Monmouth, OR

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Population

9,983

0.645% growth

Median Age

23.6


Median Household Income

$36,748

4.12% growth

Poverty Rate

34.1%


Number of Employees

4,579

2.46% growth

Median Property Value

$207,300

4.64% growth

About

In 2017, Monmouth, OR had a population of 9.98k people with a median age of 23.6 and a median household income of $36,748. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Monmouth, OR grew from 9,919 to 9,983, a 0.645% increase and its median household income grew from $35,295 to $36,748, a 4.12% increase.

The population of Monmouth, OR is 70% White Alone, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.37% Two or More Races. 17.7% of the people in Monmouth, OR speak a non-English language, and 90.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monmouth, OR are Western Oregon University (1,529 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Monmouth, OR is $207,300, and the homeownership rate is 45.3%. Most people in Monmouth, OR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Monmouth, OR is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Monmouth, OR employs 4.58k people. The largest industries in Monmouth, OR are Educational Services (1,045 people), Retail Trade (613 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (583 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,280), Public Administration ($52,254), and Finance & Insurance ($36,364).

Median household income in Monmouth, OR is $36,748. Males in Monmouth, OR have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,053. The income inequality in Monmouth, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,748

2017 value

± $6,553

4.12%

1 Year Growth

± 26.1%

Households in Monmouth, OR have a median annual income of $36,748, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,295 in 2016, which represents a 4.12% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,970

Average Male Salary

± $1,681

$48,053

Average Female Salary

± $1,355

In 2017, full-time male employees in Monmouth, OR made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $56,926 ± $5,268

  2. White

    $47,707 ± $1,033

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,267 ± $28,756

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Monmouth, OR workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Monmouth, OR is from Oregon.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.411% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Monmouth, OR was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monmouth, OR (3.03k out of 8.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    2,109 ± 389

  2. Hispanic

    299 ± 145

  3. Black

    270 ± 145

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

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

4.58k

2017 Value

± 531

2.46%

1 Year growth

± 16.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Monmouth, OR grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 4.47k employees to 4.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monmouth, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (807 people), Sales & Related Occupations (566 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (369 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monmouth, OR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Monmouth, OR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (807 people), Sales & Related Occupations (566 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (369 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Monmouth, OR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.1 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.15 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Monmouth, OR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,250), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($71,500), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($53,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.58k

2017 Value

± 531

2.46%

1 Year growth

± 16.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Monmouth, OR grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 4.47k employees to 4.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monmouth, OR, are Educational Services (1,045 people), Retail Trade (613 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (583 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monmouth, OR, though some of these residents may live in Monmouth, 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 Monmouth, OR, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,045 people), Retail Trade (613 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (583 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Monmouth, OR has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.93 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.46 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Monmouth, OR, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,280), Public Administration ($52,254), and Finance & Insurance ($36,364).

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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. $18.5B

  2. $13.1B

  3. $12.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $18.5B, followed by Electronics with $13.1B and Motorized vehicles and $12.8B.

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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$134B

2015 Value

$201B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oregon trade was $134B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $201B by 2045.

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. $26.5B

  2. $17.6B

  3. $2.94B

In 2015, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $26.5B, followed by California with $17.6B and Minnesota and $2.94B.

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

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Health

89.1% of the population of Monmouth, OR has health coverage, with 47.6% on employee plans, 19% on Medicaid, 6.01% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Monmouth, OR see 1070 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.187% increase from the previous year (1068 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1272 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 226 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Crook County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.2%). Additionally, Linn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,070 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Oregon see an average of 1,070 patients per year. This represents a 0.187% increase from the previous year (1,068 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,044

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

10.9%

Uninsured

47.6%

Employer Coverage

19%

Medicaid

6.01%

Medicare

15.2%

Non-Group

1.16%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monmouth, OR grew by 6.91% from 10.2% to 10.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Monmouth, 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. 14.2% prevalence

  2. 13.3% prevalence

  3. 13.3% prevalence

Crook County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oregon, at 14.2%.

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

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Diversity

Monmouth, OR is home to a population of 9.98k people, from which 90.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.7% of Monmouth, OR residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Monmouth, OR is composed of 6.98k White Alone residents (70%), 1.59k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.9%), 536 Two or More Races residents (5.37%), 391 Black or African American Alone residents (3.92%), 369 Asian Alone residents (3.7%), 56 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.561%), 35 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.351%), and 24 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.24%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Monmouth, OR are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,198 speakers), Chinese (197 speakers), and Arabic (128 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

29

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Monmouth, OR was 23.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 29. But people in Monmouth, OR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Monmouth, OR residents was 23.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 13.7% of Monmouth, OR residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monmouth, OR was 10.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    146,430 ± 9,222 people

  2. Vietnam

    21,288 ± 3,573 people

  3. China

    20,489 ± 3,505 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Monmouth, OR was Mexico, the natal country of 146,430 Monmouth, OR residents, followed by Vietnam with 21,288 and China with 20,489.

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Citizenship

90.1%

2017 Citizenship

92.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.1% of Monmouth, OR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Monmouth, OR was 92.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.98k ± 525

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.59k ± 580

  3. Two or More Races

    536 ± 188

In 2017, there were 4.4 times more White Alone residents (6.98k people) in Monmouth, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.59k Hispanic or Latino and 536 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Monmouth, OR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,198 speakers (12.6%)

  2. Chinese

    197 speakers (2.08%)

  3. Arabic

    128 speakers (1.35%)

17.7% of Monmouth, OR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Monmouth, OR was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 12.6% of the overall population of Monmouth, OR are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.08% speak Chinese and 1.35% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    106 ± 75

  2. Vietnam

    103 ± 55

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    90 ± 69

Monmouth, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Monmouth, OR awarded 1,529 degrees. The student population of Monmouth, OR is skewed towards women, with 2,018 male students and 3,364 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monmouth, OR are White (1,105 and 79.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (108 and 7.79%), Unknown (57 and 4.11%), and Asian (41 and 2.96%).

The largest universities in Monmouth, OR by number of degrees awarded are Western Oregon University (1,529 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Monmouth, OR are Teacher Education (215 and 14.1%), General Business (140 and 9.16%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (106 and 6.93%).

The median tuition costs in Monmouth, OR are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,575 and $21,735 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 140 degrees awarded

  2. 106 degrees awarded

  3. 86 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Monmouth, OR was General Business with 140 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Monmouth, OR according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,529 degrees awarded

$7,575

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Monmouth, OR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Oregon University with 1,529 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

545

Degrees Awarded to Men

984

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 545 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monmouth, OR, which is 0.554 times less than the 984 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,105 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    108 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    57 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Monmouth, OR were to White students. These 1,105 degrees mean that there were 10.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 108 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Monmouth, OR was $207,300 in 2017, which is 0.953 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $198,100 to $207,300, a 4.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Monmouth, OR is 45.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Monmouth, OR have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Monmouth, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,748

Median Household Income

± $6,553

3.38k

Number of Households

± 425

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.38k households in Monmouth, OR grew to $36,748 from the previous year's value of $35,295.

The following chart displays the households in Monmouth, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$207,300

2017 Median

± $12,179

$198,100

2016 Median

± $16,180

In 2017, the median property value in Monmouth, OR grew to to $207,300 from the previous year's value of $198,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Monmouth, 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 Monmouth, OR the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Monmouth, OR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Monmouth, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

45.3%

2017 Homeownership

49.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.3% of the housing units in Monmouth, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Monmouth, OR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Monmouth, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Monmouth, OR have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monmouth, OR have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.516% of the workforce in Monmouth, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.4%

  2. Walked

    14.3%

  3. Carpooled

    8.62%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Monmouth, OR was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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