Wilsonville, OR
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Wilsonville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 24,582 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 85.95% 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 (16.93%), sales jobs (13.80%), and management occupations (11.90%).

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 8.81% 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.

Wilsonville, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

The citizens of Wilsonville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.84% of adults in Wilsonville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wilsonville in 2010 was $41,242, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,968 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 11.36% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilsonville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

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