La Pine is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,777 people and three constituent neighborhoods, La Pine is the 146th largest community in Oregon. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in La Pine, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to La Pine, and putting down their money on brand new construction. La Pine’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. La Pine does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $29,398.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Pine is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Pine is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Pine who work in sales jobs (16.19%), office and administrative support (10.44%), and management occupations (9.83%).
Also of interest is that La Pine has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) La Pine has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. La Pine has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in La Pine than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, La Pine may be for you.
The citizens of La Pine are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.97% of adults in La Pine have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in La Pine in 2010 was $17,734, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,936 for a family of four.
The people who call La Pine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Pine residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in La Pine include Irish, English, French Canadian, and French .
The most common language spoken in La Pine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.