Most Expensive Happy Valley Neighborhoods
|1||SE 145th Ave / SE 147th Ave|
|2||SE Idleman Rd / SE 92nd Ave|
|4||SE 122nd Ave / SE Spring Mountain Dr|
|5||SE Sunnyside Rd / SE 142nd Ave|
|6||Battin / Harmony Point|
About Happy Valley
Happy Valley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 16,321 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Happy Valley is the 38th largest community in Oregon. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Happy Valley, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Happy Valley, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Happy Valley’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Happy Valley does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $96,655.
Happy Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Happy Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Happy Valley is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Happy Valley is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Happy Valley who work in sales jobs (20.27%), management occupations (15.40%) and office and administrative support (11.17%).
Also of interest is that Happy Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.39% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Happy Valley is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Happy Valley really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Happy Valley perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Happy Valley ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Happy Valley, 46.93% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Happy Valley in 2010 was $35,398, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,592 for a family of four.
Happy Valley is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Happy Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Happy Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Happy Valley include English, German, Irish, Italian, Norwegian and Ukrainian.
In addition, Happy Valley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.97%).
The languages spoken by people in Happy Valley are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Happy Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Slavic languages, Vietnamese and Chinese.
|HAPPY VALLEY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,408|
|HAPPY VALLEY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||90.31%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||9.69%|
|TYPE OF HAPPY VALLEY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||90.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.19%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.87%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.96%|
|SIZE OF HAPPY VALLEY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.25%|
|AGE OF HAPPY VALLEY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||48.24%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||36.70%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||13.42%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.64%|
|HAPPY VALLEY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$360,443|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,472|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||0.42%|
|$54,001 - $108,000||0.39%|
|$108,001 - $216,000||3.53%|
|$216,001 - $324,000||8.38%|
|$324,001 - $432,000||29.35%|
|$432,001 - $540,000||28.13%|
|$540,001 - $810,000||21.54%|
|$810,001 - $1,080,000||5.79%|
|PEOPLE OF HAPPY VALLEY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.06%|
|5 TO 17||23.17%|
|18 TO 24||6.77%|
|25 TO 34||10.14%|
|35 TO 54||33.43%|
|55 TO 64||11.24%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.19%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.23%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$96,655|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,398|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.72%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.00%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.99%)
Real estate (4.61%)
Public Service (3.14%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.08%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.49%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.15%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.95%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.78%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.05%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (8.86%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (74.19%)
Slavic languages (2.81%)
Other Asian languages (1.66%)
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