Most Expensive Happy Valley Neighborhoods
Happy Valley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 17,319 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Happy Valley is the 38th largest community in Oregon. Much of the housing stock in Happy Valley was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Happy Valley economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Happy Valley, where the median household income is $100,438.
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 89.08% 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 management occupations (17.00%), sales jobs (15.22%) and office and administrative support (13.65%).
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.
Happy Valley is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Happy Valley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Happy Valley are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.77% of adults in Happy Valley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Happy Valley in 2010 was $37,813, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,252 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 German, English, Irish, Norwegian, Scottish and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Happy Valley's cultural character, accounting for 15.54% 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 Vietnamese, Korean and Spanish.
|HAPPY VALLEY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,877|
|HAPPY VALLEY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.05%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.95%|
|TYPE OF HAPPY VALLEY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.98%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.29%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.05%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.31%|
|SIZE OF HAPPY VALLEY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||18.30%|
|AGE OF HAPPY VALLEY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||52.03%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||34.91%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||12.19%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.88%|
|HAPPY VALLEY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$398,661|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,374|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $62,000||3.50%|
|$62,001 - $123,000||0.29%|
|$123,001 - $247,000||3.92%|
|$247,001 - $370,000||11.72%|
|$370,001 - $494,000||33.74%|
|$494,001 - $617,000||26.03%|
|$617,001 - $925,000||16.38%|
|$925,001 - $1,234,000||4.18%|
|PEOPLE OF HAPPY VALLEY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.54%|
|5 TO 17||23.17%|
|18 TO 24||8.05%|
|25 TO 34||9.85%|
|35 TO 54||32.28%|
|55 TO 64||12.32%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.79%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.31%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,438|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$37,813|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.84%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.41%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.83%)
Public Service (5.87%)
Real estate (3.24%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.43%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.70%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.09%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.64%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.81%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (19.34%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.01%)
Other Asian languages (1.59%)
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