Scappoose is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 7,564 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Scappoose is the 69th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities, Scappoose isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Scappoose are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scappoose is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scappoose who work in sales jobs (12.11%), management occupations (9.34%), and office and administrative support (8.63%).
Also of interest is that Scappoose has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Scappoose telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.23% 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.
In Scappoose, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in Scappoose who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.62% of adults in Scappoose have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Scappoose in 2018 was $38,382, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,528 for a family of four. However, Scappoose contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Scappoose is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Scappoose home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scappoose residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Scappoose include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Scappoose is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.