Rhododendron is a very small town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,554 people and just one neighborhood, Rhododendron is the 116th largest community in Oregon.
Real Estate Prices
Rhododendron home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Rhododendron real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Rhododendron is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rhododendron is a town of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rhododendron who work in sales jobs (13.49%), management occupations (10.70%) and business and financial occupations (8.81%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Rhododendron is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Rhododendron 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. Rhododendron has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rhododendron than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rhododendron may be for you.
One downside of living in Rhododendron is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rhododendron, the average commute to work is 36.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.