Area Info for Talent, OR


Talent (pop. 6,255) is located in Oregon’s beautiful Rogue Valley, just off Interstate 5
between the cities of Ashland (pop. 24,000) and Medford (pop. 75,000).View the City
of Talent website.

Talent is close to skiing and hiking opportunities in the beautiful Siskiyou Mountains.
Emigrant Lake, Hyatt Lake and Howard Prairie Reservoir are just a short drive away.

At an elevation of 1635 ft., Talent is surrounded by prime agricultural land producing pears, grapes, cherries, peaches, and many other conventional and organic treats.

The small-town/home-town feel of Talent brings families and community together. From artisan workshops to family farms, Talent is a haven for those who desire community, business support and small town arts.

Residential and commercial growth in Talent is carefully monitored and planned to protect the delicate balance of natural beauty and business opportunity.

Be a part of this robust time in Talent’s history. Come home to community and family…come home to Talent.

Talent Business Information:

When you join the Talent Chamber of Commerce you become a visible part of our strong business community. Networking with existing chamber members at our monthly Greeters meetings provides essential business contacts and relationships that will help in growing your business.


Who’s doing business in Talent?

Building supply
Food and beverage
Landscaping supply
Large and small animal veterinary
Organic farms
Plant nurseries

Several of Talent’s local companies market nationally and internationally. We may be small but our reach and our vision are global.

In addition, Oregon has no state sales tax. A big savings in time and paperwork. Talent residential property taxes (2005) were $17.20 per $1,000.


spring_lilacAverage Temperatures:
– Winter: 48 High/30 Low
– Spring: 63 High/36 Low
– Summer: 84 High/49 Low
– Fall: 67 High/37 Low
– The warmest month on average is July.
– The coolest month on average is January.

Rainfall (per month):
– Winter (Nov.-Jan.) 2.71 in.
– Spring (Feb.-Apr.) 1.90 in.
– Summer (May-Aug.) .90 in.
– Fall (Sept.-Oct.) 1.16 in.