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Somerset West-Rock Creek, OR (Oregon) Houses and Residents

Total population: 62,062 (Urban population: 52,898, Rural population: 793 (50 farm, 743 nonfarm))

Houses: 23,031 (21,427 occupied: 13,985 owner occupied, 12,821 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

39%

Housing density: 1,169 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $358,109.

Median contract rent in 2015: $712 (lower quartile is $618, upper quartile is $830)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,094


Median gross rent in Somerset West-Rock Creek, OR in 2015: $782

Housing units in Somerset West-Rock Creek with a mortgage: 8,544 (1,044 second mortgage, 1,151 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,201



Somerset West-Rock Creek, Oregon Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $362,075 (it was $202,600 in 2000)
Somerset West-Rock Creek:

$362,075
Oregon:

$264,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $276,151 - $491,574

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,661
  • In family households: 43,907 (11,217 male householders, 2,851 female householders)
    11,908 spouses, 15,691 children (14,556 natural, 348 adopted, 787 stepchildren), 259 grandchildren, 393 brothers or sisters, 315 parents, 556 other relatives, 717 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,754 (3,941 male householders (2,749 living alone)), 3,439 female householders (2,663 living alone)), 2,374 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 30 (12 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,602 2-persons, 3,427 3-persons, 3,309 4-persons, 1,189 5-persons, 365 6-persons, 176 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,412 1-person, 1,659 2-persons, 261 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

11,192 married couples with children.
2,406 single-parent households (605 men, 1,801 women).

77.9% of residents of Somerset West-Rock Creek speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
5.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
12.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 10,140 (18.9%)
(34.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Somerset West-Rock Creek, Oregon:

  • 15no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 1,3402 bedrooms
  • 5,3433 bedrooms
  • 3,7764 bedrooms
  • 7985+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset West-Rock Creek, Oregon:

  • 567no bedroom
  • 3,1421 bedroom
  • 4,3982 bedrooms
  • 1,6543 bedrooms
  • 2724 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset West-Rock Creek in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 195no vehicle
  • 2,4891 vehicle
  • 6,5812 vehicles
  • 1,6583 vehicles
  • 3214 vehicles
  • 995+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population

Cars and other vehicles available in Somerset West-Rock Creek in renter-occupied apartments

  • 747no vehicle
  • 5,4851 vehicle
  • 3,1622 vehicles
  • 5453 vehicles
  • 1124 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Somerset West-Rock Creek, Oregon:

  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 2733 rooms
  • 5304 rooms
  • 1,3255 rooms
  • 2,2716 rooms
  • 2,4987 rooms
  • 2,1138 rooms
  • 2,3109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somerset West-Rock Creek, Oregon:

  • 5441 room
  • 1,5682 rooms
  • 2,3213 rooms
  • 2,5254 rooms
  • 1,8025 rooms
  • 8036 rooms
  • 2837 rooms
  • 1688 rooms
  • 709+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Somerset West-Rock Creek, OR household income distribution

  • 812Less than $10,000
  • 617$10,000 to $14,999
  • 715$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,152$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,223$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,028$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,059$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,190$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,089$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,270$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,893$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,238$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,868$100,000 to $124,999
  • 935$125,000 to $149,999
  • 788$150,000 to $199,999
  • 571$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,7221995 to March 2000
  • 1,7811990 to 1994
  • 1,4111985 to 1989
  • 1,0751980 to 1984
  • 9451975 to 1979
  • 3681970 to 1974
  • 3001965 to 1969
  • 538Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Somerset West-Rock Creek population
Somerset West-Rock Creek commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 608
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,959
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,610
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,020
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,284
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,990
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,657
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 630
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,071
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,663
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 961
  • 90 or more minutes: 390
Somerset West-Rock Creek, OR Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 70.7%
Number of people working at home: 1,269 (4.4% of all workers)

Somerset West-Rock Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 22,344 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 2,585 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 629 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 257 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 606 (2%)
  • Railroad: 358 (1%)
  • Taxi: 21 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 40 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 159 (1%)
  • Walked: 676 (2%)
  • Other means: 168 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,269 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 14,301
 German: 6,852
 English: 3,995
 Irish: 3,440
 United States or American: 2,675
 Norwegian: 1,715
 Italian: 1,629
 Swedish: 1,101
 European: 1,028
 Scottish: 974
 Polish: 879
 French (except Basque): 790
 Scotch-Irish: 640
 Dutch: 567
 Danish: 473
 French Canadian: 448
 Russian: 394
 British: 338
 Scandinavian: 332
 Welsh: 313
 Arab:: 297
 Swiss: 282
 Iranian: 245
 Hungarian: 232
 Northern European: 227
 Canadian: 200
 Czech: 174
 Finnish: 172
 Romanian: 143
 Austrian: 138
 Subsaharan African:: 134
 Greek: 112
 Portuguese: 94
 Croatian: 91
 Lebanese: 87
 Ukrainian: 72
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 67
 Palestinian: 64
 Czechoslovakian: 59
 Belgian: 58
 Lithuanian: 56
 Yugoslavian: 56
 Arab/Arabic: 52
 Iraqi: 49
 African: 43
 Jamaican: 39
 Slovene: 38
 Albanian: 36
 Other Arab: 35
 Turkish: 35
 Australian: 32
 Somalian: 32
 Latvian: 32
 Nigerian: 30
 Eastern European: 28
 South African: 19
 Maltese: 18
 New Zealander: 18
 Estonian: 18
 Icelander: 18
 Bulgarian: 15
 Basque: 14
 Celtic: 13
 Cypriot: 11
 Slavic: 11
 Armenian: 10
 Serbian: 10
 Ghanian: 10
 Brazilian: 10
 Jordanian: 10
 Acadian/Cajun: 9
 Luxemburger: 8
 Barbadian: 8
 British West Indian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 7
 Dutch West Indian: 6
 Israeli: 6
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 25%India
  • 10%Vietnam
  • 8%Korea
  • 7%Mexico
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Taiwan
  • 4%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 18,949
  • Northeast: 2,514
  • Midwest: 5,282
  • South: 2,732
  • West: 13,547

35% of Somerset West-Rock Creek residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Oregon.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 80
  • 7th and 8th grade: 123
  • 9th grade: 71
  • 10th grade: 73
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 321
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,030
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,186
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,806
  • Associate degree: 1,349
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,140
  • Master's degree: 2,605
  • Professional school degree: 463
  • Doctorate degree: 500

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 93
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 82
  • 7th and 8th grade: 182
  • 9th grade: 93
  • 10th grade: 167
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 336
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,146
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,458
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,259
  • Associate degree: 1,252
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,932
  • Master's degree: 1,565
  • Professional school degree: 280
  • Doctorate degree: 118

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 24.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 7.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 3.2%Females
Somerset West-Rock Creek marital status for males
Somerset West-Rock Creek marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,153
  • One, attached: 719
  • Two: 209
  • 3 or 4: 909
  • 5 to 9: 2,346
  • 10 to 19: 2,742
  • 20 to 49: 1,582
  • 50 or more: 2,115
  • Mobile homes: 1,256

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,341

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Somerset West-Rock Creek:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 86.2%Electricity
  • 13.4%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 615
Here:

10.0%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 176
Here:

6.5%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 443
Here:

14.7%
Oregon:

16.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)