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Oregon's Road to 4 Million

Oregon's Road to 4 Million
For the first time, Oregon is estimated to have more than 4 million residents. How did we get here? A new PRC website tells the story.

Population Estimates

Population Estimates
The Census is conducted only every decade, but PRC produces annual population estimates for Oregon cities, towns, and counties. Find certified 2015 estimates here.

Who Votes for Mayor?

Who Votes for Mayor?
Tracking voter participation in seven primary and general mayoral elections in four cities, including Portland. Find out who really chooses our mayors.
The Population Research Center (PRC) is an interdisciplinary public service, research, and training unit for population-related data and research for the State of Oregon.

The mission of PRC is to provide population data, information, research, and analysis for Oregon and its communities. Center staff engage in a variety of demographic activities, including the Oregon State Data Center, the Oregon Population Estimates Program, and a variety of commissioned population projects. PRC staff also teach in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, supporting a graduate concentration in applied demography, and are developing a graduate certificate program in applied demography.
 

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