Clackamas is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place (CDP) in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 6,965 at the 2010 census. It is a suburb of Portland.
Clackamas has Camp Withycombe, a military base, and a branch of the Kaiser Permanente Hospital.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,177 people, 2,000 households, and 1,336 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,425.3 people per square mile (938.4/km²). There were 2,133 housing units at an average density of 999.3 per square mile (386.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.28% White, 1.08% African American, 0.66% Native American, 6.32% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 2.70% from other races, and 3.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.95% of the population. 22.1% were of German, 10.8% English, 9.4% Irish and 6.3% American ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 2,000 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families.