Gladstone is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 11,986 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Gladstone is the 43rd largest community in Oregon.
Gladstone is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gladstone is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gladstone who work in office and administrative support (21.05%), sales jobs (12.22%), and management occupations (7.29%).
The percentage of adults in Gladstone who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.72% of the adults in Gladstone have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gladstone in 2010 was $26,507, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,028 for a family of four. However, Gladstone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gladstone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gladstone residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Gladstone also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gladstone include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Gladstone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.