Welches is a very small town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 3,327 people and just one neighborhood, Welches is the 102nd largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Welches isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Welches are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Welches is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Welches who work in sales jobs (13.01%), office and administrative support (10.33%) and management occupations (8.19%).
Of important note, Welches is also a town of artists. Welches has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Welches’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town 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, Welches has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Welches a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Welches, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.90 minutes every day commuting to work.