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1.11% growth
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1.5% growth
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0.48% decline
Median Property Value
6.91% growth


The economy of Jefferson County, OR employs 8,128 people. The economy of Jefferson County, OR is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 7.66; 1.78; and 1.64 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Jefferson County, OR are Manufacturing (1,141), Healthcare & Social Assistance (979), and Retail trade (934), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($44,406), Utilities ($43,566), and Finance & Insurance ($40,700).

Median household income in Jefferson County, OR is $47,063. Males in Jefferson County, OR have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,611. The income inequality of Jefferson County, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Jefferson County, OR. In Jefferson County, OR the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 54 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,270. Jefferson County, OR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Oregon.


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Jefferson County, OR is home to a population of 22,305 people, from which 95.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Jefferson County, OR is composed of 13,410 White residents (60.1%), 4,421 Hispanic residents (19.8%), 3,614 Native residents (16.2%), 392 Two+ residents (1.76%), and 226 Black residents (1.01%). The most common foreign languages in Jefferson County, OR are Spanish (2,955 speakers), Other Native North American (325 speakers), and Other Asian (42 speakers), but compared to other places, Jefferson County, OR has a relative high number of Other Native North American (325 speakers), Spanish (2,955 speakers), and Other Pacific Island (28 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Oregon awarded 61,400 degrees. The student population of Oregon is skewed towards females, with 24,530 male students and 36,870 female students. Most students in Oregon are White (42,219 and 68.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,030 and 8.19%), Unknown (3,906 and 6.36%), and Asian (2,769 and 4.51%). The largest universities in Oregon by number of graduates are Portland State University (6,897 and 11.2%), University of Oregon (6,709 and 10.9%), and Oregon State University (6,455 and 10.5%). The most popular majors in Oregon are General Psychology (1,501 and 2.44%), General Business Administration & Management (994 and 1.62%), and Registered Nursing (941 and 1.53%). The median tuition costs in Oregon are $39,700 for private four year colleges, and $8,715 and $25,811 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Jefferson County, OR is $159,400, which is 0.78 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $149,100 to $159,400, a 6.91% increase. The homeownership rate of Jefferson County, OR is 68.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Jefferson County, OR have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jefferson County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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