Hood River County, OR

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2020 Population
23,270
0.263% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.5
0.509% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.14%
16.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$72,418
10.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$411,600
10.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
12,246
2.73% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Hood River County, OR had a population of 23.3k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $72,418. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hood River County, OR grew from 23,209 to 23,270, a 0.263% increase and its median household income grew from $65,679 to $72,418, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hood River County, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), White (Hispanic) (21.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.03%), Other (Hispanic) (4.01%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%).

None of the households in Hood River County, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.1% of the residents in Hood River County, OR are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Hood River County, OR was $411,600, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%. Most people in Hood River County, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hood River County, OR was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Hood River County, OR is home to a population of 23.3k people, from which 87.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 17% of Hood River County, OR residents were born outside of the country (3.97k people).

In 2020, there were 2.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Hood River County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k White (Hispanic) and 1.4k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hood River County, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 40
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.96k ± 728
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.4k ± 780
31.5%
Hispanic Population
7.32k people

In 2020, there were 2.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Hood River County, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k White (Hispanic) and 1.4k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.5% of the people in Hood River County, OR are hispanic (7.32k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hood River County, OR as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.97k people
16%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.71k people

As of 2020, 17% of Hood River County, OR residents (3.97k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hood River County, OR was 16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.2
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2020, the median age of all people in Hood River County, OR was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Hood River County, OR are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Hood River County, OR residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    141,609 ± 9,081 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,538 ± 3,676 people
  3. China
    22,455 ± 3,669 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 141,609 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,538 and China with 22,455.

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Citizenship

87.1%
2020 Citizenship
88.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.1% of Hood River County, OR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hood River County, OR was 88.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    335 ± 142
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    251 ± 131
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    121 ± 76

Hood River County, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oregon, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Oregon (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oregon.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oregon across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,561. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Hood River County, OR employs 12.2k people. The largest industries in Hood River County, OR are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,970 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,784 people), and Retail Trade (1,149 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($102,118), Information ($99,565), and Utilities ($81,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,418
2020 value
± $6,739
10.3%
1 Year Growth
± 10.1%

Households in Hood River County, OR have a median annual income of $72,418, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,679 in 2019, which represents a 10.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$69,771
Average Male Salary in Oregon
± $1,792
$54,561
Average Female Salary in Oregon
± $1,535

In 2020, full-time male employees in Oregon made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Oregon by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Oregon
  1. Asian
    $64,025 ± $5,447
  2. White
    $54,721 ± $1,157
  3. Black
    $44,935 ± $6,848

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oregon workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Oregon.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Oregon by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hood River County, OR is from Oregon.
0.464
2020 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2020, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.249% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oregon across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9501

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hood River County, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hood River County, OR (1.19k out of 23.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,078 ± 279
  2. Hispanic
    554 ± 225
  3. Other
    63 ± 122

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hood River County, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.2k
2020 Value
± 968
2.73%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hood River County, OR grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 11.9k employees to 12.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hood River County, OR, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,451 people), Management Occupations (1,414 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (983 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hood River County, OR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hood River County, OR, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,451 people), Management Occupations (1,414 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (983 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hood River County, OR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (18.4 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.69 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hood River County, OR, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($100,856), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($79,205), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($78,393).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.2k
2020 Value
± 968
2.73%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hood River County, OR grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 11.9k employees to 12.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hood River County, OR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,970 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,784 people), and Retail Trade (1,149 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hood River County, OR, though some of these residents may live in Hood River County, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hood River County, OR, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,970 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,784 people), and Retail Trade (1,149 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hood River County, OR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.9 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.15 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.15 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hood River County, OR, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($102,118), Information ($99,565), and Utilities ($81,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $14.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Electronics with $19B, followed by Mixed freight ($18.8B) and Wood prods. ($14.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oregon products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$185B
2020 Value in Oregon
$358B
Projected 2050 Value in Oregon
93.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oregon trade was $185B. This is expected to increase 93.6% to $358B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oregon trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.1B
  2. $24.7B
  3. $3.73B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $36.1B, followed by California with $24.7B and Idaho and $3.73B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oregon shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hood River County, OR went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 67% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (30.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%). The most partisan county was Lake County, OR with 79.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Hood River County, OR
67% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Oregon
  1. 79.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 77.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Oregon was Lake County, OR with 79.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Oregon colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oregon over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hood River County, OR was $411,600 in 2020, which is 1.79 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $373,600 to $411,600, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Hood River County, OR is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Hood River County, OR have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hood River County, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$411,600
2020 Median
± $22,798
$373,600
2019 Median
± $14,739

In 2020, the median property value in Hood River County, OR grew to to $411,600 from the previous year's value of $373,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hood River County, OR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hood River County, OR the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,418
Median Household Income
± $6,739
8.89k
Number of Households
± 697

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.89k households in Hood River County, OR grew to $72,418 from the previous year's value of $65,679.

The following chart displays the households in Hood River County, OR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hood River County, OR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hood River County, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

68.4%
2020 Homeownership
67.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 68.4% of the housing units in Hood River County, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hood River County, OR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hood River County, OR have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Hood River County, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (65.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (14%)
  3. Carpooled (11%)

In 2020, 65.2% of workers in Hood River County, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14%) and those who carpooled to work (11%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hood River County, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hood River County, OR have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.9% of the population of Hood River County, OR has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 0.552% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oregon was $8,044 in 2014. This is a 7.73% increase from the previous year ($7,467).

Primary care physicians in Hood River County, OR see 478 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.21% increase from the previous year (477 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 266 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.3%). Additionally, Malheur County and Union County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

478 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hood River County, OR

Primary care physicians in Hood River County, OR see an average of 478 patients per year. This represents a 0.21% increase from the previous year (477 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hood River County, OR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,044
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Oregon
$4,232
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,185
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,942
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oregon (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7.73%, from $7,467 to $8,044.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.1%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
0.552%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hood River County, OR grew by 8.35% from 8.4% to 9.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hood River County, OR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.3% prevalence
  2. 14.8% prevalence
  3. 14.7% prevalence

Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oregon, at 18.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Oregon by county over multiple years.

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