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Facts & Figures

West Linn's First City Hall in 1936

This fact sheet includes information about West Linn's demographics, major employers, median property value, number of housing units, and more.

  • Date of Incorporation: August 8, 1913
  • Form of Government: Council/Manager
  • Population: 24,400
  • Number of registered voters: 13,886
  • Percent male: 48.1%
  • Percent female: 51.9%
  • Average household size: 2.72
  • Median age: 38.1
  • Motto: “City of Hills, Trees, and Rivers”
  • Area in Square Miles: 8.06
  • Median family income: $83,252
  • Workforce in professional sector: 49.7%
  • Major Employers:
    • West Linn-Wilsonville School District
    • West Linn Paper Company
  • Highest Tax Due Accounts in Clackamas Co.:
    • Fred Meyer
    • General Growth Properties Inc.
    • PCC Structurals
    • Shorenstein Properties LLC
    • Xerox Corporation
    • Safeway Stores
    • Mentor Graphics
    • Warn Industries
    • Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
    • United Western Grocers
  • Total Housing Units**: 9,968
  • Occupied Housing Units**: 9,350
  • Percent owner occupied: 79 percent
  • Percent renter occupied: 21 percent
  • Median property value***: $405,000

*Demographic data from the West Linn Chamber of Commerce.
**Housing unit data estimated by the West Linn Planning Dept.
***Median property value estimated from RMLS.