Beaverton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 98,216 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.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 noticeable about Beaverton, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Beaverton is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Beaverton a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
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.
The education level of Beaverton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Beaverton, 47.04% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Beaverton in 2018 was $43,754, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,016 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 16.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beaverton include German, English, Irish, European, and Norwegian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Beaverton's cultural character, accounting for 19.85% 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.