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Josephine County, Oregon; Sherman County, Oregon; Jackson County, Oregon

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Josephine County, Oregon
Sherman County, Oregon
Jackson County, Oregon
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 87,487 1,780 220,944
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 87,487 1,780 220,944
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 82,719 1,766 203,204
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.8% 0.8% 8.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 82,713 1,765 203,206
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
5.0%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.5%
18.9%
20.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
26.4%
25.4%
22.6%
Female persons, percent
51.2%
48.0%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.9%
93.4%
91.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.4%
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
2.9%
1.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
0.8%
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.1%
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
3.5%
2.4%
3.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.7%
6.9%
13.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
86.6%
87.7%
80.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 8,804 178 18,404
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 4.1% 1.3% 6.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 39,641 943 97,266
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 66.3% 64.6% 63.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $265,500 $159,800 $280,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,417 $1,228 $1,546
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $391 $435 $524
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $908 $742 $993
Building permits, 2019 231 NA 921
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 36,367 748 88,241
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.34 2.18 2.41
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 85.2% 89.4% 82.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.9% 3.4% 10.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.2% 91.8% 92.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 80.2% 77.4% 84.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 90.4% 89.3% 90.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 17.5% 17.3% 27.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.6% 15.9% 10.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.2%
6.3%
9.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 49.0% 53.1% 57.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 45.4% 41.4% 53.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 124,466 4,627 382,194
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 418,474 254 1,443,797
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 434,819 0 1,624,646
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 828,368
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 987,863 D 3,202,715
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,912 NA $15,516
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 19.0 24.5 18.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $45,616 $51,071 $53,412
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $25,167 $31,615 $30,250
Persons in poverty, percent
15.9%
12.5%
13.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 2,048 54 6,412
Total employment, 2019 24,136 488 77,088
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 903,816 18,685 3,324,322
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 0.5% 5.4% -0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 5,993 126 17,655
All firms, 2012 7,322 136 20,226
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,455 73 9,589
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,284 53 7,335
Minority-owned firms, 2012 627 F 2,185
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 6,281 124 17,279
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 774 F 1,970
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,906 116 16,912
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 50.4 2.1 73.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,639.67 823.69 2,783.55
FIPS Code 41033 41055 41029
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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