Most Expensive Eugene Neighborhoods
Eugene is a relatively large city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 160,561 people and 45 constituent neighborhoods, Eugene is the second largest community in Oregon.
Eugene is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Eugene is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eugene who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (11.52%) and management occupations (9.67%).
Of important note, Eugene is also a city of artists. Eugene has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Eugene’s character.
Also of interest is that Eugene has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Eugene is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Eugene has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Eugene enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Eugene.
Not only is Eugene a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.83 minutes getting to work every day.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Eugene is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Eugene area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The population of Eugene is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.89% of adults in Eugene have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eugene in 2010 was $26,313, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,252 for a family of four. However, Eugene contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eugene is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eugene home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eugene residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eugene include German, Irish, English, Italian, Norwegian and European.
The most common language spoken in Eugene is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||65,924|
|EUGENE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||46.80%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||53.20%|
|TYPE OF EUGENE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||55.13%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.73%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.16%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.49%|
|SIZE OF EUGENE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.96%|
|AGE OF EUGENE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.08%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||48.97%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||29.48%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.48%|
|EUGENE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$281,293|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,076|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $59,000||5.89%|
|$59,001 - $118,000||3.27%|
|$118,001 - $236,000||26.75%|
|$236,001 - $354,000||36.00%|
|$354,001 - $471,000||14.94%|
|$471,001 - $589,000||7.13%|
|$589,001 - $884,000||4.47%|
|$884,001 - $1,178,000||1.09%|
|PEOPLE OF EUGENE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.77%|
|5 TO 17||13.22%|
|18 TO 24||19.55%|
|25 TO 34||13.73%|
|35 TO 54||23.11%|
|55 TO 64||12.03%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.59%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.28%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$42,715|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$26,313|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.40%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (16.57%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.79%)
Public Service (3.45%)
Information Technology (2.52%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.49%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.91%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.28%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.68%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.00%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.37%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.94%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.51%)
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