West Linn is a town in Oregon with just under 27,000 residents. The city's population, at an average age of just over 40, is middle-of-the-pack compared to other cities in Oregon, which has an average age of 39. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 79% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,430 a month, exceeding the state average by $352 per month, relatively high rent costs could be a factor in the higher levels of ownership.
There are three primary industries in West Linn: healthcare, retail, and scientific. Together, these industries account for 21% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of residents work in management, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $112,000, the sixth-highest average income of any municipality in the state, West Linn workers are generally well-compensated for their efforts. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. West Linn has a high number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 25% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Averaging about 30 minutes, West Linn's commute time is slower than the Oregon average of about 25 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, opted for by 42% of workers, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.