Bay City is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,292 people and just one neighborhood, Bay City is the 157th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Bay City is a blue-collar town, with 40.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Bay City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bay City who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), management occupations (10.30%) and personal care services (6.63%).
Also of interest is that Bay City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bay City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bay City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bay City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bay City may be for you.
Bay City is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One of the benefits of Bay City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.22 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.