Oregon County, MO

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Population

10,779

1.31% decline

Median Age

46.3


Median Household Income

$32,070

5.35% growth

Poverty Rate

25.3%


Number of Employees

4,158

2.11% growth

Median Property Value

$87,200

12.1% growth

About

In 2017, Oregon County, MO had a population of 10.8k people with a median age of 46.3 and a median household income of $32,070. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Oregon County, MO declined from 10,922 to 10,779, a -1.31% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,442 to $32,070, a 5.35% increase.

The population of Oregon County, MO is 94.3% White Alone, 1.95% Two or More Races, and 1.63% Hispanic or Latino. 1.04% of the people in Oregon County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Oregon County, MO is $87,200, and the homeownership rate is 77.3%. Most people in Oregon County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Oregon County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Oregon County, MO employs 4.16k people. The largest industries in Oregon County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (649 people), Manufacturing (550 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (439 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($56,964), Transportation & Warehousing ($39,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,750).

Median household income in Oregon County, MO is $32,070. Males in Oregon County, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Oregon County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,070

2017 value

± $3,264

5.35%

1 Year Growth

± 11.8%

Households in Oregon County, MO have a median annual income of $32,070, 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 $30,442 in 2016, which represents a 5.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oregon County, MO made 1.37 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

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oregon County, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oregon County, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri 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. Census Tract 4802

  2. Census Tract 4803

  3. Census Tract 4801

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oregon County, MO was Census Tract 4802 with a value of $31,776, followed by Census Tract 4803 and Census Tract 4801, with respective values of $30,343 and $28,148.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oregon County, MO (2.66k out of 10.5k 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 < 5, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    2,460 ± 262

  2. Two Or More

    135 ± 113

  3. Native American

    67 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oregon County, MO is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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

4.16k

2017 Value

± 403

2.11%

1 Year growth

± 13.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oregon County, MO grew at a rate of 2.11%, from 4.07k employees to 4.16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oregon County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (534 people), Production Occupations (430 people), and Transportation Occupations (389 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oregon County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oregon County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (534 people), Production Occupations (430 people), and Transportation Occupations (389 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oregon County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.62 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.57 times), and Production Occupations (1.78 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oregon County, MO, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($45,400), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($41,500), and Transportation Occupations ($40,380).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.16k

2017 Value

± 403

2.11%

1 Year growth

± 13.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oregon County, MO grew at a rate of 2.11%, from 4.07k employees to 4.16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oregon County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (649 people), Manufacturing (550 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (439 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oregon County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Oregon County, MO 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 Oregon County, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (649 people), Manufacturing (550 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (439 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oregon County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.16 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (2.48 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oregon County, MO, by median earnings, are Information ($56,964), Transportation & Warehousing ($39,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $24B and Mixed freight and $22.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri 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 Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

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

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Health

82.4% of the population of Oregon County, MO has health coverage, with 25.2% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 3.25% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Oregon County, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Oregon County, MO see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10789 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5394 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Oregon County, MO see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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%).

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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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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

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

17.6%

Uninsured

25.2%

Employer Coverage

24.5%

Medicaid

15.7%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

3.25%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oregon County, MO grew by 7.63% from 16.4% to 17.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oregon County, MO 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

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

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Diversity

Oregon County, MO is home to a population of 10.8k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.73% of Oregon County, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Oregon County, MO is composed of 10.2k White Alone residents (94.3%), 210 Two or More Races residents (1.95%), 176 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.63%), 111 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.03%), 90 Asian Alone residents (0.835%), 19 Black or African American Alone residents (0.176%), 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0835%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Oregon County, MO are Spanish or Spanish Creole (67 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (16 speakers), and Other Pacific Island Languages (12 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

72

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 24.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Oregon County, MO was 46.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 72. But people in Oregon County, MO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Oregon County, MO residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.73%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.73% of Oregon County, MO residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oregon County, MO was 1.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon County, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Oregon County, MO residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Oregon County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Oregon County, MO was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.2k ± 14

  2. Two or More Races

    210 ± 115

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    176 ± 62.5

In 2017, there were 48.4 times more White Alone residents (10.2k people) in Oregon County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 210 Two or More Races and 176 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    67 speakers (0.647%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    16 speakers (0.155%)

  3. Other Pacific Island Languages

    12 speakers (0.116%)

1.04% of Oregon County, MO 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 Oregon County, MO was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.647% of the overall population of Oregon County, MO are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.155% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.116% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    434 ± 88

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    134 ± 87

  3. Korea

    102 ± 43

Oregon County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oregon County, MO was $87,200 in 2017, which is 0.401 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $77,800 to $87,200, a 12.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Oregon County, MO is 77.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oregon County, MO have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oregon County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$32,070

Median Household Income

± $3,264

4.38k

Number of Households

± 361

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.38k households in Oregon County, MO grew to $32,070 from the previous year's value of $30,442.

The following chart displays the households in Oregon County, MO 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

$87,200

2017 Median

± $11,477

$77,800

2016 Median

± $4,744

In 2017, the median property value in Oregon County, MO grew to to $87,200 from the previous year's value of $77,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oregon County, MO 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 Oregon County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oregon County, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oregon County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.3%

2017 Homeownership

76.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.3% of the housing units in Oregon County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oregon County, MO 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 Oregon County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oregon County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oregon County, MO have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.45% of the workforce in Oregon County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84%

  2. Carpooled

    6.55%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.65%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Oregon County, MO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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