Oroville is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,679 people and just one neighborhood, Oroville is the 202nd largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Oroville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oroville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oroville who work in office and administrative support (13.15%), management occupations (10.68%) and maintenance occupations (9.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oroville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oroville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oroville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oroville may be for you.
One of the benefits of Oroville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.88 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Oroville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.