Wilsonville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 23,768 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wilsonville is the 28th largest community in Oregon.
Wilsonville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Wilsonville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Wilsonville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wilsonville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilsonville who work in office and administrative support (16.43%), sales jobs (15.62%), and management occupations (13.69%).
Also of interest is that Wilsonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Wilsonville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.58% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Wilsonville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Wilsonville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Wilsonville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Wilsonville, 41.92% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Wilsonville in 2010 was $36,505, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,020 for a family of four. However, Wilsonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wilsonville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wilsonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wilsonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Wilsonville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilsonville include English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Wilsonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.