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Autos Drive Oregon Forward

66,855 Total Auto Jobs in Oregon
2.64% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2018
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

Total State Tax revenue
Percent of State Tax Revenue
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
Corporate Profits Tax
State Income Taxes




By Body Style

By Powertrain

The Oregon average age of vehicles is 13.74 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases


Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$52.81 Billion Total Imports
$8.22 Billion Total Exports
$6.43 Billion Total Imports
$1.66 Billion Total Exports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.
Gasoline Stations 2089
Electric Charging Stations 593
Biodiesel Stations 62
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 5
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 60


$32,405 Average MSRP Per New Car


$60,212 Median Household Income


$5,018 Median Monthly Household Income


$494 Median Monthly New Car Payment


9.84% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Portland High Velocity Center Portland 22


Location Employees
Honda Parts Distribution Center Portland 69
Honda Zone Office Portland 69

Jaguar Land Rover

Location Employees
Jaguar Land Rover Technology Center Portland 68


Location Employees
Portland Parts Distribution Center Beaverton

Subaru of America

Location Employees
RDC - Gresham Gresham 47
RDC - Portland Portland 22
Subaru Service Training Center - Portland Portland 2
Western Region - Zone 2 Portland (PDX) Portland 13

Volkswagen Group of America

Location Employees
Volkswagen Credit - Hillsboro Hillsboro 293