Clackamas, OR
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Clackamas profile

Living in Clackamas

Clackamas is a medium-sized town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 22,150 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clackamas is the 27th largest community in Oregon.

Housing costs in Clackamas 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clackamas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clackamas is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clackamas who work in office and administrative support (11.90%), sales jobs (10.68%), and management occupations (9.21%).

The overall education level of Clackamas citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.72% of adults in Clackamas have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Clackamas in 2018 was $36,735, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,940 for a family of four. However, Clackamas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Clackamas is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clackamas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clackamas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Clackamas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clackamas include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Russian.

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