Eugene demographics profile

StatisticEugeneOregonNational
Population161,6493,982,267318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,6614091
Median age33.939.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English89%85%79%
Speak Spanish6%9%13%
Eugene, OR has a population of 161,649 and is the 156th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,661 per sq mi which is 9146% higher than the Oregon average and 3941% higher than the national average. The median age in Eugene is 34 which is approximately 13% lower than the Oregon average of 39. In Eugene, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 42% of Eugene residents were born in Oregon, 49% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Eugene is 9146% higher than Oregon.
  • The median age in Eugene is 13% lower than Oregon.
  • In Eugene 84.54% of the population is White.
  • In Eugene 1.87% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Eugene 4.29% of the population is Asian.

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Eugene population breakdown by race

RaceEugeneOregonNational
White84.54%85.07%73.35%
Black or African American1.87%1.86%12.63%
Asian4.29%4.02%5.22%
American Indian1.06%1.14%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.34%0.38%0.18%
Mixed race5.15%4.41%3.06%
Other race2.74%3.13%4.75%
In Eugene, 9.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Eugene, OR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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