Central Point is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 18,997 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Central Point is the 33rd largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Central Point is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.37%), sales jobs (11.22%), and management occupations (8.95%).
One of the benefits of Central Point is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.69 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Central Point are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.70% of adults in Central Point having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Central Point in 2018 was $35,549, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,196 for a family of four. However, Central Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Central Point is a very 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 Hawaiian. 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 14.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Central Point include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Central Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.