Multnomah County, OR

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2019 Population
812,855
0.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
37.6
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
13.8%
8.9% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$72,900
2.41% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$422,500
0.0946% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
452,939
0.0499% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Multnomah County, OR had a population of 813k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $72,900. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Multnomah County, OR grew from 811,880 to 812,855, a 0.12% increase and its median household income grew from $71,186 to $72,900, a 2.41% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Multnomah County, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.9%), White (Hispanic) (8.42%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.16%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.14%). 20.6% of the households in Multnomah County, OR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

93.2% of the residents in Multnomah County, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Multnomah County, OR are Portland State University (7,354 degrees awarded in 2019), Portland Community College (5,361 degrees), and Mt Hood Community College (2,500 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Multnomah County, OR was $422,500, and the homeownership rate was 54.5%. Most people in Multnomah County, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Multnomah County, OR was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Multnomah County, OR is home to a population of 813k people, from which 93.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 26.2% of Multnomah County, OR residents were born outside of the country (213k people).

In 2019, there were 8.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (560k people) in Multnomah County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68.5k White (Hispanic) and 60.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Multnomah County, OR are Spanish (69,500 speakers), Vietnamese (13,858 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (13,303 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Multnomah County, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    560k ± 919
  2. White (Hispanic)
    68.5k ± 6.57k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    60.3k ± 3.37k
12%
Hispanic Population
97.7k people

In 2019, there were 8.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (560k people) in Multnomah County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68.5k White (Hispanic) and 60.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12% of the people in Multnomah County, OR are hispanic (97.7k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    69,500 speakers (9.02%)
  2. Vietnamese
    13,858 speakers (1.8%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    13,303 speakers (1.73%)

20.6% of Multnomah County, OR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Multnomah County, OR was Spanish. 9.02% of the overall population of Multnomah County, OR are native Spanish speakers. 1.8% speak Vietnamese and 1.73% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
213k people
13.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
112k people

As of 2019, 26.2% of Multnomah County, OR residents (213k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Multnomah County, OR was 13.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Multnomah County, OR was 37.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Multnomah County, OR are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Multnomah County, OR residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    134,188 ± 8,849 people
  2. China
    24,596 ± 3,839 people
  3. Vietnam
    23,700 ± 3,769 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 134,188 Oregon residents, followed by China with 24,596 and Vietnam with 23,700.

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Citizenship

93.2%
2019 Citizenship
92.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.2% of Multnomah County, OR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Multnomah County, OR was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,591 ± 1,348
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,169 ± 1,487
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,442 ± 1,180

Multnomah County, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 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.

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

Median household income in Multnomah County, OR is $72,900. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Multnomah County, OR was Census Tract 46.02 with a value of $180,083, followed by Census Tract 70 and Census Tract 69, with respective values of $165,976 and $162,448.

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,962. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Multnomah County, OR employs 453k people. The largest industries in Multnomah County, OR are Health Care & Social Assistance (72,635 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (53,723 people), and Retail Trade (44,929 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,890), Utilities ($92,262), and Finance & Insurance ($76,707).

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,900
2019 value
± $2,475
2.41%
1 Year Growth
± 4.17%

Households in Multnomah County, OR have a median annual income of $72,900, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,186 in 2018, which represents a 2.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,542
Average Male Salary in Oregon
± $1,718
$53,962
Average Female Salary in Oregon
± $1,431

In 2019, full-time male employees in Oregon made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-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
    $62,122 ± $5,247
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $54,323 ± $25,546
  3. White
    $53,878 ± $1,079

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oregon workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 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 Multnomah County, OR is from Oregon.
0.457
2019 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2019, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.88% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 46.02
  2. Census Tract 70
  3. Census Tract 69

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Multnomah County, OR was Census Tract 46.02 with a value of $180,083, followed by Census Tract 70 and Census Tract 69, with respective values of $165,976 and $162,448.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Multnomah County, OR (109k out of 790k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    74,249 ± 2,087
  2. Hispanic
    21,663 ± 1,166
  3. Black
    12,446 ± 901

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Multnomah County, 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

453k
2019 Value
± 11,705
−0.0499%
1 Year decline
± 3.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Multnomah County, OR declined at a rate of −0.0499%, from 453k employees to 453k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Multnomah County, OR, are Management Occupations (48,871 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (43,653 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (38,241 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Multnomah County, OR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Multnomah County, OR, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (48,871 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (43,653 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (38,241 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Multnomah County, OR has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.88 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.66 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Multnomah County, OR, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($101,587), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($90,063), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,062).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

453k
2019 Value
± 11,705
−0.0499%
1 Year decline
± 3.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Multnomah County, OR declined at a rate of −0.0499%, from 453k employees to 453k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Multnomah County, OR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (72,635 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (53,723 people), and Retail Trade (44,929 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Multnomah County, OR, though some of these residents may live in Multnomah 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 Multnomah County, OR, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (72,635 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (53,723 people), and Retail Trade (44,929 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Multnomah County, OR has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.55 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.54 times), and Information (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Multnomah County, OR, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,890), Utilities ($92,262), and Finance & Insurance ($76,707).

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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. $23.3B
  2. $21B
  3. $20.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $23.3B, followed by Electronics ($21B) and Mixed freight ($20.8B).

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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$174B
2018 Value in Oregon
$349B
Projected 2045 Value in Oregon
100% growth

In 2018, total outbound Oregon trade was $174B. This is expected to increase 100% to $349B 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. $38.9B
  2. $24B
  3. $4.89B

In 2018, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $38.9B, followed by California with $24B and Texas and $4.89B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Multnomah County, OR went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 73.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (17%), followed by Other (9.67%). The most partisan county was Lake County, OR with 76.9% 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Multnomah County, OR
73.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Oregon
  1. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 74% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 73.3% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Oregon was Lake County, OR with 76.9% 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Multnomah County, OR awarded 24,237 degrees. The student population of Multnomah County, OR is skewed towards women, with 35,725 male students and 49,801 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Multnomah County, OR are White (14,806 and 64.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,646 and 11.5%), Asian (1,676 and 7.25%), and Unknown (1,333 and 5.77%).

The largest universities in Multnomah County, OR by number of degrees awarded are Portland State University (7,354 and 30.3%), Portland Community College (5,361 and 22.1%), and Mt Hood Community College (2,500 and 10.3%).

The most popular majors in Multnomah County, OR are General Studies (1,933 and 7.98%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,826 and 7.53%), and Curriculum & Instruction (1,203 and 4.96%).

The median tuition costs in Multnomah County, OR are $31,580 for private four year colleges, and $10,341 and $23,778 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 527 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 364 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 889 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Multnomah County, OR was General Psychology with 527 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,354 degrees awarded
  2. 5,361 degrees awarded
  3. 2,500 degrees awarded
$10,341
Median In-State Public
$31,580
Median Private

In 2019, the Multnomah County, OR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Portland State University with 7,354 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

9,084
Degrees Awarded to Men
15,153
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 9,084 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Multnomah County, OR, which is 0.599 times less than the 15,153 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Multnomah County, OR by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    14,806 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,646 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,676 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Multnomah County, OR was White students. These 14,806 degrees mean that there were 5.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,646 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Multnomah County, OR was $422,500 in 2019, which is 1.76 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $422,900 to $422,500, a 0.0946% decrease. The homeownership rate in Multnomah County, OR is 54.5%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Multnomah County, OR have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Multnomah County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$422,500
2019 Median
± $6,748
$422,900
2018 Median
± $8,211

In 2019, the median property value in Multnomah County, OR declined from to $422,500 from the previous year's value of $422,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Multnomah 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 Multnomah County, OR the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$72,900
Median Household Income
± $2,475
338k
Number of Households
± 9,867

In 2019, the median household income of the 338k households in Multnomah County, OR grew to $72,900 from the previous year's value of $71,186.

The following chart displays the households in Multnomah 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

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

54.5%
2019 Homeownership
53.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 54.5% of the housing units in Multnomah County, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Multnomah County, OR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Multnomah County, OR have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Multnomah County, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (59.4%)
  2. Public Transit (12%)
  3. Carpooled (8.76%)

In 2019, 59.4% of workers in Multnomah County, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (12%) and those who carpooled to work (8.76%).

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

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Health

92.8% of the population of Multnomah County, OR has health coverage, with 54.8% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 9.94% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.895% 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 Multnomah County, OR see 682 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (686 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1002 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 114 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

682 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Multnomah County, OR

Primary care physicians in Multnomah County, OR see an average of 682 patients per year. This represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (686 patients).

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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Oregon.
$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

7.23%
Uninsured
54.8%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
9.94%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.895%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Multnomah County, OR grew by 6.57% from 6.79% to 7.23%.

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