Troutdale, OR

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Living in Troutdale

Troutdale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 16,183 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Troutdale is the 34th largest community in Oregon.

Housing costs in Troutdale are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.

Troutdale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Troutdale is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Troutdale who work in office and administrative support (13.48%), sales jobs (11.53%), and management occupations (7.61%).

Of important note, Troutdale is also a city of artists. Troutdale has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Troutdale’s character.

Despite being a small city, Troutdale has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Troutdale citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.14% of adults in Troutdale have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Troutdale in 2018 was $29,838, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,352 for a family of four. However, Troutdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Troutdale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Troutdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Troutdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Troutdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Troutdale include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Troutdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.