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|7||Botticelli St / Fosbe...|
|8||Carman Dr / Meadows Rd|
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About Lake Oswego
Lake Oswego is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 37,046 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Lake Oswego is the 13th largest community in Oregon.
Lake Oswego home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Lake Oswego real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lake Oswego is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake Oswego is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Oswego who work in management occupations (18.58%), sales jobs (13.72%) and office and administrative support (10.14%).
Of important note, Lake Oswego is also a city of artists. Lake Oswego has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lake Oswego’s character.
Also of interest is that Lake Oswego has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Lake Oswego telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, Lake Oswego is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Lake Oswego is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lake Oswego 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, Lake Oswego has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lake Oswego’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Lake Oswego use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Lake Oswego‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lake Oswego, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lake Oswego is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 66.14% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lake Oswego in 2010 was $47,704, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,816 for a family of four. However, Lake Oswego contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lake Oswego home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Oswego residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lake Oswego include German, English, Irish, European, Norwegian and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lake Oswego is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|LAKE OSWEGO INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||15,893|
|LAKE OSWEGO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||71.69%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||28.31%|
|TYPE OF LAKE OSWEGO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||62.66%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.42%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.83%|
|SIZE OF LAKE OSWEGO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.67%|
|AGE OF LAKE OSWEGO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.20%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||65.04%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.41%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.36%|
|LAKE OSWEGO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$447,429|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$949|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||0.86%|
|$46,001 - $91,000||1.31%|
|$91,001 - $182,000||6.64%|
|$182,001 - $274,000||7.64%|
|$274,001 - $365,000||14.15%|
|$365,001 - $456,000||18.51%|
|$456,001 - $684,000||28.31%|
|$684,001 - $912,000||11.89%|
|PEOPLE OF LAKE OSWEGO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.07%|
|5 TO 17||17.99%|
|18 TO 24||5.67%|
|25 TO 34||8.65%|
|35 TO 54||30.25%|
|55 TO 64||17.21%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.16%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.91%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$81,097|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$47,704|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.01%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.11%)
Public Service (4.67%)
Real estate (3.88%)
Information Technology (2.38%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.72%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.41%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.18%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.83%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.97%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.70%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.95%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.72%)
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