Morrow County, OR

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2020 Population
11,425
1.08% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.3
1.54% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
15.1%
4.24% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$56,572
4.24% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$160,600
16.3% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
4,830
1.89% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Morrow County, OR had a population of 11.4k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $56,572. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Morrow County, OR grew from 11,303 to 11,425, a 1.08% increase and its median household income grew from $54,269 to $56,572, a 4.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morrow County, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.6%), White (Hispanic) (24.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.65%), Other (Hispanic) (5.61%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.74%).

None of the households in Morrow 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.

86.7% of the residents in Morrow County, OR are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Morrow County, OR was $160,600, and the homeownership rate was 73%. Most people in Morrow County, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Morrow County, OR was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Morrow County, OR is home to a population of 11.4k people, from which 86.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 17.1% of Morrow County, OR residents were born outside of the country (1.95k people).

In 2020, there were 2.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.7k people) in Morrow County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k White (Hispanic) and 645 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Morrow County, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.7k ± 20
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.85k ± 438
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    645 ± 468
37%
Hispanic Population
4.22k people

In 2020, there were 2.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.7k people) in Morrow County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k White (Hispanic) and 645 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

37% of the people in Morrow County, OR are hispanic (4.22k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.95k people
16.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.89k people

As of 2020, 17.1% of Morrow County, OR residents (1.95k 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 Morrow County, OR was 16.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.5
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Morrow County, OR was 38.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Morrow County, OR are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Morrow County, OR residents was 39.

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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

86.7%
2020 Citizenship
87.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 86.7% of Morrow County, OR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Morrow County, OR was 87.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    339 ± 95
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    142 ± 65
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    52 ± 37

Morrow County, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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 Morrow County, OR employs 4.83k people. The largest industries in Morrow County, OR are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (885 people), Manufacturing (800 people), and Retail Trade (461 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($131,212), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,393), and Public Administration ($50,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,572
2020 value
± $6,688
4.24%
1 Year Growth
± 13.2%

Households in Morrow County, OR have a median annual income of $56,572, 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 $54,269 in 2019, which represents a 4.24% 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Morrow 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 9702
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morrow County, OR (1.72k out of 11.4k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

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
    1,348 ± 208
  2. Hispanic
    860 ± 215
  3. Two Or More
    200 ± 184

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Morrow County, OR is White, followed by Hispanic 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

4.83k
2020 Value
± 409
−1.89%
1 Year decline
± 11.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Morrow County, OR declined at a rate of −1.89%, from 4.92k employees to 4.83k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morrow County, OR, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (540 people), Production Occupations (509 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (463 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morrow County, OR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Morrow County, OR, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (540 people), Production Occupations (509 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (463 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Morrow County, OR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (17.4 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.5 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Morrow County, OR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,917), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($63,929), and Management Occupations ($58,203).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.83k
2020 Value
± 409
−1.89%
1 Year decline
± 11.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Morrow County, OR declined at a rate of −1.89%, from 4.92k employees to 4.83k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morrow County, OR, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (885 people), Manufacturing (800 people), and Retail Trade (461 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morrow County, OR, though some of these residents may live in Morrow 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 Morrow County, OR, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (885 people), Manufacturing (800 people), and Retail Trade (461 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Morrow County, OR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (14.9 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.41 times), and Manufacturing (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Morrow County, OR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($131,212), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,393), and Public Administration ($50,500).

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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 Morrow County, OR went to Donald J. Trump with 70.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.46%). 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 Morrow County, OR
70.1% 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 Morrow County, OR was $160,600 in 2020, which is 0.699 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $138,100 to $160,600, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Morrow County, OR is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Morrow County, OR have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Morrow County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$160,600
2020 Median
± $9,497
$138,100
2019 Median
± $8,683

In 2020, the median property value in Morrow County, OR grew to to $160,600 from the previous year's value of $138,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Morrow 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 Morrow County, OR the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k 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.
$56,572
Median Household Income
± $6,688
4.09k
Number of Households
± 385

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.09k households in Morrow County, OR grew to $56,572 from the previous year's value of $54,269.

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

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Rent vs Own

73%
2020 Homeownership
70%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 73% of the housing units in Morrow County, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70%.

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

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morrow County, OR have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.896% of the workforce in Morrow County, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.74%)

In 2020, 80.6% of workers in Morrow County, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who worked at home (2.74%).

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

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Health

91.7% of the population of Morrow County, OR has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 3.11% 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 Morrow County, OR see 2843 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.83% increase from the previous year (2792 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3868 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 115 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

2,843 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Morrow County, OR

Primary care physicians in Morrow County, OR see an average of 2,843 patients per year. This represents a 1.83% increase from the previous year (2,792 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Morrow 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

8.28%
Uninsured
44.7%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
3.11%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morrow County, OR declined by 13.1% from 9.53% to 8.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Morrow 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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