Philomath is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 4,599 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Philomath is the 83rd largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities, Philomath isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Philomath are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Philomath is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Philomath who work in office and administrative support (11.38%), teaching (9.80%), and management occupations (8.13%).
Also of interest is that Philomath has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Philomath 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: 36.16% of adults in Philomath have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Philomath in 2010 was $24,658, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,632 for a family of four. However, Philomath contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Philomath is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Philomath home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Philomath residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Philomath include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Philomath is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.