Demographics

Important Facts
  • 62.8% of the total population is in the prime working ages of 20 - 64, higher than the national average of 52.9%.
  • The median age in Wilsonville is 36.2 compared to 47.4 in the State of Oregon.
  • Sex: 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
  • Race: 79.4% White, 12.1% Hispanic, 1.4% Black, 3.8% Asian, and 3.3% other.
  • The income per capita in 2011 was $30,187, well above the Oregon average of $26,561.
  • Median household income in 2011 was $55,316, well above the Oregon average of $49,850.
  • Wilsonville resident's educational attainment (population 25 and older) for those who have bachelor's degrees or higher is 25.9%, exceeding the Portland average of 22%.
  • The median house value is $335,365.
  • The median gross rent is $912 per month.
City Growth
In 1969, Wilsonville incorporated into a City with an estimated 1,000 residents. Since that time, the City has grown considerably.
population growth
Source:  Wilsonville Residential Land Study

Census Year
Population Percent Growth
1980 2,920
1990 7,106 143%
2000 13,991 97%
2010 19,509 39%
2012 20,515 5%


In 2010, there were 8,487 households of which 7,859 (93%) were occupied. Of the occupied households, 3,632 (46%) were owner-occupied and 4,227 (54%) were renter-occupied. 
Commuter Origin & Travel Time
According to a 2005 survey, 9 out of 10 Wilsonville workers commute from elsewhere. The top cities providing Wilsonville businesses with workers include Portland, Beaverton, Wilsonville, and Salem / Keizer.  Median travel time to work is 22.3 minutes
commute
Top 20 Commuter Origins
City of Origin
Commuters Number Commuters Percent
Portland 1,811
30.3%
Beaverton
623 10.4%
Wilsonville
575 9.6%
Salem / Keizer
371 6.2%
Woodburn
325 5.4%
Tualatin
314 5.3%
Sherwood
301 5.0%
Canby
206 3.4%
West Linn
204 3.4%
Oregon city
201 3.4%
Lake Oswego
185 3.1%
Newberg
180 3.0%
Vancouver
172 2.9%
Hillsboro
151 2.5%
Gresham / Troutdale
84 1.4%
 Source:  Wilsonville Residential Land Study
Age and Gender of Residents
Age
Age and Sex
Source:  Wilsonville Residential Land Study
Average Pay
Average pay
Source:  Wilsonville Residential Land Study