Clackamas is a somewhat small town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 10,347 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clackamas is the 48th largest community in Oregon.
Clackamas home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Clackamas real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Clackamas is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clackamas is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clackamas who work in sales jobs (17.16%), office and administrative support (11.55%), and management occupations (10.23%).
Even though Clackamas is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly taxis for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The overall education level of Clackamas citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.42% 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 2010 was $30,545, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,180 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 11.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clackamas include English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Clackamas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.