Oakridge is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 3,201 people and just one neighborhood, Oakridge is the 101st largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Oakridge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oakridge is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakridge who work in teaching (16.93%), office and administrative support (13.47%) and management occupations (11.68%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.54% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Oakridge is worth considering.