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.
Hood River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.21%), sales jobs (10.86%), and food service (9.71%).
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.
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 15.84 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Hood River are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.06% of adults in Hood River have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hood River in 2010 was $25,642, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,568 for a family of four. However, Hood River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hood River is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 24.11% 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.