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Columbia County, Oregon; Jackson County, Oregon; Sherman County, Oregon

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Columbia County, Oregon
Jackson County, Oregon
Sherman County, Oregon
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 52,354 220,944 1,780
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 52,354 220,944 1,780
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 49,353 203,204 1,766
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.1% 8.7% 0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 49,351 203,206 1,765
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.4%
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
20.4%
18.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.2%
22.6%
25.4%
Female persons, percent
49.9%
51.1%
48.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.4%
91.8%
93.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.8%
1.0%
0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.5%
1.6%
2.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
1.6%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.4%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.9%
3.6%
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.6%
13.5%
6.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
87.8%
80.1%
87.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 4,859 18,404 178
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.7% 6.2% 1.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,602 97,266 943
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 75.4% 63.2% 64.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $264,900 $280,300 $159,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,529 $1,546 $1,228
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $473 $524 $435
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $921 $993 $742
Building permits, 2019 191 921 NA
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 19,671 88,241 748
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.59 2.41 2.18
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 83.3% 82.5% 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.5% 10.3% 3.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 90.3% 92.1% 91.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 84.8% 84.5% 77.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 91.3% 90.1% 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 18.5% 27.8% 17.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.4% 10.8% 15.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.4%
9.3%
6.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 57.9% 57.3% 53.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 52.7% 53.6% 41.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 42,862 382,194 4,627
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 62,169 1,443,797 254
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 458,268 1,624,646 0
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 828,368 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 318,072 3,202,715 D
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,454 $15,516 NA
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 33.9 18.9 24.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $62,257 $53,412 $51,071
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $31,883 $30,250 $31,615
Persons in poverty, percent
8.6%
13.6%
12.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 968 6,376 61
Total employment, 2018 8,783 77,371 463
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 321,541 3,171,896 15,976
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 3.4% 1.8% 3.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,869 17,655 126
All firms, 2012 3,032 20,226 136
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,286 9,589 73
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,065 7,335 53
Minority-owned firms, 2012 178 2,185 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,711 17,279 124
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 277 1,970 F
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,466 16,912 116
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 75.1 73.0 2.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 657.36 2,783.55 823.69
FIPS Code 41009 41029 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.

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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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