Most Expensive Lake Oswego Neighborhoods
Lake Oswego is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 37,990 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Lake Oswego is the 13th largest community in Oregon.
Lake Oswego home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Lake Oswego real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lake Oswego is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake Oswego is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Oswego who work in management occupations (18.51%), sales jobs (14.93%) and office and administrative support (10.17%).
Of important note, Lake Oswego is also a city of artists. Lake Oswego has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lake Oswego’s character.
Also of interest is that Lake Oswego has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.41% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Lake Oswego is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Lake Oswego, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lake Oswego, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lake Oswego is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lake Oswego in 2010 was $57,359, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $229,436 for a family of four. However, Lake Oswego contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lake Oswego home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Oswego residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lake Oswego include German, English, Irish, Italian, Norwegian and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lake Oswego is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|LAKE OSWEGO INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||16,004|
|LAKE OSWEGO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.90%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.10%|
|TYPE OF LAKE OSWEGO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||61.12%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.03%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.76%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.88%|
|SIZE OF LAKE OSWEGO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.79%|
|AGE OF LAKE OSWEGO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.91%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||62.67%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.10%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.32%|
|LAKE OSWEGO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$684,490|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,638|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||0.61%|
|$71,001 - $143,000||1.83%|
|$143,001 - $285,000||6.92%|
|$285,001 - $428,000||8.29%|
|$428,001 - $570,000||15.93%|
|$570,001 - $713,000||20.94%|
|$713,001 - $1,069,000||24.18%|
|$1,069,001 - $1,425,000||10.84%|
|PEOPLE OF LAKE OSWEGO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.31%|
|5 TO 17||17.75%|
|18 TO 24||5.67%|
|25 TO 34||7.90%|
|35 TO 54||29.73%|
|55 TO 64||17.18%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.46%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.80%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$84,244|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$57,359|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.56%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.53%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.16%)
Real estate (4.22%)
Public Service (2.80%)
Information Technology (2.42%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.58%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.14%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.33%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.87%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (20.87%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.58%)
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