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Wasco County, Oregon; Benton County, Oregon; Gilliam County, Oregon

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Wasco County, Oregon
Benton County, Oregon
Gilliam County, Oregon
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26,682 93,053 1,912
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26,682 93,053 1,912
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 25,211 85,581 1,873
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.8% 8.7% 2.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X X X
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 25,213 85,579 1,871
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
4.0%
4.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.1%
16.1%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.0%
16.8%
27.6%
Female persons, percent
49.8%
49.9%
49.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.0%
86.5%
93.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.8%
1.2%
0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
3.8%
0.9%
2.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
7.0%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.5%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
4.1%
2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.2%
7.8%
7.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
73.6%
79.8%
87.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,385 5,254 189
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 8.0% 9.8% 2.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11,773 39,105 1,186
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 62.2% 57.2% 67.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $212,900 $331,300 $115,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,353 $1,770 $1,128
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $468 $564 $435
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $842 $1,081 $919
Building permits, 2020 83 302 NA
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 10,305 35,718 842
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.42 2.39 2.20
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 86.0% 74.2% 88.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 15.5% 14.0% 4.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.1% 95.7% 83.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 78.6% 90.5% 73.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.4% 95.9% 90.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 19.6% 54.1% 17.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.5% 7.5% 12.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.6%
6.7%
8.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.3% 59.6% 55.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.6% 57.3% 53.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 66,708 142,802 1,534
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 148,164 588,136 D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 93,565 412,712 0
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 389,437 731,042 10,465
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,280 $8,458 $5,358
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 18.2 19.6 15.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $53,105 $62,077 $47,500
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $27,445 $33,817 $26,482
Persons in poverty, percent
12.2%
16.5%
10.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 709 2,182 69
Total employment, 2019 7,906 29,149 571
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 319,805 1,473,895 29,795
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 4.3% -2.1% 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,383 6,036 119
All firms, 2012 1,967 6,693 102
Men-owned firms, 2012 998 3,368 F
Women-owned firms, 2012 551 2,264 26
Minority-owned firms, 2012 156 600 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,689 5,716 78
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 130 670 F
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,671 5,469 53
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 10.6 126.6 1.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 2,381.52 675.94 1,204.81
FIPS Code 41065 41003 41021
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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