Cascade Locks, OR

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Cascade Locks Profile


Overview

Cascade Locks is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,379 people and just one neighborhood, Cascade Locks is the 176th largest community in Oregon.

Housing costs in Cascade Locks 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.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cascade Locks is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.24% of the Cascade Locks workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cascade Locks is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cascade Locks who work in management occupations (13.71%), food service (12.07%), and office and administrative support (9.51%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.23% 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

Cascade Locks’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cascade Locks has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cascade Locks has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cascade Locks than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cascade Locks may be for you.

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

Cascade Locks Demographics

The citizens of Cascade Locks are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.68% of adults in Cascade Locks have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Cascade Locks in 2018 was $27,775, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,100 for a family of four. However, Cascade Locks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cascade Locks is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cascade Locks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cascade Locks residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Cascade Locks also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cascade Locks include German, Norwegian, English, Irish, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Cascade Locks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Greek.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Cascade Locks VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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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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National Median: 26.9
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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*
Parkdale Elementary School
4880 Van Nuys Dr
Parkdale, OR 97041
KG-05
Hood River Middle School
1602 May St
Hood River, OR 97031
06-08
Wyeast Middle School
3000 Wy'east Rd
Hood River, OR 97031
06-08
Cascade Locks School
300 Wa Na Pa St
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
KG-05
Hood River Valley High School
1220 Indian Creek Rd
Hood River, OR 97031
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

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

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HOOD RIVER COUNTY SD


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District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.8% 45.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.3% 38.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 7.2%

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