Seaside is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 6,492 people and just one neighborhood, Seaside is the 70th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Seaside is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Seaside is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seaside who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), food service (14.49%) and sales jobs (13.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Seaside is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Seaside spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.14 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.