Hood River, OR


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Hood River is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 7,624 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hood River is the 66th largest community in Oregon.

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

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hood River is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hood River is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hood River who work in office and administrative support (13.53%), sales jobs (10.82%), and management occupations (8.96%).

Also of interest is that Hood River has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hood River spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.45 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Hood River 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: 39.94% of adults in Hood River have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hood River in 2010 was $26,357, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,428 for a family of four. However, Hood River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Hood River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hood River residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Hood River also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hood River include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Hood River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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