Blodgett is a tiny town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 42 people and just one neighborhood, Blodgett is the largest community in Oregon.
Housing costs in Blodgett are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.
Blodgett is a blue-collar town, with 0.00% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Blodgett is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blodgett who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).
Blodgett’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blodgett is worth considering.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 0.00 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Blodgett doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Blodgett has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 0.00% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Blodgett in 2018 was $0, which is middle income relative to Oregon, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $0 for a family of four.
Blodgett is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Blodgett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blodgett residents report their race to be Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Blodgett include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.
The most common language spoken in Blodgett is Polish. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Pacific Island languages.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Oregon, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Oregon, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods in OR. If a Oregon retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 23 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 94.1% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 1.9% have Armenian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Blodgett are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 53.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.5%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.3%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Blodgett, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.5%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (66.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.