Tualatin, OR

Tualatin profile

Living in Tualatin

Tualatin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 27,942 people and nine 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 85.77% 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 (13.37%), management occupations (12.00%), and sales jobs (10.74%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Tualatin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.26% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

The education level of Tualatin ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tualatin, 45.76% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Tualatin in 2018 was $42,483, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,932 for a family of four. However, Tualatin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tualatin is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 20.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tualatin include German, English, Irish, European, and Norwegian.

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