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.
Waldport is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waldport is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waldport who work in management occupations (14.81%), sales jobs (13.26%), and office and administrative support (11.99%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waldport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waldport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waldport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waldport may be for you.
Waldport is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Waldport is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Waldport with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.09% of adults in Waldport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waldport in 2010 was $23,224, 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 $92,896 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 Asian. 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.