Molalla is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,265 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Molalla is the 61st largest community in Oregon.
When you are in Molalla, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.45% of Molalla’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Molalla is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Molalla who work in office and administrative support (11.60%), sales jobs (9.53%), and healthcare suport services (8.07%).
Also of interest is that Molalla has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Molalla is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Molalla, the average commute to work is 34.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In Molalla, just 11.56% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Molalla in 2018 was $26,498, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,992 for a family of four. However, Molalla contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Molalla is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Molalla home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Molalla residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Molalla also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Molalla include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Molalla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.