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Wasco County, Oregon; Sherman County, Oregon; Gilliam County, Oregon; Yamhill County, Oregon

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Wasco County, Oregon
Sherman County, Oregon
Gilliam County, Oregon
Yamhill County, Oregon
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26,682 1,780 1,912 107,100
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26,682 1,780 1,912 107,100
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 25,211 1,766 1,873 99,216
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.8% 0.8% 2.1% 7.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 25,213 1,765 1,871 99,193
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X X X X
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
5.0%
4.4%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.1%
18.9%
19.1%
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.0%
25.4%
27.6%
17.8%
Female persons, percent
49.8%
48.0%
49.5%
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.0%
93.4%
93.5%
91.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.4%
0.3%
1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
3.8%
2.9%
2.1%
2.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
0.8%
0.9%
2.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.1%
0.5%
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
2.4%
2.6%
3.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.2%
6.9%
7.4%
16.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
73.6%
87.7%
87.4%
76.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,385 178 189 7,694
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 8.0% 1.3% 2.9% 8.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11,773 943 1,186 39,899
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 62.2% 64.6% 67.3% 70.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $212,900 $159,800 $115,900 $295,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,353 $1,228 $1,128 $1,662
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $468 $435 $435 $553
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $842 $742 $919 $1,052
Building permits, 2020 83 NA NA 351
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 10,305 748 842 36,808
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.42 2.18 2.20 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 86.0% 89.4% 88.6% 85.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 15.5% 3.4% 4.0% 13.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.1% 91.8% 83.8% 92.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 78.6% 77.4% 73.6% 83.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.4% 89.3% 90.0% 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 19.6% 17.3% 17.4% 26.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.5% 15.9% 12.8% 10.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.4%
6.3%
7.5%
9.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.3% 53.1% 55.9% 60.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.6% 41.4% 53.3% 55.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 66,708 4,627 1,534 129,254
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 148,164 254 D 433,648
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 93,565 0 0 1,893,589
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 213,589 D D D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 389,437 D 10,465 886,639
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,280 NA $5,358 $8,844
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 18.2 24.5 15.9 26.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $53,105 $51,071 $47,500 $63,902
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $27,445 $31,615 $26,482 $31,314
Persons in poverty, percent
12.2%
12.5%
10.9%
10.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 709 54 69 2,615
Total employment, 2019 7,906 488 571 31,947
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 319,805 18,685 29,795 1,274,507
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 4.3% 5.4% 2.1% 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,383 126 119 6,697
All firms, 2012 1,967 136 102 7,366
Men-owned firms, 2012 998 73 F 3,468
Women-owned firms, 2012 551 53 26 2,469
Minority-owned firms, 2012 156 F F 664
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,689 124 78 6,389
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 130 F F 703
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,671 116 53 6,163
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 10.6 2.1 1.6 138.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 2,381.52 823.69 1,204.81 715.86
FIPS Code 41065 41055 41021 41071
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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