Banks, OR

Banks profile

Living in Banks

Banks is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,036 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, Banks isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Banks are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Banks is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Banks who work in office and administrative support (12.00%), management occupations (12.00%), and sales jobs (11.51%).

Also of interest is that Banks has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Banks 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, Banks really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Banks 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.

The percentage of people in Banks who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.23% of adults in Banks have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Banks in 2018 was $31,387, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,548 for a family of four.

Banks is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Banks also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Banks include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Banks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.