Tillamook, OR

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Living in Tillamook

Tillamook is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 5,204 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tillamook is the 87th largest community in Oregon. Much of the housing stock in Tillamook was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tillamook is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tillamook is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tillamook who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), sales jobs (14.46%), and food service (8.47%).

One of the nice things about Tillamook is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One of the benefits of Tillamook is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.77 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The rate of college-level education in Tillamook is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.97% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tillamook in 2018 was $21,612, which is low income relative to Oregon, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,448 for a family of four.

Tillamook is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tillamook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tillamook residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Tillamook also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tillamook include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Tillamook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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