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Eugene, OR

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The city of Eugene, Oregon is one of the major cities in the Northwest. Eugene is the county seat of Lane County, and the second largest city in the entire state of Oregon. Eugene has over 156,000 people who call the city home, and that’s not counting the metropolitan population. When added, the metro area’s population rises to nearly 352,000 residents. Eugene has a diverse community that is known for making its political views known, as well as the nature parks that are available to visit.

Apartments in Eugene OR

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Bailey Hill Meadows
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$740-$800

Parkgrove Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$675-$785

The Woodlands
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-1.5

$525-$750

Four Seasons Greentree
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

$865

$865 Two bedroom in Eugene-1805 Garden Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$2000

$2000 One bedroom in Eugene-2735 A Emerald Street
Beds: 1
Baths: 3

Key City Stats

The average age of Eugene, OR is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.96%
  • 7.1%
  • 6.47%
  • Female
  • 7.17%
  • 6.14%
  • 6.06%
$803
is average rent in Eugene, OR
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.86%
  • 6.67%
  • 6.86%
36.16%
of units are available for rent in Eugene
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1492
  • 592
  • 838
Getting Around in Eugene, OR

Transit within the city of Eugene can be found with public options such as Lane Transit District. Known to the locals as the LTD, the busing system covers all of Eugene in addition to other cities within the county, such as Creswell, Cottage Grove, Junction City, Veneta, and Blue River. Eugene is known as a favorable area for Cycling, and many residents get around with their bikes on long trails throughout the city.

65
Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
38
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Eugene is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.91%
  • 5.16%
  • 0.51%

Booming Industry in Eugene

<p>The economy in the city is robust and growing. Eugene's biggest employers are Peace Health Medical Group, and the University of Oregon. The University of Oregon is a major sports institution, competing at the highest levels of college football and basketball. The school is sponsored by Nike, and sends a significant number of players to the professional ranks every season. Other industries within the city of Eugene include wood and vehicle manufacturing. With the large forests found in the northwest, foresting and farming are almost natural and expected industries in the region.</p>

Eugene's Arts Scene

<p>Eugene has a very unique culture, with political involvement and alternative ideas being a part of the mainstream within the city limits. Counterculture and "hippie" influence has found itself at the center of Eugene, and this influences much of the social events in the city. The city's self-anointed slogan is the "World's Greatest City for the Arts &amp; Outdoors" and many of the residents spend a significant portion of their time at festivals, hiking, and cycling. Events in Eugene include the Oregon County Fair, the Eugene Celebration, the Lane County Fair, the Eugene Saturday Market, and the Oregon Bach Festival.</p>

Discover Live Music

<p>Music is a major part of Eugene, partly due its status as a counterculture center and a college town. Many musicians and bands that have reached national prominence started off in Eugene. Popular genres in the city include garage rock, hip hop, folk music, heavy metal, bluegrass, and reggae. There is also a significant Zimbabwean population living in Eugene, who have brought Zimbabwean music to the community and spread their cultural influence through music festivals and art shows.</p>