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Census

  • The 2020 census has finished collecting responses.

    Census update: Gresham is larger, more diverse

    Gresham's community makeup at a glance:

    • Population: 114,247
    • Median age: 37
    • Households: 40,604
    • Median household income: $53,892

    Read the Census Bureau's 2020 initial data for Gresham.

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    Cities, including Gresham, are waiting for the Census Bureau to release its final data in 2022.

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    About the Census

    The 2020 census counted the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories.

    • The information collected is used to shape our communities and determine Oregon’s representation in Washington, D.C.
    • Funds are provided to state and local governments, like Gresham, who then use that money to pay for programs and infrastructure like healthcare, housing, education and transportation.
    • Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads and other resources throughout the country, based on census data.
    • An accurate census ensures that all our community members are represented.
    • The City of Gresham relies on census data to make important decisions about local policies and delivering resources.
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