Lake Oswego, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Oswego, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Oswego had a population of 39,443 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Oswego ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Oswego is located at latitude 45.4123 and longitude -122.6992 in Clackamas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Oswego (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Clackamas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 180 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Lake Oswego are located in Clackamas County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Multnomah County, and Washington County.

The City of Lake Oswego (GNIS ID: 2411606) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lake Oswego is located within Northwest Clackamas Division of Clackamas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Oswego population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Oswego: Oswego.

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Lake Oswego, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,443
Daytime Population: Workers 25,049
Daytime Population: Residents 19,483
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,532
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 39,242
Population in Familes 31,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 201
Population Density2 3,690
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $97,092
Average Household Income $145,564
Per Capita Income $62,687


Total Housing Units 18,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,436 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,607 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,048 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $544,393
Average Home Value $623,115


Total Households 17,042
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 10,741
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.03% 1.11%
Households 0.96% 1.08%
Families 0.88% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Lake Oswego, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Oswego to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 97th
Population Density # 52 87th
Diversity Index # 191 50th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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