Keizer is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 39,157 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Keizer is the 14th largest community in Oregon.
Keizer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Keizer is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Keizer who work in office and administrative support (12.70%), sales jobs (12.37%), and business and financial occupations (6.21%).
Also of interest is that Keizer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.45% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In terms of college education, Keizer is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.11% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Keizer in 2018 was $29,765, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,060 for a family of four. However, Keizer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Keizer is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Keizer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Keizer residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Keizer also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Keizer include German, Irish, English, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Keizer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.