Beaverton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 99,037 people and 35 constituent neighborhoods, Beaverton is the sixth largest community in Oregon.
Beaverton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Beaverton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Beaverton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Beaverton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beaverton who work in office and administrative support (11.52%), management occupations (11.47%), and sales jobs (10.62%).
Also of interest is that Beaverton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Beaverton, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Beaverton use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Beaverton‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Beaverton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.49% of adults in Beaverton have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Beaverton in 2018 was $38,261, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,044 for a family of four. However, Beaverton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Beaverton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Beaverton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beaverton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Beaverton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beaverton include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Beaverton's cultural character, accounting for 21.13% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Beaverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.