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 88.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Talent is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Talent who work in office and administrative support (17.72%), food service (11.71%), and sales jobs (10.42%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Talent telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.38% 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.
The overall education level of Talent is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.07% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Talent in 2010 was $20,166, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,664 for a family of four. However, Talent contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Black or African-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 10.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Talent include German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Talent is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.