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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Beaverton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 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.
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. 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.
Beaverton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.13%.
The most common language spoken in Beaverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.