Lake Oswego (incorporated in 1910) is a city in northwest Oregon just south of Portland, Oregon, surrounding the 405 acre (1.6 kmē) Oswego Lake. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 35,278.
The city is known as a residential area for the wealthy, particularly the homes overlooking the lake. In 2000, the city had a median income of $71,597, up from $57,499 in 1990. Like the rest of the Portland metropolitan area, house prices have grown rapidly; the median value in 2000 was $296,200, over twice what it was in 1990 ($142,600).
Web Sites and Links
City of Lake OswegoInformation includes city government, charter, law enforcement, and county statistics.
Lake Oswego Chamber of CommerceTourist and business directory. Member listings and city activities provided.