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West Linn, OR
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West Linn profile


Living in West Linn



West Linn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 26,931 people and six constituent neighborhoods, West Linn is the 20th largest community in Oregon.

West Linn home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but West Linn real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that West Linn 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: 20.53% 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.

Because of many things, West Linn is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West Linn a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West Linn has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West Linn’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to West Linn, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. West Linn is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 62.92% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in West Linn in 2018 was $58,920, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,680 for a family of four.

West Linn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Linn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Linn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Linn include German, English, Irish, European, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in West Linn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.