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St. Helens, Oregon
Forest Grove, Oregon
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
St. Helens is 50% less densely populated than Forest Grove.
People are 3% more likely to be married in Forest Grove.
The Median Age is 0.5 years older in St. Helens.

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PEOPLE
 St. Helens, ORForest Grove, ORUnited States
 Population13,15823,897321,418,820
 Population - 201012,54420,635308,745,538
 Population - 200010,01917,708285,036,114
 Population - 19907,53513,559251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now74.63%76.25%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now31.33%34.95%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,7714,16091
 Land Area563,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age35.53537.4
 Female Population50.25%53.12%50.81%
 Male Population49.75%46.88%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 St. Helens, ORForest Grove, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.04%6.83%6.36%
 Age 5 to 98.75%6.68%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.52%7.74%6.59%
 Age 15 to 175.70%5.25%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.19%6.50%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.38%5.88%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.94%11.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.57%13.81%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.98%12.68%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.63%5.32%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.13%4.87%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.55%6.30%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.71%4.00%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.91%3.09%1.85%
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 RACE
 St. Helens, ORForest Grove, ORUnited States
 White84.41%70.55%62.77%
 Black0.12%0.54%12.24%
 Asian1.67%2.63%4.95%
 Native American2.24%0.00%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.58%0.07%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.06%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.11%3.84%2.13%
 Hispanic6.87%22.32%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.13%77.69%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 St. Helens, ORForest Grove, ORUnited States
 Households4,6697,686116,211,000
 Family Households3,2325,31376,958,100
 Non Family Households1,4372,37339,253,000
 Household Size2.722.722.63
 Married Population52.90%50.10%50.58%
 Single Population47.11%49.90%49.42%
 Now Married50.35%47.92%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.55%2.18%2.17%
 Never Married28.30%31.53%32.55%
 Widowed4.71%6.31%5.95%
 Divorced14.10%12.07%10.92%
 Married, w/children37.22%38.10%31.68%
 Married, no children37.13%35.03%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.40%16.73%16.94%
 Single, no children6.25%10.15%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about St. Helens

Not a good place to live: Poor community with a lo of riff-raff and shady... (read more)

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Comments about Forest Grove

Unchecked growth: It appears that education suffers due to the actual ratio of students to teachers. Because the growth rate is not kept in check, this ratio will become worse (more... (read more)

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