Banks is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,934 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Banks is the 139th largest community in Oregon.
Banks home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Banks real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Banks is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Banks is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Banks who work in office and administrative support (16.92%), management occupations (11.74%), and sales jobs (8.84%).
One downside of living in Banks, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.36 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Banks overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Banks, 21.13% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Banks in 2010 was $26,245, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,980 for a family of four. However, Banks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Banks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Banks residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Banks include Irish, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Banks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.