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Multnomah County, OR&

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Population
790,294
1.75% growth
Median Age
36.8
Median Household Income
$59,231
10.4% growth
Poverty Rate
15.7%
Number of Employees
419,701
4.1% growth
Median Property Value
$321,700
10.8% growth

About the photo: Crown Point, a promontory on the Columbia River Gorge

Economy

The economy of Multnomah County, OR employs 419,701 people. The economy of Multnomah County, OR is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 1.51; 1.39; and 1.2 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Multnomah County, OR are Healthcare & Social Assistance (66,120), Retail trade (44,738), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (43,422), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($85,326), Utilities ($71,152), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($53,754).

Median household income in Multnomah County, OR is $59,231. Males in Multnomah County, OR have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,827. The income inequality of Multnomah County, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Multnomah County, OR. In Multnomah County, OR the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 138 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,444. Jefferson County, OR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Oregon.

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Diversity

Multnomah County, OR is home to a population of 790,294 people, from which 92.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Multnomah County, OR is composed of 558,881 White residents (70.7%), 89,240 Hispanic residents (11.3%), 54,935 Asian residents (6.95%), 42,065 Black residents (5.32%), and 34,555 Two+ residents (4.37%). The most common foreign languages in Multnomah County, OR are Spanish (59,719 speakers), Vietnamese (13,701 speakers), and Chinese (10,787 speakers), but compared to other places, Multnomah County, OR has a relative high number of Other Slavic (4,284 speakers), Russian (9,279 speakers), and Vietnamese (13,701 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Multnomah County, OR awarded 25,685 degrees. The student population of Multnomah County, OR is skewed towards females, with 9,572 male students and 16,113 female students. Most students in Multnomah County, OR are White (16,724 and 65.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,085 and 8.12%), Unknown (1,941 and 7.56%), and Asian (1,445 and 5.63%). The largest universities in Multnomah County, OR by number of graduates are Portland State University (6,897 and 26.9%), Portland Community College (5,583 and 21.7%), and Concordia University-Portland (4,207 and 16.4%). The most popular majors in Multnomah County, OR are Registered Nursing (755 and 2.94%), General Psychology (528 and 2.06%), and General Business Administration & Management (360 and 1.4%). The median tuition costs in Multnomah County, OR are $40,080 for private four year colleges, and $6,750 and $22,725 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Multnomah County, OR is $321,700, which is 1.65 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $290,400 to $321,700, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate of Multnomah County, OR is 54.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Multnomah County, OR have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Multnomah County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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