Oregon / Jefferson County
Who knew Jefferson County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Jefferson County, OR. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Jefferson County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||21,720||#26 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$41,425|
|Median Age||39.6 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 21,720 people, Jefferson County is the 26th most populated county in the state of Oregon out of 36 counties. But watch out, Jefferson County, because Crook County with 20,978 people and Baker County with 16,134 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Jefferson County residents was $41,425. Jefferson County households made slightly more than Sherman County households ($41,354) and Wallowa County households ($41,116) However, 20.1% of Jefferson County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Jefferson County residents is 39.6 years young.
The largest Jefferson County racial/ethinic groups are White (61.8%) followed by Hispanic (19.3%) and American Indian (15.5%).
|Some Other Race||34|
|Two or More Races||479|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Jefferson County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||39.6 years|
|Median Age - Females||40.1 years|
|Median Age - Males||39.1 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 25.3% of the Jefferson County population under 18, Jefferson County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||25.3%|
|Persons Over 65||15.3%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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