Lake Oswego Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Lake Oswego?

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There are 39,476 residents in Lake Oswego, with a median age of 46.4. Of this, 49.78% are males and 50.22% are females. US-born citizens make up 86.08% of the resident pool in Lake Oswego, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.15%. Additionally, 5.78% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 33,334 people in Lake Oswego currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 39,476 0.9%
Male Population 19,653 3.1%
Female Population 19,823 -1.2%
Male population 49.78%
Female population 50.22%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 46.4 -1.1%
Citizen US Born 33,979 0.0%
Citizen not US Born 3,216 0.6%
Not Citizen 2,281 16.2%
Citizen US Born 86.08%
Citizen not US Born 8.15%
Not Citizen 5.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 528 7.5%
Moved from Same County 1,495 -25.6%
Moved from Same State 2,092 9.9%
Moved from Different State 1,494 35.0%
Same House as Last Year 33,334 0.2%
Moved from Abroad 1.36%
Moved from Same County 3.84%
Moved from Same State 5.37%
Moved from Different State 3.84%
Same House as Last Year 85.6%

What are the employment statistics in Lake Oswego?

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White-collar workers make up 92.13% of the working population in Lake Oswego, while blue-collar employees account for 7.87%. There are also 3,486 entrepreneurs in Lake Oswego (18.39% of the workforce); 11,173 workers employed in private companies (58.94%); and 2,236 people working in governmental institutions (11.8%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 17,463 -3.0%
Blue Collar 1,492 8.3%
White Collar 92.13%
Blue Collar 7.87%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,486 7.3%
Private Companies 11,173 -5.7%
Governmental Workers 2,236 0.6%
Not for Profit Companies 2,060 -0.1%
Self Employees 18.39%
Private Companies 58.94%
Governmental Workers 11.8%
Not for Profit Companies 10.87%

How many households are there in Lake Oswego?

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There are a total of 16,153 households in Lake Oswego, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 69.15% of these Lake Oswego households, while non-family units account for the remaining 30.85%. Additionally, 31.54% of households have children and 68.46% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 16,153 -2.1%
Average People Per Household 2 3.0%
Family Households 11,169 0.6%
Non-family Households 4,984 -7.4%
Family Households 69.15%
Non-family Households 30.85%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 5,094 2.9%
Households without Children 11,059 -4.2%
Households with Children 31.54%
Households without Children 68.46%

What are the median and average incomes in Lake Oswego?

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The average annual household income in Lake Oswego is $168,388, while the median household income sits at $114,444 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $117,610, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $160,880. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $45,798 and $84,574, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $168,388 4.5%
Median Household Income $114,444 5.1%
People below Poverty Level 1,265 -16.0%
People above Poverty Level 37,508 1.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Lake Oswego?

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There are 17,287 housing units in Lake Oswego, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1981. Of the 16,153 occupied housing units in Lake Oswego, 72.06% are owner-occupied, while 27.94% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 68.98% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $669,200. In general, housing costs reach $1,929 per month in Lake Oswego.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 17,287 0.0%
Median Year Built 1981 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 664 -11.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 480 7.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,268 3.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,755 3.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,856 0.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 4,200 0.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,788 -5.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,547 0.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 729 14.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 16,153 -2.1%
Owner Occupied 11,640 -4.1%
Renter Occupied 4,513 3.7%
Owner Occupied 72.06%
Renter Occupied 27.94%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 8,029 -5.7%
Without Mortgage 3,611 -0.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $669,200 2.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $631,400 5.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,929 2.8%
With Mortgage 68.98%
Without Mortgage 31.02%

What is the level of education in Lake Oswego?

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Approximately 9.71% of the population in Lake Oswego holds a high school degree (that's 2,972 residents), while 14.84% have attained a college certificate (5,360 locals) and 39.7% have a bachelor's degree (12,147 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 134 -27.6%
Some High School 2,972 -5.5%
Some College 5,360 -4.5%
Associate Degree 1,536 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12,147 -2.4%
Graduate Degree 9,267 6.8%
No High School 0.44%
Some High School 9.71%
Some College 14.84%
Associate Degree 5.02%
Bachelor's Degree 39.7%
Graduate Degree 30.29%

What is the marital status of Lake Oswego residents?

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A total of 7,025 people in Lake Oswego have never been married (which represents 21.61% of the total population), while 20,435 of them are wedded (62.86%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 246 (0.76%) and 3,307 (10.17%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 7,025 -1.9%
Married 20,435 1.0%
Separated 246 -11.5%
Widowed 1,741 1.3%
Divorced 3,307 -4.6%
Never Married 21.61%
Married 62.86%
Separated 0.76%
Widowed 5.36%
Divorced 10.17%

What are the most common means of transportation in Lake Oswego?

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The top three means of transportation people in Lake Oswego use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 14,605 residents commute by car, 545 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 297 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 14,605 -3.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 545 -2.5%
Subway or Elevated 17 N/A
Bicycle 73 -66.1%
Motorcycle 26 0.0%
Walk 297 -0.3%

What is the median and average household income in Lake Oswego by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
97034 20,108 8,155 $129,435.00 $194,490.00
97035 26,721 10,962 $103,299.00 $140,650.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 97034 97035

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