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Clackamas County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2016: 408,062 (82% urban, 18% rural); it was 338,391 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 76,967
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 24,015
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 91,145
Renter-occupied apartments: 44,808 (it was 37,056 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

38%

Land area: 1868 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 218 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clackamas County: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Clackamas County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.4%)
  • Asian alone (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years
Males: 200,839  (49.2%)
Females: 207,223  (50.8%)
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Clackamas County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clackamas County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,891 ($52,080 in 1999)

This county:

$74,891
Oregon:

$57,532

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $1,068 (lower quartile is $830, upper quartile is $1,343)
This county:

$1068
State:

$898


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $374,900 (it was $193,700 in 2000)
Clackamas:

$374,900
Oregon:

$287,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $279,600 - $500,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $445,160
Here:

$445,160
State:

$356,344

Townhouses or other attached units: $350,852
Here:

$350,852
State:

$286,898

In 2-unit structures: $425,502
Here:

$425,502
State:

$383,218

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,071
Here:

$152,071
State:

$210,872

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $272,969
Here:

$272,969
State:

$328,829

Mobile homes: $188,944
Here:

$188,944
State:

$145,227

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,984
Here:

$13,984
State:

$60,142
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,857
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $602

Institutionalized population: 1,340

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 54
  • Robberies: 95
  • Assaults: 99
  • Burglaries: 1219
  • Thefts: 5150
  • Auto thefts: 902

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 56
  • Robberies: 99
  • Assaults: 93
  • Burglaries: 1405
  • Thefts: 5455
  • Auto thefts: 955
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Health of residents in Clackamas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
82.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
45.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
79.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
75.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.
40.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1771 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2001: 1742 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2002: 1519 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2003: 1606 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2004: 1971 buildings, average cost: $244,700
  • 2005: 2450 buildings, average cost: $262,700
  • 2006: 2212 buildings, average cost: $265,900
  • 2007: 1942 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2008: 865 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2009: 580 buildings, average cost: $276,800
  • 2010: 625 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2011: 800 buildings, average cost: $262,900
  • 2012: 1142 buildings, average cost: $263,200
  • 2013: 1344 buildings, average cost: $278,800
  • 2014: 1278 buildings, average cost: $288,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,782 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,526 (1.0%)

Clackamas County household income distribution in 2009 Clackamas County home values distribution Clackamas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.8%
Clackamas County:

8.8%
Oregon:

13.3%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 14.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.1% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.3 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 36.6 years old, American Indian residents: 35.6 years old, Asian residents: 36.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.2 years old)

Area name: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clackamas County is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $723 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1053 a month.

Cities in this county include: Northwest Clackamas, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, West Linn, Milwaukie, Oatfield, Wilsonville, Oak Grove, Canby, Gladstone.

Clackamas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Clackamas County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clackamas County: Pine Tree Corner (A), South Lake Recreation Site (B), Yamhill Water Treatment Plant (C), Newberg Water Treatment Plant (D), Yamhill Encampment Corporation Wastewater Treatment Facility (E), Dayton Water Treatment Plant (F), Sheridan Water Treatment Plant (G), Carlton Water Treatment Plant (H), Amity Water Treatment Plant (I), McMinnville Sewage Treatment Plant (J), Carlton Wastewater Treatment Plant (K), Yamhill Wastewater Treatment Plant (L), Flying M Ranch (M), Fendall School (N), Duke Landing (O), Orchard View (P), Pleasantdale (Q), Weston Landing (R), Wheatland Ferry (S), Whites Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clackamas County include: Church in the Wildwood (A), Brigittine Monastery (B), Trappist Abbey of Our Lady of Guadalupe (C), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (D), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Chehalem Valley Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pike Cemetery (1), Fernwood Pioneer Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Masonic Cemetery (4), United Brethren Cemetery (5), Yamhill-Carlton Cemetery (6), Taylor Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: South Lake (A), Evers Lake (B), Meadowbrook Lake (C), Stringer Pond (D), Haven Hill Pond (E), Scottys Pond (F), Aquatic Gardens (G), Cedar Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yoncalla Creek (A), Kitten Creek (B), Wilson Creek (C), Springer Creek (D), Kennedy Creek (E), Joe Creek (F), Hanchet Creek (G), Gilbert Creek (H), Ayers Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clackamas County include: Darnell Wright Softball Complex (1), Charles Metsker County Park (2), Juliette County Park (3), Monroe Landing County Park (4), Power House County Park (5), Rogers Landing County Park (6), Deer Creek County Park (7), Halsey Memorial Park (8), Halsey Veterans Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Baker County , Chippewa County, Wisconsin , Cheboygan County, Michigan , Tillamook County , Langlade County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 15,812
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 32,026 (62.2% naturalized citizens)

Clackamas County:

7.8%
Whole state:

9.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 3,627
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,551
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,232
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,496
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,359
  • Before 1970: 4,803
Note: State values scaled to Clackamas County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.1%

Clackamas County marital status for males Clackamas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 113,515
  • One, attached: 7,801
  • Two: 1,746
  • 3 or 4: 4,865
  • 5 to 9: 6,360
  • 10 to 19: 5,820
  • 20 to 49: 4,630
  • 50 or more: 9,531
  • Mobile homes: 9,253
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 250

Housing units in Clackamas County with a mortgage: 77,006 (2,345 second mortgage, 11,389 home equity loan, 514 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31,549

Here:

71.3% with mortgage
State:

66.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clackamas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant49,829194
Catholic27,12813
Other15,44751
Mainline Protestant15,11849
Orthodox2,2755
None266,195-
Clackamas County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 56
Clackamas County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Clackamas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 284
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clackamas County:

6.9%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Clackamas County:

25.7%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Clackamas County:

Average size of farms: 46 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $71,002
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $3167.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,254
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,015
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.75%
All wheat for grain: 2032 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,944 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5,487 acres

Tornado activity:

Clackamas County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 93045583.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Clackamas County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Clackamas County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 354.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 304.5 miles away from Clackamas County center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 291.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 06, 2015 to December 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4258: February 17, 2016, FEMA Id: 4258, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Mudslides, Landslides, And Debris Flows, Incident Period: January 13, 2011 to January 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1956: February 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1956, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Record and Near Record Snow, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 13, 2008 to December 26, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1824: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1824, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Snow
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Earthquake, Incident Period: March 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-985: April 26, 1993, FEMA Id: 985, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Oregon SEVERE STORMS, SNOWMELT, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-413: January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: 413, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Oregon SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 21, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-319: January 21, 1972, FEMA Id: 319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clackamas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (24%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clackamas County (%):

  • German (13%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

Clackamas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 118,688 (73.8%)
  • Carpooled: 15,508 (9.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,166 (1.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 174 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 51 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 70 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,313 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 959 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 4,332 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 17,561 (10.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Clackamas County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 1,215 people in nursing homes
  • 343 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 327 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 235 people in state prisons
  • 202 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 114 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 108 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 76 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 74 people in other group homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 30 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 27 people in halfway houses
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Clackamas County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 808 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 712 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 414 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 398 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 139 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 126 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 84 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,486.

7.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Oregon average:

7.22%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($477 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.04%

5.36% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($30,154 average AGI)
2.49% relocated from other states ($17,178 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

2.49%
Oregon average:

3.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  2.83% ($42,950 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.16% ($51,796)
from Marion County, OR  0.41% ($38,604)
from Clark County, WA  0.29% ($41,771)
from Lane County, OR  0.14% ($39,772)
from Deschutes County, OR  0.11% ($45,362)
from King County, WA  0.10% ($58,837)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Oregon average:

6.82%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

5.04% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($27,005 average AGI)
2.49% relocated to other states ($17,491 average AGI)
Clackamas County:

2.49%
Oregon average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  2.62% ($38,445 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  1.22% ($45,671)
to Clark County, WA  0.39% ($56,670)
to Marion County, OR  0.38% ($38,273)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.12% ($55,500)
to King County, WA  0.12% ($46,176)
to Lane County, OR  0.11% ($31,812)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Clackamas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Clackamas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clackamas County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clackamas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clackamas County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 50,056 (43,881 aged, 6,175 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,942 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Clackamas County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,172)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,894)
  • Unspecified dementia (2,069)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,913)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,820)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,750)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,738)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,102)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (807)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (769)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,260
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 128
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,186

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,086
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 756
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 20.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 9.6
  • Other - 10.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 65.9
  • Suffocation - 29.7
  • Poisoning - 21.7
  • Other - 8.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 408,062
  • In family households: 341,539 (54,646 male householders, 52,037 female householders)
    86,086 spouses, 116,316 children (108,411 natural, 3,002 adopted, 4,903 stepchildren), 5,353 grandchildren, 3,190 brothers or sisters, 5,562 parents, 6,179 other relatives, 12,170 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 63,465 (21,056 male householders (15,988 living alone)), 26,331 female householders (21,365 living alone)), 16,078 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,058

Size of family households: 48,603 2-persons, 22,113 3-persons, 22,039 4-persons, 9,052 5-persons, 2,684 6-persons, 2,192 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 37,353 1-person, 7,966 2-persons, 1,182 3-persons, 634 4-persons, 178 5-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

61,017 married couples with children.
18,175 single-parent households (4,976 men, 13,199 women).

87.7% of residents of Clackamas speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,487,212,000 ($4,094 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $133,627,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $756,038,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $257,120,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,153,000
Federal grants: $291,040,000
Federal procurement contracts: $52,106,000 ($35,205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $125,755,000 ($59,835,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,881,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $211,170,000
Federal Government insurance: $493,073,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 21,118
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 14,125
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5,177
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +18,574
Here:

+50 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clackamas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 173.75 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 3,183
  • 2010 to 2013: 6,092
  • 2000 to 2009: 22,782
  • 1990 to 1999: 34,247
  • 1980 to 1989: 22,906
  • 1970 to 1979: 32,031
  • 1960 to 1969: 14,572
  • 1950 to 1959: 9,386
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,895
  • 1939 or earlier: 13,677
Note: State values scaled to Clackamas population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clackamas County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clackamas County population
  • 1 room: 158
  • 2 rooms: 514
  • 3 rooms: 2,422
  • 4 rooms: 7,570
  • 5 rooms: 13,774
  • 6 rooms: 22,467
  • 7 rooms: 17,726
  • 8 rooms: 17,048
  • 9+ rooms: 26,876
  • 1 room: 2,942
  • 2 rooms: 4,374
  • 3 rooms: 7,633
  • 4 rooms: 12,703
  • 5 rooms: 8,254
  • 6 rooms: 5,062
  • 7 rooms: 2,171
  • 8 rooms: 1,446
  • 9+ rooms: 930
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clackamas County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clackamas County population
  • no bedroom: 196
  • 1 bedroom: 1,662
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,744
  • 3 bedrooms: 52,085
  • 4 bedrooms: 32,730
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9,138
  • no bedroom: 3,186
  • 1 bedroom: 9,207
  • 2 bedrooms: 18,840
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,239
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,432
  • 5+ bedrooms: 611
Cars and other vehicles available in Clackamas County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clackamas County population
  • no vehicle: 1,766
  • 1 vehicle: 19,631
  • 2 vehicles: 46,674
  • 3 vehicles: 25,252
  • 4 vehicles: 9,365
  • 5+ vehicles: 5,867
  • no vehicle: 6,904
  • 1 vehicle: 18,395
  • 2 vehicles: 14,045
  • 3 vehicles: 4,703
  • 4 vehicles: 816
  • 5+ vehicles: 652

85% of Clackamas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Oregon.

Clackamas County:

85.4%
State average:

81.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 211,496
  • Other state: 158,861
  • Northeast: 15,494
  • Midwest: 33,383
  • South: 18,201
  • West: 91,783

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clackamas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.0%)
  • Electricity (30.7%)
  • Wood (6.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (73.5%)
  • Utility gas (20.3%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,334
Here:

10.8%
Oregon:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,536
Here:

6.7%
Oregon:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,791
Here:

15.7%
Oregon:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Clackamas County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $30,031,000
    Regular Highways: $12,500,000
    Sewerage: $3,619,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $57,884,000
    Police Protection: $35,169,000
    General - Other: $23,829,000
    Regular Highways: $20,739,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,416,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,183,000
    Sewerage: $15,003,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,512,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,170,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,675,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,744,000
    Financial Administration: $9,192,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,335,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,933,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,729,000
    Libraries: $1,551,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,313,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,260,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $11,834,000
    Libraries: $5,516,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,574,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $804,000
    Housing and Community Development: $578,000
    Parks and Recreation: $418,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $271,000
    Health - Other: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $111,000
    Sewerage: $72,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,823,000

Clackamas County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $25,361,000
    Sewerage: $18,913,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,196,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,572,000
    Regular Highways: $2,516,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $818,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,387,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,390,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,970,000
    Highways: $4,799,000
    Public Welfare: $3,421,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,068,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,870,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,371,000
    Highways: $813,000
    Public Welfare: $591,000
    Housing and Community Development: $465,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $17,847,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,445,000
    Special Assessments: $5,071,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,621,000
    Rents: $813,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $396,000
    Sale of Property: $273,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $36,528,000
    All Other: $23,097,000
    Highways: $17,126,000
    Public Welfare: $8,827,000
    General Local Government Support: $46,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $94,105,000
    Other License: $18,004,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,446,000
    NEC: $1,744,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $516,000

Clackamas County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $175,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $112,325,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,904,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,656,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $65,425,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,128,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,880,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,750,000

Clackamas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,315,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $213,444,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $225,012,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,655
  • Number of aged recipients: 585
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,070
  • Number of recipients under 18: 490
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,276
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 889
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,270
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,756
Clackamas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clackamas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 62 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,446$243,7171,922$287,33212,453$248,524392$162,12519$3,824,368646$218,916314$179,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED150$238,900216$279,4541,402$259,56951$100,7842$260,00086$196,18685$126,047
APPLICATIONS DENIED341$243,073427$300,2973,762$287,317225$126,5022$743,500260$226,712227$133,031
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN180$230,939366$317,7132,694$267,052114$184,7023$409,333183$207,21987$187,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS50$212,40090$316,500554$274,45544$144,2270$049$221,85723$109,957
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 61 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED211$282,052177$278,1646$208,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED76$297,14590$303,4221$383,0002$211,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$264,32048$277,6461$247,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$308,29422$282,5451$358,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$351,6674$283,2502$283,5000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Clackamas County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,47075.9 years
William1,32575.7 years
Robert1,27471.8 years
Mary1,21280.5 years
James1,05272.6 years
Charles81175.7 years
George80177.8 years
Helen76681.5 years
Margaret69980.4 years
Dorothy68980.1 years
Most common last names in Clackamas County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith69976.3 years
Johnson57977.2 years
Miller41677.9 years
Brown32376.2 years
Anderson32177.6 years
Jones31476.2 years
Williams26576.9 years
Thompson24776.1 years
Wilson24577.4 years
Davis23274.9 years
Businesses in Clackamas County, OR
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2LA Fitness2
7-Eleven21La Quinta1
AMF Bowling1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T12Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware6Lane Furniture6
Albertsons7LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Applebee's4Macy's1
Arby's3Marriott3
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets19
Audi1Mazda1
AutoZone3McDonald's22
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill3Men's Wearhouse1
Bally Total Fitness2Motel 61
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins9New Balance9
Bath & Body Works1Nike24
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan2
Best Western2Nordstrom2
Blockbuster11Office Depot2
Burger King8OfficeMax2
Carl\s Jr.6Old Navy2
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden2
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet3Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Panda Express6
Chipotle2Panera Bread2
Cold Stone Creamery2Papa John's Pizza2
Coldwater Creek1Payless6
Comfort Inn1Penske3
Comfort Suites2PetSmart3
Costco2Pier 1 Imports2
Cricket Wireless9Pizza Hut5
Curves10Plato's Closet1
DHL6Quality1
Dairy Queen9Quiznos8
Days Inn1RadioShack7
Decora Cabinetry4Red Robin2
Dennys4Rite Aid7
Discount Tire3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza5SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Safeway12
Ethan Allen1Sears4
Famous Footwear2Sephora2
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx53Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks53
Ford2Subaru1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway36
GNC9Super 82
GameStop4T-Mobile11
Goodwill3T.J.Maxx1
H&M1Taco Bell10
H&R Block18Target2
Hilton2The Room Place3
Holiday Inn3Toyota2
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot2Trader Joe's3
Honda2True Value6
Hot Topic1U-Haul19
Howard Johnson1UPS55
JCPenney1Vans1
Jack In The Box5Verizon Wireless1
Jamba Juice5Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York4Village Inn1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice1Vons16
KFC9Walgreens9
Kincaid2Walmart1
Kmart3Wendy's8
Kohl's1YMCA4
Kroger16

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