Yamhill County, OR

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Population

102,366

0.146% growth

Median Age

38.2


Median Household Income

$58,392

6.26% growth

Poverty Rate

13.7%


Number of Employees

45,842

2.42% growth

Median Property Value

$254,000

7.49% growth

About

In 2017, Yamhill County, OR had a population of 102k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $58,392. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Yamhill County, OR grew from 102,217 to 102,366, a 0.146% increase and its median household income grew from $54,951 to $58,392, a 6.26% increase.

The population of Yamhill County, OR is 77.6% White Alone, 15.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.24% Two or More Races. 14.3% of the people in Yamhill County, OR speak a non-English language, and 94.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yamhill County, OR are George Fox University (989 degrees awarded in 2016), Linfield College-McMinnville Campus (309 degrees), and Linfield College-Online and Continuing Education (177 degrees).

The median property value in Yamhill County, OR is $254,000, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in Yamhill County, OR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Yamhill County, OR is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Yamhill County, OR employs 45.8k people. The largest industries in Yamhill County, OR are Manufacturing (7,155 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,129 people), and Retail Trade (5,030 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($55,625), Utilities ($52,500), and Wholesale Trade ($50,227).

Median household income in Yamhill County, OR is $58,392. Males in Yamhill County, OR have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,053. The income inequality in Yamhill County, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,392

2017 value

± $2,118

6.26%

1 Year Growth

± 4.98%

Households in Yamhill County, OR have a median annual income of $58,392, 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 $54,951 in 2016, which represents a 6.26% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,970

Average Male Salary

± $1,681

$48,053

Average Female Salary

± $1,355

In 2017, full-time male employees in Yamhill County, OR made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Yamhill County, OR by number of full-time 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

    $56,926 ± $5,268

  2. White

    $47,707 ± $1,033

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,267 ± $28,756

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Yamhill County, OR workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Yamhill County, OR by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yamhill County, OR is from Oregon.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.411% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 303.02

  2. Census Tract 306.02

  3. Census Tract 301.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yamhill County, OR was Census Tract 303.02 with a value of $80,221, followed by Census Tract 306.02 and Census Tract 301.01, with respective values of $77,106 and $74,917.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yamhill County, OR (13.3k out of 97.3k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    11,329 ± 794

  2. Hispanic

    3,696 ± 495

  3. Other

    1,126 ± 337

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yamhill County, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

45.8k

2017 Value

± 1,523

2.42%

1 Year growth

± 4.56%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yamhill County, OR grew at a rate of 2.42%, from 44.8k employees to 45.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yamhill County, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,554 people), Management Occupations (4,988 people), and Production Occupations (4,233 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yamhill County, OR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Yamhill County, OR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,554 people), Management Occupations (4,988 people), and Production Occupations (4,233 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yamhill County, OR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.87 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.59 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Yamhill County, OR, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($76,007), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($73,021), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($68,356).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.8k

2017 Value

± 1,523

2.42%

1 Year growth

± 4.56%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yamhill County, OR grew at a rate of 2.42%, from 44.8k employees to 45.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yamhill County, OR, are Manufacturing (7,155 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,129 people), and Retail Trade (5,030 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yamhill County, OR, though some of these residents may live in Yamhill County, OR 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 Yamhill County, OR, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (7,155 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,129 people), and Retail Trade (5,030 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yamhill County, OR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.32 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.54 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Yamhill County, OR, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($55,625), Utilities ($52,500), and Wholesale Trade ($50,227).

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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 with $13.1B and Motorized vehicles and $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

$201B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

92.3% of the population of Yamhill County, OR has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Yamhill County, OR was $8,044 in 2014. This is a 7.73% increase from the previous year ($7,467).

Primary care physicians in Yamhill County, OR see 1387 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.61% decrease from the previous year (1454 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1945 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 291 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

1,387 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Yamhill County, OR see an average of 1,387 patients per year. This represents a 4.61% decrease from the previous year (1,454 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yamhill County, OR in comparison to neighboring states.

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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

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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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$8,044

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

7.73%

Uninsured

47.7%

Employer Coverage

17.7%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

13.3%

Non-Group

1.45%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yamhill County, OR declined by 13.9% from 8.98% to 7.73%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Yamhill County, OR 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%.

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Diversity

Yamhill County, OR is home to a population of 102k people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.06% of Yamhill County, OR residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Yamhill County, OR is composed of 79.5k White Alone residents (77.6%), 16.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.7%), 3.32k Two or More Races residents (3.24%), 1.41k Asian Alone residents (1.38%), 878 Black or African American Alone residents (0.858%), 856 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.836%), 252 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.246%), and 75 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0733%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Yamhill County, OR are Spanish or Spanish Creole (11,394 speakers), German (519 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (297 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Yamhill County, OR was 38.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Yamhill County, OR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Yamhill County, OR residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.06%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

8.82%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 9.06% of Yamhill County, OR 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 Yamhill County, OR was 8.82%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    146,430 ± 9,222 people

  2. Vietnam

    21,288 ± 3,573 people

  3. China

    20,489 ± 3,505 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Yamhill County, OR was Mexico, the natal country of 146,430 Yamhill County, OR residents, followed by Vietnam with 21,288 and China with 20,489.

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Citizenship

94.4%

2017 Citizenship

94.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.4% of Yamhill County, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Yamhill County, OR was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    79.5k ± 128

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16.1k ± 1.3k

  3. Two or More Races

    3.32k ± 383

In 2017, there were 4.94 times more White Alone residents (79.5k people) in Yamhill County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Hispanic or Latino and 3.32k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    11,394 speakers (12%)

  2. German

    519 speakers (0.545%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    297 speakers (0.312%)

14.3% of Yamhill County, OR 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 Yamhill County, OR was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 12% of the overall population of Yamhill County, OR are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.545% speak German and 0.312% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,858 ± 283

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,193 ± 246

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    978 ± 224

Yamhill County, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Yamhill County, OR awarded 1,475 degrees. The student population of Yamhill County, OR is skewed towards women, with 2,458 male students and 3,620 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yamhill County, OR are White (1,022 and 72.2%), followed by Unknown (153 and 10.8%), Hispanic or Latino (87 and 6.15%), and Two or More Races (63 and 4.45%).

The largest universities in Yamhill County, OR by number of degrees awarded are George Fox University (989 and 67.1%), Linfield College-McMinnville Campus (309 and 20.9%), and Linfield College-Online and Continuing Education (177 and 12%).

The most popular majors in Yamhill County, OR are General Business Administration & Management (205 and 13.9%), Registered Nursing (143 and 9.69%), and Teacher Education (73 and 4.95%).

The median tuition costs in Yamhill County, OR are $33,370 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 133 degrees awarded

  2. 52 degrees awarded

  3. 143 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Yamhill County, OR was General Business Administration & Management with 133 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 989 degrees awarded

  2. 309 degrees awarded

  3. 177 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$33,370

Median Private

In 2016, the Yamhill County, OR institution with the largest number of graduating students was George Fox University with 989 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

564

Degrees Awarded to Men

911

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 564 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yamhill County, OR, which is 0.619 times less than the 911 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,022 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    153 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    87 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Yamhill County, OR were to White students. These 1,022 degrees mean that there were 6.68 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 153 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yamhill County, OR was $254,000 in 2017, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $236,300 to $254,000, a 7.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Yamhill County, OR is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Yamhill County, OR have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Yamhill County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$58,392

Median Household Income

± $2,118

36k

Number of Households

± 1,243

In 2017, the median household income of the 36k households in Yamhill County, OR grew to $58,392 from the previous year's value of $54,951.

The following chart displays the households in Yamhill County, OR 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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Housing

Property Value

$254,000

2017 Median

± $6,695

$236,300

2016 Median

± $6,046

In 2017, the median property value in Yamhill County, OR grew to to $254,000 from the previous year's value of $236,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Yamhill County, OR 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 Yamhill County, OR the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Yamhill County, OR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Yamhill County, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.9%

2017 Homeownership

67.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.9% of the housing units in Yamhill County, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.3%.

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

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yamhill County, OR have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.36% of the workforce in Yamhill County, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.2%

  2. Carpooled

    11.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.59%

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

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