Troutdale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 16,631 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Troutdale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Troutdale is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Troutdale who work in office and administrative support (19.19%), sales jobs (10.40%), and management occupations (7.36%).
The population of Troutdale overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Troutdale, 23.59% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Troutdale in 2010 was $25,705, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,820 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. Important ancestries of people in Troutdale include English, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Troutdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.