Everything You Need to Know About the City of Eugene Oregon

In 2017, Eugene, Oregon had a population of 163k people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $47,489 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Eugene, OR grew from 161,649 to 163,135, a 0.919 percent increase and its median household income grew from $44,859 dollars to $47,489 dollars, a 5.86 percent increase.

The population of Eugene, OR is 78.6 percent White Alone, 9.53 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 4.62 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Eugene, OR speak a non-English language, and 94.8 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Eugene, OR are the University of Oregon (6,676 degrees awarded in 2017), Northwest Christian University (241 degrees), and New Hope Christian College-Eugene (32 degrees).

The median property value in Eugene, OR is $257,200 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 48.3 percent. Most people in Eugene, OR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Eugene, OR is 2 cars per household.


Education in Eugene

In 2017, universities in Eugene, OR awarded 6,949 degrees. The student population of Eugene, OR is skewed towards women, with 11,035 male students and 12,743 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Eugene, OR are White (4,419 and 72.3 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (640 and 10.5 percent), Two or More Races (389 and 6.36 percent), and Asian (376 and 6.15 percent).

The largest universities in Eugene, OR by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Oregon (6,676 and 96.1 percent), Northwest Christian University (241 and 3.47 percent), and New Hope Christian College-Eugene (32 and 0.46 percent).

The most popular majors in Eugene, OR are General Business (598 and 8.61 percent), General Psychology (440 and 6.33 percent), and General Social Sciences (431 and 6.2 percent).

The median tuition costs in Eugene, OR are $21,725 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $9,855 dollars and $32,535 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Eugene

The economy of Eugene, OR employs 78.6k people and Eugene has an unemployment rate of 4.0 percent. Eugene has seen the job market increase by 1.1 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.9 percent, which is higher than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Eugene, OR are Educational Services (11,654 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,223 people), and Retail Trade (10,274 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,938 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,705 dollars), and Public Administration ($50,706 dollars).

Households in Eugene, OR have a median annual income of $47,489 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,859 dollars in 2016, which represents a 5.86 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Eugene

– The Sales Tax Rate for Eugene is 0.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Eugene is 9.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Eugene

– The average earnings of a Eugene resident are $26,313 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Eugene resident is $42,715 dollars a year.