Rivergrove is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 295 people and just one neighborhood, Rivergrove is the 201st largest community in Oregon.
Real Estate Prices
Rivergrove home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Rivergrove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Rivergrove is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rivergrove is a city of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rivergrove who work in management occupations (28.33%), sales jobs (20.00%) and business and financial occupations (9.17%).
Also of interest is that Rivergrove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 20.00% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Rivergrove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Rivergrove 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, Rivergrove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.