What you need to know about Eugene, OR

Many parks and an attention to the environment make Eugene an attractive place to live, along with recreational opportunities and a focus on the arts. Nicknamed The Emerald City and home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers and features 23 distinct neighborhoods that provide residents with a variety of housing options. Three hospitals serve the area, and one of the city's famous attractions is a weekly Eugene Saturday Market.

 

Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Top 10 Food Festivals 2011
Things To Do in Eugene, OR
Eugene is best known for its outdoor activities and natural setting, the University of Oregon, and eclectic shopping and local businesses.
Eugene, OR Top Employers
These are the seven top employers in Eugene, OR.
Eugene, OR Draws Young Professionals
And here are several reasons why.

Population

158,131
Up by 5.44%
Why Eugene, OR is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
The University of Oregon and a year-round climate attracts residents who eagerly participate in community-improvement projects.
Things To Do in Eugene, OR
Eugene is best known for its outdoor activities and natural setting, the University of Oregon, and eclectic shopping and local businesses.

Nearby Cities

Median Home Price

$237,000
Higher than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 48.90%
48.90% Complete
Homes Rented 51.10%
51.10% Complete

Real Estate

In Eugene, Oregon


Ready to move to Eugene? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Eugene.

Schools

In Eugene, Oregon


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Eugene rates.

Median Household Income

$42,715
Lower than the national average

Business

In Eugene, Oregon


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Eugene.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Eugene, Oregon


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Eugene.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 40%
40% Complete
Graduated High School 93%
93% Complete
Alton Baker Park in Eugene, OR
Recreation in Eugene, OR
Eugene, OR's incredible arts scene and thrilling outdoor activities make finding something fun to do here easy.

Eugene, OR's Rankings

Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Top 10 Food Festivals 2011
Top 10 Best Cities for Pets 2010
Top 10 College Towns 2010
Top 10 Foodie Cities 2012

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