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Oregon is a village in Dane County, in the Madison metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Oregon. For links to other places called Oregon, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Oregon is 42.926N. The longitude is -89.384W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 945 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,037.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$56,584
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oregon demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Oregon is a good town to live in. Yes, prices are high. But people are getting on pretty well. The trouble is that Oregon is just a bedroom town for Madison.
-- Travels Around America
Harrison E. Salisbury

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oregon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Madison area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53575 ZIP code.

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36% of Oregon residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oregon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oregon was $23,650, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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40% of Oregon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oregon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $570.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,322.


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Libraries in Oregon include Oregon Public Library ... View libraries

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Dane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oregon political report.

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The average commute time for Oregon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ Oregon is a good town to live in. Yes, prices are high. But people are getting on pretty well. The trouble is that Oregon is just a bedroom town for Madison. ”
~ Travels Around America
Harrison E. Salisbury

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