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Baker County, Oregon; Gilliam County, Oregon; Sherman County, Oregon

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Baker County, Oregon
Gilliam County, Oregon
Sherman County, Oregon
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,124 1,912 1,780
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,124 1,912 1,780
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 16,131 1,873 1,766
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.0% 2.1% 0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 16,668 1,995 1,870
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 16,134 1,871 1,765
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
4.4%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
19.1%
18.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
26.5%
27.6%
25.4%
Female persons, percent
49.0%
49.5%
48.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.7%
93.5%
93.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.6%
2.1%
2.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.5%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
2.6%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.7%
7.4%
6.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
89.7%
87.4%
87.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,899 189 178
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.0% 2.9% 1.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,096 1,186 943
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 70.7% 67.3% 64.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $173,100 $115,900 $159,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,215 $1,128 $1,228
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $390 $435 $435
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $674 $919 $742
Building permits, 2020 27 NA NA
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 6,921 842 748
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.23 2.20 2.18
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 81.3% 88.6% 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 4.1% 4.0% 3.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.5% 83.8% 91.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 76.3% 73.6% 77.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 91.0% 90.0% 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 23.7% 17.4% 17.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.0% 12.8% 15.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.0%
8.6%
7.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 49.7% 55.9% 53.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 48.1% 53.3% 41.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 27,456 1,534 4,627
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 54,576 D 254
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 105,124 0 0
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 198,861 10,465 D
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,500 $5,358 NA
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 15.4 15.9 24.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $45,998 $47,500 $51,071
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $28,700 $26,482 $31,615
Persons in poverty, percent
13.6%
10.9%
12.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 519 69 54
Total employment, 2019 4,454 571 488
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 164,365 29,795 18,685
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 2.6% 2.1% 5.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,145 119 126
All firms, 2012 1,748 102 136
Men-owned firms, 2012 915 F 73
Women-owned firms, 2012 507 26 53
Minority-owned firms, 2012 78 F F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,598 78 124
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 178 F F
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,438 53 116
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 5.3 1.6 2.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,068.36 1,204.81 823.69
FIPS Code 41001 41021 41055
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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