Sisters is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,224 people and just one neighborhood, Sisters is the 125th largest community in Oregon. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Sisters, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Sisters, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Sisters’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Sisters does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $41,750.
Real Estate Prices
Sisters home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Sisters real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sisters is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sisters is a city of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sisters who work in sales jobs (11.12%), management occupations (11.02%) and maintenance occupations (9.34%).
A relatively large number of people in Sisters telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.70% 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
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.12 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Sisters does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.