Cloverdale, Oregon

According to allpubliclibraries, Cloverdale, Oregon is a small city located in the western part of the state. It lies in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, and enjoys a mild climate with warm summers and cool winters. The city has a rich history that dates back to its founding in 1859 by pioneers from Kentucky looking for gold. The politics of Cloverdale are strongly influenced by its rural setting and its small-town values. Economically, Cloverdale is supported largely by local businesses, including several wineries that have become popular tourist attractions. Education is provided by several public schools, as well as a number of private institutions. Notable landmarks include the historic Cloverdale Courthouse, built in 1871; the Cloverdale Museum; and Liberty Park, which offers visitors a peaceful spot to take in the views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. In addition to these attractions, visitors can also enjoy shopping at local boutiques or exploring nearby nature trails. With its charming atmosphere and laid-back lifestyle, Cloverdale is an ideal destination for those looking for an escape from urban life.

Population: 242
Males: 120 (49.6%), Females: 122 (50.4%)

Zip code: 97112

Median resident age: 44.3 years
Median household income: $50,568
Median house value: $107,300

Races in Cloverdale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (34.7%), Irish (21.9%), Swedish (14.0%), Dutch (13.6%), English (13.6%), United States (7.0%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles


Cloverdale, Oregon is a small city located in the northwestern part of the state, just outside of Portland. The population was estimated to be 2,722 as of 2019. The city is predominately white with a diverse racial makeup including African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian and Native American residents. The average age of Cloverdale residents is 39.3 years old with a median household income of $54,235. The city has seen an influx of younger professionals and families over the past few years due to its close proximity to Portland and its growing job market. This has created a vibrant community with many opportunities for employment and entertainment. With its beautiful parks and trails, ample recreation areas and historic downtown district, Cloverdale offers something for everyone looking for a welcoming place to call home. Education is also highly valued in Cloverdale with several public schools offering K-12 classes as well as local colleges providing higher education opportunities. With its friendly atmosphere and low cost of living, Cloverdale continues to be an attractive destination for new residents who are looking for a place to settle down and raise their families.

For population 25 years and over in Cloverdale

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cloverdale CDP

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

1.7% Foreign born


Hospitals/medical centers near Cloverdale:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cloverdale:

  • NEWPORT MUNI (about 46 miles; NEWPORT, OR; Abbreviation: ONP)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 53 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; Abbreviation: MMV)
  • CORVALLIS MUNI (about 65 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; Abbreviation: CVO)

Other public-use airports nearest to Cloverdale:

  • PACIFIC CITY STATE (about 5 miles; PACIFIC CITY, OR; Abbreviation: PFC)
  • TILLAMOOK (about 16 miles; TILLAMOOK, OR; Abbreviation: S47)
  • SILETZ BAY STATE (about 25 miles; GLENEDEN BEACH, OR; Abbreviation: S45)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cloverdale:

  • WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; MONMOUTH, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,209)
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; CORVALLIS, OR; Full-time enrollment: 15,404)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
  • WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; SALEM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,325)
  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; SALEM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,253)
  • LINN-BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; ALBANY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,057)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)


Public high school in Cloverdale:

  • NESTUCCA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 34660 PARKWAY DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Cloverdale:

  • NESTUCCA VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 223; Location: 36925 HWY 101 S; Grades: KG – 05)

Cloverdale, Oregon