|Census-designated place (CDP)|
Location of Oatfield, Oregon
|• Total||4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)|
|• Land||4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|• Density||3,048.9/sq mi (1,187.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Area code(s)||503 and 971|
As of the census of 2000, there were 15,750 people, 5,903 households, and 4,563 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,608.1 people per square mile (1,391.6/km²). There were 6,110 housing units at an average density of 1,399.7 per square mile (539.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.43% White, 0.47% African American, 0.53% Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.93% from other races, and 2.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.64% of the population.
There were 5,903 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $59,769, and the median income for a family was $66,469. Males had a median income of $46,351 versus $33,247 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,148. About 2.9% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh Edition ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 716. ISBN 0-87595-277-1.
- 1939 oral history memoir from Minerva Fessing Oatfield (an acquaintance of Abigail Scott Duniway), on the Library of Congress website