvallis, OR was Census Tract 5 with a value of $99,507, followed by Census Tract 109 and Census Tract 10.02, with respective values of $91,888 and $80,120.

Property

$436,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,062
$9,903
Median Property Taxes
±$624

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Rent vs Own

41%
Homeownership
2022
71.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 41% of the housing units in Corvallis, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 40.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5
  2. Census Tract 109
  3. Census Tract 10.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Corvallis, OR was Census Tract 5 with a value of $99,507, followed by Census Tract 109 and Census Tract 10.02, with respective values of $91,888 and $80,120.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,610
Median Household Income
± $3,142
24.1k
Number of Households
± 1,191

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.1k households in Corvallis, OR grew to $61,610 from the previous year's value of $58,315.

The following chart displays the households in Corvallis, OR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Corvallis, OR is from Oregon.
0.463
2022 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.462
2021 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2022, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.21% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (58.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (13%)
  3. Walked (10.3%)

In 2022, 58.3% of workers in Corvallis, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13%) and those who walked to work (10.3%).

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Commute Time

16.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Corvallis, OR have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.498% of the workforce in Corvallis, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Corvallis, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Corvallis, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Corvallis, OR (14.3k out of 54.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Corvallis, OR is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94% of the population of Corvallis, OR has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Benton County, OR see 870 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.798% decrease from the previous year (877 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1392 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 86 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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870 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Benton County, OR

Primary care physicians in Benton County, OR see an average of 870 patients per year. This represents a 0.798% decrease from the previous year (877 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Benton County, OR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18% under 18 years, 43.1% between 18 and 34 years, 25.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.99%
Uninsured
54%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.11%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Corvallis, OR grew by 5.42% from 5.68% to 5.99%.

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