Boring, OR

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Boring Profile


Overview

Boring is a very small town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 4,985 people and just one neighborhood, Boring is the 87th largest community in Oregon.

Boring home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Boring real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Boring is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Boring is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boring who work in sales jobs (11.61%), management occupations (11.53%), and office and administrative support (10.65%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.42% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Boring has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Boring a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Boring, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.71 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Boring is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Boring Demographics

The percentage of people in Boring with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boring in 2018 was $33,466, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,864 for a family of four. However, Boring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Boring is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boring residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Boring also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.51% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Boring include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Boring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Boring VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Boring Middle School
27801 Se Dee St
Boring, OR 97009
06-08
East Orient Elementary School
7431 Se 302nd Ave
Gresham, OR 97080
KG-05
Kelso Elementary School
34651 Se Kelso Rd
Boring, OR 97009
KG-05
Naas Elementary School
12240 Se School Ave
Boring, OR 97009
KG-05
Oregon Trail Academy School
36225 Se Proctor Rd
Boring, OR 97009
KG-12
Sam Barlow High School
5105 Se 302nd Ave
Gresham, OR 97080
09-12
Sandy High School
17100 Bluff Rd
Sandy, OR 97055
09-12
West Orient Middle School
29805 Se Orient Dr
Gresham, OR 97080
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

GRESHAM-BARLOW SD 10J


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 58.9% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 50.0% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 7.1%

Educational Expenditures

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OREGON TRAIL SD 46


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.7% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.3% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 7.1%

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