Oregon vs. Idaho

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)4,217,7371,787,065
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)10.1%14.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)3,831,0791,567,657
Population, Census, April 1, 20103,831,0741,567,582
Persons under 5 years, percent5.6%6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent20.8%25.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.6%15.9%
Female persons, percent50.4%49.9%
White alone, percent86.8%93.0%
Black or African American alone, percent2.2%0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.8%1.7%
Asian alone, percent4.8%1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.5%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent3.9%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent13.3%12.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent75.3%81.7%
Veterans, 2014-2018288,540115,045
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20189.9%6.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)1,788,681735,672
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201861.9%69.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$287,300$192,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,647$1,228
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$519$368
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,050$825
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201323.2%14.9%
Building permits, 201820,13215,824
Households, 2014-20181,591,835618,331
Persons per household, 2014-20182.512.68
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.3%82.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201815.4%10.8%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201891.8%90.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201883.9%79.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.4%90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201832.9%26.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.1%9.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent8.4%13.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.1%62.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201857.7%56.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)8,466,7882,680,225
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)24,956,8167,895,614
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)51,349,94820,201,432
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)48,325,26117,906,012
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)49,481,05420,444,278
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$12,690$12,812
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.720.7
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$59,393$53,089
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$32,045$26,772
Persons in poverty, percent12.6%11.8%
Total employer establishments, 2017117,35747,574
Total employment, 20171,596,637578,134
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)79,111,28023,564,597
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.9%2.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017295,127130,699
All firms, 2012339,305146,642
Men-owned firms, 2012165,69170,438
Women-owned firms, 2012123,01545,121
Minority-owned firms, 201241,45610,592
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012285,028130,973
Veteran-owned firms, 201230,91812,804
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012288,790124,314
Black-owned firms, percent, 20071.2%0.2%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.2%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.6%0.8%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%2.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.8%23.5%
Population per square mile, 201039.919.0
Land area in square miles, 201095,988.0182,643.12

Source: United States Census Bureau

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