Talent is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 6,411 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Talent is the 73rd largest community in Oregon.
Talent is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Talent is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Talent who work in office and administrative support (15.33%), food service (10.76%), and management occupations (8.73%).
Also of interest is that Talent 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: 12.15% 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.
In terms of college education, Talent is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.86% of adults in Talent have a college degree.
The per capita income in Talent in 2010 was $21,380, which is middle income relative to Oregon, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,520 for a family of four. However, Talent contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Talent is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Talent home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Talent residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Talent also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Talent include English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Talent is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.