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1.11% growth
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Median Household Income
4.44% growth
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1.85% growth
Median Property Value
2.67% growth


The economy of Benton County, OR employs 40,655 people. The economy of Benton County, OR is specialized in Educational Services; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.63; 2.45; and 1.14 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Benton County, OR are Educational Services (9,938), Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,621), and Retail trade (3,652), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($57,632), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($51,833), and Finance & Insurance ($44,830).

Median household income in Benton County, OR is $52,015. Males in Benton County, OR have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,600. The income inequality of Benton County, OR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Benton County, OR. In Benton County, OR the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 123 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $6,368. Jefferson County, OR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Oregon.


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Benton County, OR is home to a population of 87,455 people, from which 93.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Benton County, OR is composed of 71,510 White residents (81.8%), 6,100 Hispanic residents (6.98%), 5,522 Asian residents (6.31%), 2,603 Two+ residents (2.98%), and 851 Black residents (0.97%). The most common foreign languages in Benton County, OR are Spanish (4,765 speakers), Chinese (1,546 speakers), and Arabic (640 speakers), but compared to other places, Benton County, OR has a relative high number of Thai (167 speakers), Hungarian (52 speakers), and Arabic (640 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Benton County, OR awarded 6,489 degrees. The student population of Benton County, OR is skewed towards females, with 3,178 male students and 3,311 female students. Most students in Benton County, OR are White (4,544 and 70%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (387 and 5.96%), Asian (380 and 5.86%), and Two or more races (282 and 4.35%). The largest universities in Benton County, OR by number of graduates are Oregon State University (6,455 and 99%), Phagans Beauty College (34 and 0.52%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Benton County, OR are General Human Development & Family Studies (318 and 4.9%), Computer Science (238 and 3.67%), and General Health & Physical Education (231 and 3.56%). The median tuition costs in Benton County, OR are N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,715 and $27,195 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Benton County, OR is $276,900, which is 1.35 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $269,700 to $276,900, a 2.67% increase. The homeownership rate of Benton County, OR is 57.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Benton County, OR have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Benton County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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