Top Physics Schools in Oregon

By | April 29, 2018

On TopSchoolsintheUSA.com, you can learn what the top-ranked physics colleges and universities are in Oregon, and compare the best physics colleges, and get the latest ranking of best schools for physics in Oregon. From the following table, please see full list of top 3 graduate schools of physics in Oregon including school information and contact profile.

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Top Physics Schools in Oregon

RANKING GRADUATE PHYSICS
1 University of Oregon, Department of Physics
Address: 120 Willamette Hall, Eugene, OR 97403-1274
Phone: (541) 346-4751
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://physics.uoregon.edu
2 Oregon State University, Department of Physics
Address: 301 Weniger Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-6507
Phone: (541) 737-4631
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://physics.oregonstate.edu
3 Portland State University, Department of Physics
Address: 1719 S.W. 10th Avenue, Room 128, Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-3812
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://physics.pdx.edu

Oregon’s population

Over 3,870,000 people live in Oregon (the twenty-seventh most populous state in the United States). The average population density in the state is about 15.6 people per km 2 (39th place in the USA).

The largest cities in Oregon are Portland (more than 580,000 residents, twenty-ninth in the list of the largest cities in the United States), Eugene (about 160,000 residents) and the state capital of Salem (Salem, about 155,000 residents). All of them are located in the Willamette Valley region, where most of the state’s residents live.

The largest urban agglomeration in the state of Oregon was formed around Portland (about 2,230,000 people, the twenty-third place in the list of US metropolitan areas and more than half of the residents of Oregon), and it includes the settlements of the neighboring state of Washington. About 400,000 people live in the Salem agglomeration, more than 350,000 people live in Eugene.

The racial composition of the population of Oregon:

  • White – 84.2%
  • Blacks (African Americans) – 1.8%
  • Asians – 3.7%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Oceanian – about 0.3%
  • Other races – 5.4%
  • Two or more races – 3.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 11.8%

The highest concentration of Hispanic Oregonians is in Malheur County in the southeast of the state (more than 25% of the population).

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of Oregon:

  • Germans – 22.5%
  • English – 14%
  • Irish – 13.2%
  • Norwegians – 4.1%
  • French – 3.9%
  • Italians – 3.7%
  • Scots – 3.6%
  • Swedes – 3.1%
  • Dutch – 2.6%
  • Poles – 1.9%
  • Russians – 1.4%

The largest Oregon populations by religion:

  • Christians – about 67%, including:
    • Protestants – about 47%, including:
      • Evangelists – about 30%
      • “Mainline” Protestants – about 16%
    • Catholics – about 14%
    • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) – about 5%
  • Buddhists – about 2%
  • Jews – about 1%
  • Muslims – about 0.5%
  • Atheists – about 25%

In Oregon, as well as in the Western United States as a whole, there are many more atheists relative to the population than in the United States as a whole. Oregon is home to America’s largest communities of Orthodox Old Believers (descendants of immigrants from Russia).