Shady Cove is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,973 people and just one neighborhood, Shady Cove is the 108th largest community in Oregon.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Shady Cove 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
Shady Cove is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shady Cove is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shady Cove who work in sales jobs (17.32%), management occupations (17.14%) and office and administrative support (16.86%).
A relatively large number of people in Shady Cove telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.63% 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
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Shady Cove has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shady Cove a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Shady Cove, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.