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1.48% growth
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6.02% growth
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3.21% growth
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10.1% growth


The economy of Oregon employs 1.76M people. The economy of Oregon is specialized in Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products ; Footwear manufacturing; and Forestry except logging, which employ respectively 9.58; 8.59; and 8.21 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Oregon are Restaurants & Food Services (112,260), Elementary & secondary schools (86,609), and Construction (85,718), and the highest paying industries are Support activities for mining ($127,249), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($103,235), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($93,265).

Median household income in Oregon is $54,148. Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,827. The income inequality of Oregon (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 Oregon. In Oregon the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 94 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,315. Jefferson County, OR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Oregon.


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Oregon is home to a population of 4.03M people, from which 94.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Oregon is composed of 3.08M White residents (76.5%), 511,898 Hispanic residents (12.7%), 162,545 Asian residents (4.03%), 144,053 Two+ residents (3.58%), and 73,428 Black residents (1.82%). The most common foreign languages in Oregon are Spanish (332,139 speakers), Chinese (29,082 speakers), and Vietnamese (23,396 speakers), but compared to other places, Oregon has a relative high number of Scandinavian (2,911 speakers), Russian (20,746 speakers), and Japanese (9,556 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Oregon awarded 61,403 degrees. The student population of Oregon is skewed towards females, with 24,530 male students and 36,873 female students. Most students in Oregon are White (42,221 and 68.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,030 and 8.19%), Unknown (3,906 and 6.36%), and Asian (2,769 and 4.51%). The largest universities in Oregon by number of graduates are Portland State University (6,897 and 11.2%), University of Oregon (6,709 and 10.9%), and Oregon State University (6,455 and 10.5%). The most popular majors in Oregon are General Psychology (1,501 and 2.44%), General Business Administration & Management (994 and 1.62%), and Registered Nursing (941 and 1.53%). The median tuition costs in Oregon are $38,300 for private four year colleges, and $8,505 and $23,364 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 Oregon is $264,100, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $239,800 to $264,100, a 10.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Oregon is 61.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Oregon have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oregon is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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