St. Paul is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 430 people and just one neighborhood, St. Paul is the 197th largest community in Oregon.
Real Estate Prices
St. Paul home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but St. Paul real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, St. Paul isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. Paul are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Paul is a city of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Paul who work in office and administrative support (20.86%), management occupations (13.50%) and business and financial occupations (9.20%).
A relatively large number of people in St. Paul telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.50% 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
St. Paul is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, St. Paul’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, St. Paul does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.