Growing Population

Located between Salem, Oregon and the Portland metropolitan area, Wilsonville draws a broad and diverse regional labor shed that is home to over 2.4 million people and forecasted to grow to 3.2 million by 2035.  For growth-minded companies that need workers ~ this is good news. 
 
Source: 2005 - 2060 Regional Population and Employment Forecast

Villebois
Oregon’s 2012 Labor Force Participation Rate
Age Oregon Percentage
20 - 24
73.3%
25 - 34
80.1%
35 - 44
82.5%
45 - 54
80.5%
55 - 64
67%
 
Source:  State of Oregon Employment Department

Growing participation means a diverse workforce, and in Oregon, that includes a labor force participation rate that is higher than the 2013 national average of 63.2%. 

Given Wilsonville’s forecasted population growth, our pool of talent is only going to increase in coming years.
 
Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics
Population change 1990 - 2012
Wilsonville
  • 12,403 new people
  • 4.9% - Average annual growth rate
Clackamas County
  • 1.4% - Average annual growth rate
Washington County
  • 2.6% - Average annual growth rate
Source:  City of Wilsonville Housing Needs Analysis
Forecast 2015 - 2035
Wilsonville
  • 2,661 new households
  • 1.3% - Average annual growth rate
Clackamas County
  • 1.4% - Average annual growth rate
Washington County
  • 1.4% - Average annual growth rate