A small city located in Oregon, Tigard has a population of approximately 52,000. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 39, are younger than most cities in Oregon. The majority of residents own their homes in Tigard, and 39% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could play a role, as the average rent of $1,174 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,077.
Tigard has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't widely used. A small percentage of residents walk to work.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Tigard. The four most common are retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and scientific. Together, these industries make up 27% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top field in the city. Tigard workers bring in an average annual income of just over $85K, more than the state average. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Tigard has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 20% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.