Wilsonville, OR


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Wilsonville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 22,729 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 86.76% 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 (15.02%), management occupations (13.97%), and sales jobs (13.42%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.23% 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.

The citizens of Wilsonville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.79% of adults in Wilsonville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wilsonville in 2010 was $34,219, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,876 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 13.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilsonville include English, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Wilsonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.