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 92.86% 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%).
A relatively large number of people in Rivergrove telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.46% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Rivergrove 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, Rivergrove is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rivergrove 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, Rivergrove has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rivergrove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.