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Hood River County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2014: 22,885 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 20,411 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,428
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,712
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,703
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,033 (it was 2,545 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

38%

Land area: 522 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hood River County: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (58.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 86%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hood River County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (29.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years
Males: 11,442  (50.0%)
Females: 11,443  (50.0%)
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Hood River County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hood River County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,155 ($38,326 in 1999)

This county:

$56155
Oregon:

$50251

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $708 (lower quartile is $489, upper quartile is $1,006)
This county:

$708
State:

$769


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $310,481 (it was $150,600 in 2000)
Hood River:

$310,481
Oregon:

$229,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $205,582 - $451,411
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,681
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $496

Institutionalized population: 76

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 58
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 23
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 88 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2001: 109 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2002: 143 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2004: 155 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2007: 151 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2011: 58 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2012: 74 buildings, average cost: $281,300
  • 2013: 90 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2014: 74 buildings, average cost: $256,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,433 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,436 (0.8%)

Hood River County household income distribution in 2009 Hood River County home values distribution Hood River County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.3%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 55.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
Hood River County:

12.9%
Oregon:

16.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 56.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 54 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hood River County is $514 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $911 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hood River, Odell, Cascade Locks, Dee, Parkdale.

Hood River County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hood River County: Ryan Corner (A), Middle Camp (B), Memaloose Overlook (C), Wasco Guard Station (D), McKinley Corral (E), Hickeyville (F), Keeps Mill Recreation Site (G), Wolf Run (H), Knebal Spring Recreation Site (I), Bonney Crossing (J), Lockit (K), Lace Camp (L), Orchid Camp (M), Island Windmill (N), Bonney Crossing Recreation Site (O), Cascade Hyland Resort (P), Grindstone Recreation Site (Q), Hinton-Ward Ranch (R), Barlow Creek Recreation Site (S), Rock Creek Reservoir Work Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Warner Cemetery (1), Viewpoint Grave Island Memorial (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Buzan Cemetery (4), Clarno Cemetery (5), Tillotson Cemetery (6), Antelope Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Frog Lake (A), Green Lake (B), Liechti Pond (C), Helen Lake (D), Liechti Pond Number One (E), Cody Ponds (F), McClure Lake (G), Twin Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ladore Creek (A), Rice Creek (B), Elk Creek (C), Kellar Creek (D), Sherar Springs Creek (E), Tamarack Creek (F), Jordan Creek (G), Honeysuckle Creek (H), Green Lake Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hood River County include: Memaloose State Park (1), White River Falls State Park (2), Celilo Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Benton County, Minnesota , Clark County, Washington , Chippewa County, Wisconsin , Multnomah County , Polk County , Langlade County, Wisconsin , Washington County, Idaho , Pope County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 562
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,355 (18% naturalized citizens)

Hood River County:

16.4%
Whole state:

8.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 805
  • 1990 to 1994: 743
  • 1985 to 1989: 615
  • 1980 to 1984: 410
  • 1975 to 1979: 277
  • 1970 to 1974: 189
  • 1970 to 1974: 64
  • 1965 to 1969: 252

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.8%

Hood River County marital status for males Hood River County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,375
  • One, attached: 100
  • Two: 265
  • 3 or 4: 232
  • 5 to 9: 228
  • 10 to 19: 159
  • 20 or more: 339
  • Mobile homes: 1,109
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Hood River County with a mortgage: 2,179 (244 second mortgage, 263 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,019

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hood River County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6931
Evangelical Protestant2,54524
Mainline Protestant1,5057
Other8443
None13,759-
Hood River 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: 8
Hood River County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Hood River County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

13.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hood River County:

6.8%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Hood River County:

27.3%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Hood River County:

Average size of farms: 52 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $106,047
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $3230.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.71%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,859
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,621
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.49
Vegetables: 38 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15,682 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hood River County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 182% 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 121.9 miles away from Hood River 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 113.2 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 392.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 409.1 miles away from Hood River County center
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 338.6 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:

  • OregonMicrowave Fire, Incident Period: August 28, 2009 to September 1, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2829, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • OregonSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 5, 2006 to November 8, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1672): December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1672, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • OregonHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3228): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OregonSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1510): February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OregonHerman Creek Fire, Incident Period: September 2, 2003 to September 8, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 2, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2495, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • OregonSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 4, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1099): February 9, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OregonSEVERE STORMS, SNOWMELT, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-413): January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-413, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • OregonHeavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-184): December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Hood River County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (85%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • United Kingdom (1%)
  • Japan (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hood River County (%):

  • German (13%)
  • English (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Hood River County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,673 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 1,144 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0%)
  • Walked: 597 (6%)
  • Other means: 46 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 695 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Hood River County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 483 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Hood River County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 667 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,495.

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Oregon average:

7.22%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.66% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($18,287 average AGI)
3.75% relocated from other states ($28,150 average AGI)
Hood River County:

3.75%
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  0.77% ($46,354 average AGI)
from Klickitat County, WA  0.58% ($47,408)
from Wasco County, OR  0.58% ($41,347)
from Washington County, OR  0.26% ($42,182)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.25% ($36,476)
from Clark County, WA  0.18% ($48,800)
from King County, WA  0.17% ($118,929)


7.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Oregon average:

6.82%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.75% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($16,407 average AGI)
3.27% relocated to other states ($20,608 average AGI)
Hood River County:

3.27%
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  1.26% ($26,299 average AGI)
to Wasco County, OR  1.01% ($33,291)
to Klickitat County, WA  0.54% ($76,522)
to Washington County, OR  0.30% ($27,560)
to Clark County, WA  0.28% ($65,917)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.25% ($27,143)
to King County, WA  0.20% ($37,941)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in Hood River County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Hood River County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hood River County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hood River County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hood River County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,982 (2,631 aged, 351 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 951 (17%)

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 Hood River County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Unspecified dementia (160)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (157)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (154)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (143)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (134)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (110)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (103)
  • Congestive heart failure (96)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7459.230
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 118.180
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37059.8

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1465.890
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 817.520
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.1

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 81.83
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 173.840

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 28.19

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,559
  • In family households: 18,313 (4,067 male householders, 1,592 female householders)
    4,529 spouses, 6,559 children (6,157 natural, 168 adopted, 234 stepchildren), 348 grandchildren, 156 brothers or sisters, 135 parents, 247 other relatives, 546 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,246 (1,180 male householders (853 living alone)), 1,334 female householders (1,092 living alone)), 732 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 787 (76 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,312 2-persons, 1,257 3-persons, 1,179 4-persons, 528 5-persons, 240 6-persons, 143 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,945 1-person, 464 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,031 married couples with children.
978 single-parent households (287 men, 691 women).

75.3% of residents of Hood River County speak English at home.
22.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,424,000 ($5267 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,297,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $43,105,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,885,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $260,000
Federal grants: $26,400,000
Federal procurement contracts: $18,456,000 ($12,056,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,317,000 ($390,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,239,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,213,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,271,000

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

Births: 1,602
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 958
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +689
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -433
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hood River County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.15 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 88
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,522
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,124
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,420
  • 1970 to 1979: 962
  • 1960 to 1969: 745
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,157
  • 1940 to 1949: 496
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,841
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hood River County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 223
  • 4 rooms: 441
  • 5 rooms: 1,110
  • 6 rooms: 986
  • 7 rooms: 726
  • 8 rooms: 602
  • 9+ rooms: 546
  • 1 room: 138
  • 2 rooms: 256
  • 3 rooms: 408
  • 4 rooms: 629
  • 5 rooms: 479
  • 6 rooms: 323
  • 7 rooms: 134
  • 8 rooms: 84
  • 9+ rooms: 94
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hood River County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 196
  • 2 bedrooms: 993
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,509
  • 4 bedrooms: 775
  • 5+ bedrooms: 213
  • no bedroom: 170
  • 1 bedroom: 586
  • 2 bedrooms: 981
  • 3 bedrooms: 610
  • 4 bedrooms: 141
  • 5+ bedrooms: 57
Cars and other vehicles available in Hood River County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 163
  • 1 vehicle: 970
  • 2 vehicles: 1,977
  • 3 vehicles: 1,049
  • 4 vehicles: 407
  • 5+ vehicles: 137
  • no vehicle: 335
  • 1 vehicle: 1,025
  • 2 vehicles: 951
  • 3 vehicles: 153
  • 4 vehicles: 70
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

54% of Hood River County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Oregon.

Hood River County:

54.0%
State average:

48.0%

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

  • This state: 8165
  • Northeast: 691
  • Midwest: 1746
  • South: 894
  • West: 5381

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $248,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hood River County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.2%)
  • Utility gas (21.2%)
  • Wood (15.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Electricity (64.2%)
  • Utility gas (14.4%)
  • Wood (12.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 286
Here:

10.3%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 96
Here:

7.9%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

10.8%
Oregon:

16.1%

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)

Hood River County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,628,000
    General - Other: $2,149,000
    Health - Other: $2,037,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,990,000
    Police Protection: $1,891,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,438,000
    Financial Administration: $1,218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,061,000
    Libraries: $675,000
    Parks and Recreation: $609,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $577,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $525,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $322,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $446,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $458,000
    Health - Other: $202,000
    General - Other: $170,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,128,000

Hood River County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $4,499,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $159,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,927,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,168,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $149,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $40,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,799,000
    Highways: $2,385,000
    Health and Hospitals: $773,000
    Public Welfare: $568,000
    General Local Government Support: $247,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,105,000
    Other License: $459,000
    Other Selective Sales: $219,000

Hood River County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,915,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,745,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,000

Hood River County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,934,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,970,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $222,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 225
  • Number of aged recipients: 36
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 189
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 138
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 91
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 88
Hood River County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hood River County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11376.3 years
William9876.0 years
James8972.5 years
Mary8579.7 years
Robert7773.7 years
Charles7577.2 years
George7278.1 years
Margaret5282.0 years
Helen4880.4 years
Frank3977.7 years
Most common last names in Hood River County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4279.1 years
Johnson3876.7 years
Miller3479.0 years
Jones2776.0 years
Williams2579.2 years
Brown2273.7 years
Moore2176.2 years
Anderson1877.9 years
Martin1869.5 years
Wilson1882.4 years
Businesses in Hood River County, OR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Ace Hardware2Payless1
Best Western2Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks2
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill4U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets9Vans1
Maurices1Vons1
McDonald's2Walgreens1
New Balance2Walmart1