Central Point is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 17,995 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Central Point is the 30th largest community in Oregon.
Central Point is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Central Point is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Central Point who work in office and administrative support (14.31%), sales jobs (10.74%), and management occupations (8.24%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Central Point spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.15 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Central Point who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.14% of the adults in Central Point have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Central Point in 2010 was $22,527, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,108 for a family of four. However, Central Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Central Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Central Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Central Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Central Point also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Central Point include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Central Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.