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Population
582,779
1.47% growth
Median Age
36.6
Median Household Income
$75,634
7.36% growth
Poverty Rate
9.1%
Number of Employees
303,993
5.47% growth
Median Property Value
$361,400
12.1% growth

About the photo: Washington County Courthouse in Hillsboro, Oregon

Economy

The economy of Washington County, OR employs 303,993 people. The economy of Washington County, OR is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Manufacturing; and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, which employ respectively 2.59; 1.88; and 1.24 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Washington County, OR are Manufacturing (53,820), Healthcare & Social Assistance (40,035), and Retail trade (35,079), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,941), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($78,750), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($58,339).

Median household income in Washington County, OR is $75,634. Males in Washington County, OR have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,344. The income inequality of Washington County, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48 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 Washington County, OR. In Washington County, OR 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 93 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,567. Jefferson County, OR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Oregon.

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Diversity

Washington County, OR is home to a population of 582,779 people, from which 90.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Washington County, OR is composed of 388,219 White residents (66.6%), 96,042 Hispanic residents (16.5%), 58,257 Asian residents (10%), 25,316 Two+ residents (4.34%), and 10,236 Black residents (1.76%). The most common foreign languages in Washington County, OR are Spanish (65,477 speakers), Chinese (7,030 speakers), and Vietnamese (5,622 speakers), but compared to other places, Washington County, OR has a relative high number of Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (1,632 speakers), Japanese (2,657 speakers), and Korean (5,126 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Washington County, OR awarded 1,630 degrees. The student population of Washington County, OR is skewed towards females, with 481 male students and 1,149 female students. Most students in Washington County, OR are White (996 and 61.1%), followed by Unknown (162 and 9.9%), Hispanic or Latino (156 and 9.6%), and Asian (136 and 8.34%). The largest universities in Washington County, OR by number of graduates are Pacific University (1,008 and 61.8%), Everest Institute-Tigard (225 and 13.8%), and University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus (169 and 10.4%). The most popular majors in Washington County, OR are General Business Administration & Management (99 and 6.07%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (43 and 2.64%), and General Biological Sciences (41 and 2.52%). The median tuition costs in Washington County, OR are N/A for private four year colleges, and $40,120 and $40,120 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 Washington County, OR is $361,400, which is 1.76 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $322,400 to $361,400, a 12.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Washington County, OR is 61%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Washington County, OR have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Washington County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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