Cascade Locks is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,157 people and just one neighborhood, Cascade Locks is the 164th largest community 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. 40.58% 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 sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Cascade Locks who work in office and administrative support (13.87%), food service (9.95%) and farm management occupations (9.16%).
Another important characteristic of Cascade Locks is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The city 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, Cascade Locks has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cascade Locks a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Cascade Locks does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.