census Oregon Kicks Off Effort To Ensure Full Census Participation By Chris M Lehman • Apr 1, 2019 Chris Lehman / KLCC The state of Oregon wants to make sure all of its residents are counted during next year’s census. Gov. Kate Brown kicked off the efforts Monday at the state capitol. After Portland, Which Oregon City Is The Largest? By Brian Bull • May 25, 2018 Ian Sane, Oregon DOT, and Maciek Lulko / Flickr.com With roughly 648,000 people, Portland stands as the undisputed big city in Oregon. But the runner-up isn’t as clear. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, one researcher says Eugene beats Salem as second-largest city by a decent margin.