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Beaverton, OR
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Living in Beaverton


Beaverton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 97,494 people and 47 constituent neighborhoods, Beaverton is the seventh 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.

Unlike some cities, Beaverton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Beaverton are a mix of both white- and blue-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 management occupations (12.10%), office and administrative support (11.44%), and sales jobs (10.34%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Beaverton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

One thing that you will notice about Beaverton is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Beaverton a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Beaverton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Beaverton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Beaverton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.19% 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 $41,002, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,008 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 16.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beaverton include German, Irish, English, European, and Norwegian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Beaverton's cultural character, accounting for 20.34% 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.