Most Expensive West Linn Neighborhoods
West Linn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 26,289 people and five 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.
West Linn is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Linn is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Linn who work in sales jobs (17.97%), management occupations (17.87%) and office and administrative support (12.37%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.43% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, West Linn really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is West Linn perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, West Linn is a pretty powerful place. 54.11% of the adults in West Linn have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in West Linn in 2010 was $41,622, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,488 for a family of four.
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, Norwegian, Italian and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in West Linn is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|WEST LINN INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,902|
|WEST LINN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||75.87%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||24.13%|
|TYPE OF WEST LINN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||74.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.24%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.41%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.19%|
|SIZE OF WEST LINN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.10%|
|AGE OF WEST LINN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.67%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||64.13%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||14.53%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.67%|
|WEST LINN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$547,507|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,716|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||2.55%|
|$71,001 - $143,000||1.44%|
|$143,001 - $285,000||6.48%|
|$285,001 - $428,000||17.17%|
|$428,001 - $570,000||28.77%|
|$570,001 - $713,000||17.91%|
|$713,001 - $1,069,000||20.25%|
|$1,069,001 - $1,425,000||3.64%|
|PEOPLE OF WEST LINN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.49%|
|5 TO 17||19.35%|
|18 TO 24||7.20%|
|25 TO 34||8.00%|
|35 TO 54||31.23%|
|55 TO 64||16.51%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.21%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.23%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$83,933|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,622|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.47%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (15.98%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.22%)
Real estate (3.52%)
Public Service (3.17%)
Information Technology (2.36%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.59%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.29%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.09%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.09%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.43%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.60%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.56%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.02%)
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