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Wallowa County, Oregon; Baker County, Oregon

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Wallowa County, Oregon
Baker County, Oregon
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,208 16,124
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,208 16,124
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 7,008 16,131
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2.9% 0.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X X
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 7,008 16,134
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.7%
5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.8%
19.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
29.7%
26.5%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
49.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.6%
93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
1.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
3.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.6%
4.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.6%
89.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 606 1,899
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.2% 2.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4,282 9,096
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 69.7% 70.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $239,100 $173,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,361 $1,215
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $453 $390
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $681 $674
Building permits, 2020 3 27
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,214 6,921
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.14 2.23
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.6% 81.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 2.8% 4.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.4% 88.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 77.6% 76.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 93.1% 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 26.4% 23.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.6% 14.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.7%
9.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.1% 49.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 52.4% 48.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,698 27,456
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 33,931 54,576
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 105,124
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 63,593 198,861
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,323 $12,500
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 16.3 15.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $51,224 $45,998
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $30,485 $28,700
Persons in poverty, percent
12.3%
13.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 365 519
Total employment, 2019 1,780 4,454
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 68,760 164,365
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -0.7% 2.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 875 1,145
All firms, 2012 1,091 1,748
Men-owned firms, 2012 428 915
Women-owned firms, 2012 346 507
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 78
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,057 1,598
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 82 178
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 968 1,438
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2.2 5.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,146.19 3,068.36
FIPS Code 41063 41001
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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