Scappoose is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 6,954 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 office and administrative support (12.74%), sales jobs (12.20%), and management occupations (8.40%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.53% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
One downside of living in Scappoose, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.24 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Scappoose doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Scappoose citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.21% of adults in Scappoose have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Scappoose in 2010 was $28,825, which is wealthy relative to Oregon, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,300 for a family of four. However, Scappoose contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Scappoose is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.