Cloverdale is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 253 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cloverdale is the 204th largest community in Oregon.
Cloverdale home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Cloverdale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Cloverdale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cloverdale is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cloverdale who work in office and administrative support (34.62%), management occupations (20.51%), and teaching (14.10%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cloverdale has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cloverdale has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cloverdale than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cloverdale may be for you.
Cloverdale is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Cloverdale is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Cloverdale isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 1.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Cloverdale is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Cloverdale with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.08% of adults in Cloverdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cloverdale in 2010 was $25,532, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,128 for a family of four. However, Cloverdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cloverdale is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cloverdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cloverdale residents report their race to be White. Cloverdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.28% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cloverdale include Irish, German, Swiss, and French .
The most common language spoken in Cloverdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.