Tualatin, OR


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Tualatin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 27,154 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Tualatin is the 19th largest community in Oregon.

Tualatin home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Tualatin real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Tualatin is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tualatin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tualatin who work in office and administrative support (13.95%), management occupations (13.07%), and sales jobs (12.92%).

Also of interest is that Tualatin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Tualatin is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Tualatin area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of Tualatin are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.78% of adults in Tualatin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tualatin in 2010 was $34,502, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,008 for a family of four. However, Tualatin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Tualatin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tualatin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Tualatin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tualatin include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

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