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%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.46% 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 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.
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.