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1.6% growth
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6.25% growth
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3.56% growth
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8.71% growth


The economy of Oregon employs 1.82M people. The economy of Oregon is specialized in Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products ; Footwear manufacturing; and Forestry except logging, which employ respectively 9.73; 9.27; and 8.26 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Oregon are Restaurants & Food Services (115,147), Construction (92,901), and Elementary & secondary schools (88,050), and the highest paying industries are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($103,205), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($99,716), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($95,061).

Median household income in Oregon is $57,532. Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,344. The income inequality of Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48 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 Oregon. In Oregon the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 94 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,315. Jefferson County, OR has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Oregon.


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Oregon is home to a population of 4.09M people, from which 94.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Oregon is composed of 3.12M White residents (76.2%), 522,568 Hispanic residents (12.8%), 167,053 Asian residents (4.08%), 152,976 Two+ residents (3.74%), and 75,516 Black residents (1.84%). The most common foreign languages in Oregon are Spanish (332,139 speakers), Chinese (29,082 speakers), and Vietnamese (23,396 speakers), but compared to other places, Oregon has a relative high number of Scandinavian (2,911 speakers), Russian (20,746 speakers), and Japanese (9,556 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Oregon awarded 61,400 degrees. The student population of Oregon is skewed towards females, with 24,530 male students and 36,870 female students. Most students in Oregon are White (42,219 and 68.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,030 and 8.19%), Unknown (3,906 and 6.36%), and Asian (2,769 and 4.51%). The largest universities in Oregon by number of graduates are Portland State University (6,897 and 11.2%), University of Oregon (6,709 and 10.9%), and Oregon State University (6,455 and 10.5%). The most popular majors in Oregon are General Psychology (1,501 and 2.44%), General Business Administration & Management (994 and 1.62%), and Registered Nursing (941 and 1.53%). The median tuition costs in Oregon are $39,700 for private four year colleges, and $8,715 and $25,811 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 Oregon is $287,100, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $264,100 to $287,100, a 8.71% increase. The homeownership rate of Oregon is 61.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Oregon have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oregon is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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