Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major factor when choosing which location works for your family. The rent burden for Talent is around 20.5% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Talent is about $170,220 and the median cost for rent is around $708 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Talent is 11.6% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.0% black, 2.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% other or not specified, 2.5% mixed race, and 93.7% white. Talent has a population density of 1,883 people per square mile. The total population of Talent consists of 6,492 people. In Talent, 9.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Talent, 56.0% participate in the labor force, 18.9% have some form of disability, 22.0% live in poverty, and 10.6% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 33.0% have a college degree, 10.8% have a graduate degree, and 21.9% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 53.4% are female and 46.6% are male. The median age of Talent is 41 years old.
An overview of Oregon
Out of a national average of 100, Oregon has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 110, and a housing index rating of 182. In total, Oregon has 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 citizens. Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Ohsu Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Oregon ranks 30th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oregon citizen is ranked 27th nation-wide. Additionally, Oregon is ranked 17th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 50% of Oregon residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Oregon ranks 28th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 29% of Oregon's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,026 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37°F. The average high winter temperature is around 57°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11°F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is around 65°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35°F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. On average, the state receives 3.06 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Oregon is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 75.0 AQI. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of roseflower, pinto violet, pink spineflower, and lemon balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the jerusalem cricket, the california mountain king snake, the franklin's bumble bee,, or the common garter snake. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.