Tangent is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,183 people and just one neighborhood, Tangent is the 161st largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Tangent is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tangent is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tangent who work in office and administrative support (17.43%), food service (11.47%) and sales jobs (10.32%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.41% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Tangent has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Tangent has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Tangent than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Tangent may be for you.