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|
Real estate in popular Happy Valley neighborhoods
About Happy Valley
Happy Valley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 13,903 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Happy Valley is the 38th largest community in Oregon. Happy Valley has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Happy Valley, where 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Happy Valley a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Happy Valley has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Happy Valley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Happy Valley's cultural character, accounting for 19.97% of the city’s population.
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||$353,400|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,443|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.42%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||0.39%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||3.53%|
|$212,001 - $318,000||8.38%|
|$318,001 - $424,000||29.35%|
|$424,001 - $529,000||28.13%|
|$529,001 - $794,000||21.54%|
|$794,001 - $1,059,000||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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