Happy Valley, OR

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2020 Population
22,049
5.14% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.2
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
3.36%
9.12% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$124,381
1.03% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$526,900
3.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Happy Valley, OR had a population of 22k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $124,381. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Happy Valley, OR grew from 20,971 to 22,049, a 5.14% increase and its median household income declined from $125,676 to $124,381, a −1.03% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Happy Valley, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.68%), White (Hispanic) (2.79%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.28%).

None of the households in Happy Valley, 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.

96.5% of the residents in Happy Valley, OR are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Happy Valley, OR was $526,900, and the homeownership rate was 85.2%.

Most people in Happy Valley, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Happy Valley, OR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Happy Valley, OR is home to a population of 22k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.5% of Happy Valley, OR residents were born outside of the country (3.42k people).

In 2020, there were 3.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.7k people) in Happy Valley, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.34k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.5%
2020 Citizenship
95.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.5% of Happy Valley, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Happy Valley, OR was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Happy Valley, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.7k ± 765
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.34k ± 654
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.47k ± 421
4.34%
Hispanic Population
956 people

In 2020, there were 3.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.7k people) in Happy Valley, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.34k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.34% of the people in Happy Valley, OR are hispanic (956 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

15.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.42k people
16%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.36k people

As of 2020, 15.5% of Happy Valley, OR residents (3.42k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Happy Valley, OR was 16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    356 ± 130
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    159 ± 85
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    156 ± 91

Happy Valley, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Happy Valley, OR employs 11.1k people. The largest industries in Happy Valley, OR are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,345 people), Retail Trade (1,294 people), and Manufacturing (1,037 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($148,516), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($105,757), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($102,250).

Occupations

11.1k
2020 Value
± 832
1.43%
1 Year growth
± 9.73%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Happy Valley, OR grew at a rate of 1.43%, from 11k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Happy Valley, OR, are Management Occupations (1,799 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,192 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,157 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Happy Valley, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.1k
2020 Value
± 832
1.43%
1 Year growth
± 9.73%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Happy Valley, OR grew at a rate of 1.43%, from 11k employees to 11.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Happy Valley, OR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,345 people), Retail Trade (1,294 people), and Manufacturing (1,037 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Happy Valley, OR, though some of these residents may live in Happy Valley, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$77,957
Median earning men ± $6,474
$46,760
Median earning women ± $5,284

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($128,906), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($105,948), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($101,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($157,806), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,138), and Manufacturing ($70,521).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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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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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.

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.725% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.812% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (878k), High School or Equivalent (788k), and Bachelors Degree (661k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Happy Valley, OR was $526,900 in 2020, which is 2.29 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $508,400 to $526,900, a 3.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Happy Valley, OR is 85.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Happy Valley, OR have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Happy Valley, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Happy Valley, OR is $124,381. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Happy Valley, OR was Census Tract 222.07 with a value of $134,229, followed by Census Tract 232.01 and Census Tract 222.05, with respective values of $106,607 and $106,306.

Property

$526,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$24,475
$6,156
Median Property Taxes
±$511

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Happy Valley, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Happy Valley, OR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

85.2%
Homeownership
2020
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 85.2% of the housing units in Happy Valley, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 222.07
  2. Census Tract 232.01
  3. Census Tract 222.05

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Happy Valley, OR was Census Tract 222.07 with a value of $134,229, followed by Census Tract 232.01 and Census Tract 222.05, with respective values of $106,607 and $106,306.

The following map shows all of the places in Happy Valley, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$124,381
Median Household Income
± $6,274
7.23k
Number of Households
± 656

In 2020, the median household income of the 7.23k households in Happy Valley, OR declined from $124,381 from the previous year's value of $125,676.

The following chart displays the households in Happy Valley, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Happy Valley, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.79%)

In 2020, 75.3% of workers in Happy Valley, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.79%).

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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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Happy Valley, OR have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.8% of the workforce in Happy Valley, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

3.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Happy Valley, OR (737 out of 22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Happy Valley, OR is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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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95.5% of the population of Happy Valley, OR has health coverage, with 65.1% on employee plans, 6.89% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.903% 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 Clackamas County, OR see 1098 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.52% decrease from the previous year (1115 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1191 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 303 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,098 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clackamas County, OR

Primary care physicians in Clackamas County, OR see an average of 1,098 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% decrease from the previous year (1,115 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.1% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.45%
Uninsured
65.1%
Employer Coverage
6.89%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.903%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Happy Valley, OR grew by 22.6% from 3.63% to 4.45%.

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

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