Forest Grove employment information

IndexForest GroveOregonNational
Income per capita$22,628$28,822$29,829
Median household income$49,857$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,154$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,321$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$31,832$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$20,328$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.4%15.7%15.1%
The Forest Grove, OR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Forest Grove is $22,628, which is 21% lower than than the Oregon average and 24% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,857, which is 6% lower than than the Oregon average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forest Grove is 5%, which is equal to than the national average. The poverty rate in Forest Grove is 15% which is 2% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$33,234$49,857$99,714
City
$35,509$53,270$106,540
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Forest Grove is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Grove is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Grove is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Grove is 2% higher than the national average.

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Forest Grove median earnings by income bracket

Forest Grove employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%0.9%
Manufacturing sector29.2%4.6%
Financial & insurance services1.5%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.9%16.9%
Public administration2.7%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%1.5%
Education, health & social services9.7%37.6%
Other23.8%27.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bethany, OR22,819$117,056112%
Bull Mountain, OR9,684$102,81886%
Sherwood, OR18,965$86,11156%
Oak Hills, OR11,678$83,42151%
Banks, OR1,688$82,50049%
Forest Grove, OR23,214$49,85710%

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Avon Lake, OH23,221$80,88446%
Laguna Beach, CA23,204$100,50682%
Belton, MO23,236$60,4059%
Duncan, OK23,240$40,24327%
Brandon, MS23,186$71,48529%
Forest Grove, OR23,214$49,85710%
Source: The Forest Grove, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).