Tualatin, OR

Tualatin profile

Living in Tualatin

Tualatin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 27,837 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 85.00% 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 management occupations (13.64%), office and administrative support (13.34%), and sales jobs (10.89%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.30% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Tualatin is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.34% of adults in Tualatin have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Tualatin in 2018 was $42,260, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,040 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 16.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tualatin include German, Irish, English, European, and Norwegian.

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