Rivergrove is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 299 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 92.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rivergrove is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rivergrove who work in management occupations (22.22%), business and financial occupations (15.08%) and teaching (14.29%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.46% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Rivergrove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Rivergrove 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, Rivergrove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rivergrove 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.