Rogue River is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,178 people and just one neighborhood, Rogue River is the 121st largest community in Oregon.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Rogue River are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Rogue River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rogue River is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rogue River who work in office and administrative support (18.72%), sales jobs (14.66%) and healthcare suport services (12.79%).
A relatively large number of people in Rogue River telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.88% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
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!) Rogue River 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. Rogue River has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rogue River than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rogue River may be for you.