Waldport, OR


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Waldport is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,130 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Waldport is the 127th largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waldport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waldport is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waldport who work in sales jobs (13.82%), office and administrative support (13.68%), and food service (11.99%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Waldport has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Waldport a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the nice things about Waldport is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

As is often the case in a small city, Waldport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Waldport are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.74% of adults in Waldport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Waldport in 2010 was $23,588, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,352 for a family of four. However, Waldport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Waldport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waldport residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Waldport include German, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.

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

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