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Eagle Creek, OR

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Overview


Eagle Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 6,124 people and just one neighborhood, Eagle Creek is the 80th largest community in Oregon.

Eagle Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Eagle Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Eagle Creek is a blue-collar town, with 38.36% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Eagle Creek is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagle Creek who work in sales jobs (12.11%), office and administrative support (11.22%), and management occupations (8.69%).

Of important note, Eagle Creek is also a town of artists. Eagle Creek has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Eagle Creek’s character.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Eagle Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eagle Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Eagle Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

The citizens of Eagle Creek are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.16% of adults in Eagle Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Eagle Creek in 2018 was $36,753, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,012 for a family of four. However, Eagle Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Eagle Creek is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Eagle Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eagle Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Eagle Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.20% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eagle Creek include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Eagle Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America, with 32.5% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Diversity

Significantly, 6.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Eagle Creek are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 30.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.8%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Eagle Creek, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report English roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (75.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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