Oregon

State

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Population
4.19M
1.16% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
Median Age
39.6

Median Household Income
$63,426
5.34% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$341,800
7.08% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Oregon had a population of 4.19M people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $63,426. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Oregon grew from 4.14M to 4.19M, a 1.16% increase and its median household income grew from $60,212 to $63,426, a 5.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oregon are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.1%), White (Hispanic) (8.77%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.69%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.13%). 15.9% of the people in Oregon speak a non-English language, and 94.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oregon are Oregon State University (7,276 degrees awarded in 2017), Portland State University (7,136 degrees), and University of Oregon (6,676 degrees).

The median property value in Oregon is $341,800, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Oregon commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Oregon is 2 cars per household.

Oregon borders California, Idaho, Nevada, and Washington.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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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Impact on Employment

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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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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Oregon went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.71%). 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

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Oregon
50.1% 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

Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 6, 1996
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, 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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Diversity

Oregon is home to a population of 4.19M people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Oregon residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 8.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.15M people) in Oregon than any other race or ethnicity. There were 367k White (Hispanic) and 188k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Oregon are Spanish (370,707 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (33,156 speakers), and Vietnamese (28,739 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oregon
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.15M ± 2.22k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    367k ± 11.5k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    188k ± 5.23k
13.3%
Hispanic Population
556k people

In 2018, there were 8.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.15M people) in Oregon than any other race or ethnicity. There were 367k White (Hispanic) and 188k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.3% of the people in Oregon are hispanic (556k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Oregon as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    370,707 speakers (9.36%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    33,156 speakers (0.837%)
  3. Vietnamese
    28,739 speakers (0.726%)

15.9% of Oregon citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Oregon was Spanish. 9.36% of the overall population of Oregon are native Spanish speakers. 0.837% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.726% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Oregon was 39.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Oregon are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Oregon residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was N/A, the natal country of N/A Oregon residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

94.4%
2018 Citizenship
94.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.4% of Oregon residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Oregon was 94.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    106,419 ± 4,340
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    46,392 ± 3,620
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    34,085 ± 2,894

Oregon has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Oregon is $63,426. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Oregon was Washington County, OR with a value of $83,068, followed by Clackamas County, OR and Multnomah County, OR, with respective values of $81,278 and $71,186.

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Wages

Median Household Income

$63,426
2018 value
± $1,056
5.34%
1 Year Growth
± 2.02%

Households in Oregon have a median annual income of $63,426, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,212 in 2017, which represents a 5.34% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Oregon compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

N/A Wage GINI in N/A
  1. N/A
  2. N/A

In N/A, the income inequality in N/A was N/A according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a N/A N/A from N/A to N/A, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat N/A even. The GINI for N/A was N/A than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed N/A evenly in N/A 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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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oregon was Washington County, OR with a value of $83,068, followed by Clackamas County, OR and Multnomah County, OR, with respective values of $81,278 and $71,186.

The following map shows all of the counties in Oregon colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oregon (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

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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

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Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

The most common industries in Oregon, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other states, Oregon has an unusually high number of N/A industries.

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Highest Paying

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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. $18.5B
  2. $13.1B
  3. $12.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $18.5B, followed by Electronics ($13.1B) and Motorized vehicles ($12.8B).

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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$134B
2015 Value in Oregon
$201B
Projected 2045 Value in Oregon
49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oregon trade was $134B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $201B 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. $26.5B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $2.94B

In 2015, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $26.5B, followed by California with $17.6B and Minnesota and $2.94B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Oregon awarded 59,801 degrees. The student population of Oregon is skewed towards women, with 103,905 male students and 129,182 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oregon are White (38,681 and 68.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,814 and 10.2%), Unknown (4,028 and 7.09%), and Asian (3,039 and 5.35%).

The largest universities in Oregon by number of degrees awarded are Oregon State University (7,276 and 12.2%), Portland State University (7,136 and 11.9%), and University of Oregon (6,676 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Oregon are Liberal Arts & Sciences (5,262 and 8.8%), General Studies (3,079 and 5.15%), and General Business Administration & Management (2,593 and 4.34%).

The median tuition costs in Oregon are $30,300 for private four year colleges, and $8,422 and $25,020 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,542 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1,006 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 916 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Oregon was General Psychology with 1,542 degree-majorss awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,276 degrees awarded
  2. 7,136 degrees awarded
  3. 6,676 degrees awarded
$8,422
Median In-State Public
$30,300
Median Private

In 2017, the Oregon institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oregon State University with 7,276 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

24,140
Degrees Awarded to Men
35,661
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 24,140 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oregon, which is 0.677 times less than the 35,661 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Oregon by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    38,681 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,814 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    4,028 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Oregon were to White students. These 38,681 degrees mean that there were 6.65 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5,814 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oregon was $341,800 in 2018, which is 1.49 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $319,200 to $341,800, a 7.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Oregon is 62.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oregon have an average commute time of 22 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.

Housing

Property Value

$341,800
2018 Median
± $2,876
$319,200
2017 Median
± $3,313

In 2018, the median property value in Oregon grew to to $341,800 from the previous year's value of $319,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oregon 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 the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$63,426
Median Household Income
± $1,056
1.64M
Number of Households
± 20,986

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.64M households in Oregon grew to $63,426 from the previous year's value of $60,212.

The following chart displays the households in Oregon 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 Oregon distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oregon the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.5%
2018 Homeownership
62.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 62.5% of the housing units in Oregon were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oregon compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oregon have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Oregon have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    71.7%
  2. Carpooled
    9.48%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.46%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Oregon was Drove Alone (71.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.48%) and those who Worked At Home (7.46%).

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 Oregon distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oregon have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Oregon has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% 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 Oregon see 1070 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.187% increase from the previous year (1068 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1272 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 226 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Crook County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.2%). Additionally, Linn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,070 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oregon

Primary care physicians in Oregon see an average of 1,070 patients per year. This represents a 0.187% increase from the previous year (1,068 patients).

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

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

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The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oregon 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. 14.2% prevalence
  2. 13.3% prevalence
  3. 13.3% prevalence

Crook County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oregon, at 14.2%.

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

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