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Oregon is a city in Ogle County, in the Rochelle metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Oregon is 42.014N. The longitude is -89.332W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,133.


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Median household income
Local
$34,842
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oregon demographic reports
Oregon is in the Rock River Valley
Local festivals include:
  • Ogle County Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oregon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: White Pines Deer Park, White Pines Ranch, Castle Rock State Park, Lowden State Park, Lowden-Miller State Forest
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oregon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ogle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rockford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61061 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Oregon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oregon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oregon was $19,019, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Oregon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oregon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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

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Politics

Ogle County supported George W. Bush 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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