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Forest Grove Jobs Overview

26,403
Job Openings
4.2%
Unemployment Rate
$52,140
Median Base Salary
24k
Population

Forest Grove has the 1311th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 12.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Forest Grove is part of the Portland metro area. Unemployment in the Portland area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Portland has the 20th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Forest Grove is above average at $52,140, and the median cost of a home in Forest Grove is $223,500, which is above the national average. 22% of workers in Forest Grove hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Forest Grove. 74% of Forest Grove workers drive to work alone, 5% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Forest Grove spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.