Grant County, OR

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2020 Population
7,174
0.209% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
52.8
0.189% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16.1%
11.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,202
7.81% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$153,900
6.28% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
2,929
1.45% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Grant County, OR had a population of 7.17k people with a median age of 52.8 and a median household income of $48,202. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Grant County, OR declined from 7,189 to 7,174, a −0.209% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,712 to $48,202, a 7.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grant County, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.63%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.781%).

None of the households in Grant County, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Grant County, OR are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Grant County, OR was $153,900, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%. Most people in Grant County, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Grant County, OR was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Grant County, OR is home to a population of 7.17k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.86% of Grant County, OR residents were born outside of the country (205 people).

In 2020, there were 34.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.52k people) in Grant County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 189 White (Hispanic) and 179 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grant County, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.52k ± 12
  2. White (Hispanic)
    189 ± 71
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    179 ± 55.7
4.06%
Hispanic Population
291 people

In 2020, there were 34.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.52k people) in Grant County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 189 White (Hispanic) and 179 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.06% of the people in Grant County, OR are hispanic (291 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Grant County, OR as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.86%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
205 people
2.87%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
206 people

As of 2020, 2.86% of Grant County, OR residents (205 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grant County, OR was 2.87%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

52
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
60
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 12.8

In 2020, the median age of all people in Grant County, OR was 52.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 60. But people in Grant County, OR are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Grant County, OR residents was 53.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    141,609 ± 9,081 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,538 ± 3,676 people
  3. China
    22,455 ± 3,669 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 141,609 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,538 and China with 22,455.

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Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Grant County, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Grant County, OR was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    311 ± 88
  2. Korea
    153 ± 72
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    47 ± 42

Grant County, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oregon, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Oregon (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oregon.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oregon across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,561. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Grant County, OR employs 2.93k people. The largest industries in Grant County, OR are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (551 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (445 people), and Public Administration (317 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,833), Wholesale Trade ($60,500), and Public Administration ($52,344).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,202
2020 value
± $4,579
7.81%
1 Year Growth
± 14.6%

Households in Grant County, OR have a median annual income of $48,202, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,712 in 2019, which represents a 7.81% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$69,771
Average Male Salary in Oregon
± $1,792
$54,561
Average Female Salary in Oregon
± $1,535

In 2020, full-time male employees in Oregon made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Oregon by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Oregon
  1. Asian
    $64,025 ± $5,447
  2. White
    $54,721 ± $1,157
  3. Black
    $44,935 ± $6,848

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oregon workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Oregon.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Oregon by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grant County, OR is from Oregon.
0.464
2020 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2020, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.249% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oregon across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9601
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Grant County, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grant County, OR (1.13k out of 7.05k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,058 ± 173
  2. Native American
    57 ± 82
  3. Two Or More
    14 ± 88

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grant County, OR is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.93k
2020 Value
± 281
−1.45%
1 Year decline
± 13.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grant County, OR declined at a rate of −1.45%, from 2.97k employees to 2.93k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grant County, OR, are Management Occupations (420 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (288 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (218 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grant County, OR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grant County, OR, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (420 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (288 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (218 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant County, OR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.93 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.78 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grant County, OR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,065), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,667), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,587).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.93k
2020 Value
± 281
−1.45%
1 Year decline
± 13.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grant County, OR declined at a rate of −1.45%, from 2.97k employees to 2.93k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grant County, OR, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (551 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (445 people), and Public Administration (317 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grant County, OR, though some of these residents may live in Grant County, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grant County, OR, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (551 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (445 people), and Public Administration (317 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant County, OR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (15.3 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.32 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.09 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grant County, OR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($60,833), Wholesale Trade ($60,500), and Public Administration ($52,344).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $14.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Electronics with $19B, followed by Mixed freight ($18.8B) and Wood prods. ($14.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oregon products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$185B
2020 Value in Oregon
$358B
Projected 2050 Value in Oregon
93.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oregon trade was $185B. This is expected to increase 93.6% to $358B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oregon trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.1B
  2. $24.7B
  3. $3.73B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $36.1B, followed by California with $24.7B and Idaho and $3.73B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oregon shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Grant County, OR went to Donald J. Trump with 77.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.68%). The most partisan county was Lake County, OR with 79.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Grant County, OR
77.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Oregon
  1. 79.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 77.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Oregon was Lake County, OR with 79.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Oregon colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oregon over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grant County, OR was $153,900 in 2020, which is 0.67 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $144,800 to $153,900, a 6.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Grant County, OR is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Grant County, OR have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grant County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$153,900
2020 Median
± $17,061
$144,800
2019 Median
± $14,692

In 2020, the median property value in Grant County, OR grew to to $153,900 from the previous year's value of $144,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grant County, OR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grant County, OR the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,202
Median Household Income
± $4,579
3.45k
Number of Households
± 292

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.45k households in Grant County, OR grew to $48,202 from the previous year's value of $44,712.

The following chart displays the households in Grant County, OR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grant County, OR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grant County, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%
2020 Homeownership
71.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 75.4% of the housing units in Grant County, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grant County, OR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grant County, OR have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.71% of the workforce in Grant County, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.38%)
  3. Walked (8.07%)

In 2020, 73.9% of workers in Grant County, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.38%) and those who walked to work (8.07%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grant County, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grant County, OR have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Grant County, OR has health coverage, with 36.1% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 23.4% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 2.12% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oregon was $8,044 in 2014. This is a 7.73% increase from the previous year ($7,467).

Primary care physicians in Grant County, OR see 1196 patients per year on average, which represents a 16.5% increase from the previous year (1027 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1440 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 257 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.3%). Additionally, Malheur County and Union County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,196 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Grant County, OR

Primary care physicians in Grant County, OR see an average of 1,196 patients per year. This represents a 16.5% increase from the previous year (1,027 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grant County, OR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,044
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Oregon
$4,232
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,185
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,942
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oregon (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7.73%, from $7,467 to $8,044.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.89%
Uninsured
36.1%
Employer Coverage
17%
Medicaid
23.4%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
2.12%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grant County, OR grew by 25.8% from 5.47% to 6.89%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grant County, OR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.3% prevalence
  2. 14.8% prevalence
  3. 14.7% prevalence

Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oregon, at 18.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Oregon by county over multiple years.

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