PORTLAND -- Census Bureau figures show Oregon's population is mostly growing in the Portland area and declining in rural eastern Oregon.
Annual estimates put the population of the Portland metro area at 2,290,000 in July 2012. That's in a statewide population of 3,899,000.
The largest population gains were in Washington, Multnomah, Deschutes, Wasco and Clackamas counties.
The biggest population losses were Curry, Grant, Lake, Harney and Wallowa counties.