Jackson County, Oregon (OR)

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County population in 2012: 206,412 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 181,269 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,714
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,331
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 47,574
Renter-occupied apartments: 31,031 (it was 23,958 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

38%

Land area: 2785 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jackson County: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Jackson County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years
Males: 99,002  (43.4%)
Females: 104,204  (56.6%)
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Jackson County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,363 ($36,461 in 1999)

This county:

$43363
Oregon:

$50251

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $774 (lower quartile is $591, upper quartile is $981)
This county:

$774
State:

$769


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $199,800 (it was $132,100 in 2000)
Jackson:

$199,800
Oregon:

$229,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,900 - $289,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $275,447
Here:

$275,447
State:

$286,540

Townhouses or other attached units: $229,633
Here:

$229,633
State:

$218,538

In 2-unit structures: $305,126
Here:

$305,126
State:

$233,637

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,272
Here:

$148,272
State:

$162,511

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,947
Here:

$228,947
State:

$276,398

Mobile homes: $87,412
Here:

$87,412
State:

$101,219

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,738
Here:

$2,738
State:

$76,534
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,377
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $449

Institutionalized population: 950

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


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

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Health of residents in Jackson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is worse than average.
82.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
50.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 189 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1140 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2001: 1289 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2002: 1439 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2003: 1754 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2004: 1791 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2007: 1020 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2008: 370 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2009: 317 buildings, average cost: $184,000

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


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,237 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,873 (1.1%)

Jackson County household income distribution in 2009 Jackson County home values distribution Jackson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.0% for American Indian residents, 32.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.5% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
Jackson County:

18.9%
Oregon:

16.7%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for American Indian residents, 33.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.5% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Medford, OR MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $540 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $988 a month.

Cities in this county include: Medford, Ashland, Central Point, Southwest Jackson, Northwest Jackson, Talent, White City, Eagle Point, Sams Valley, Phoenix.

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

2005 air pollution in Jackson County:

Carbon Monoxide: 4 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.068 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 22 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 53 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 36 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson County: Younkers Ranch (A), Katydid Ranch (B), Johns Camp (C), Willow Prairie Recreation Site (D), Imnaha Guard Station (E), Imnaha Recreation Site (F), Huckleberry Guard Station (G), Valley of the Rogue Dairy (H), Needle Rock Spring Camp (I), Trail Camp (J), Valley of the Rogue State Park Boat Ramp (K), Fishers Ferry Jackson County Park Boat Ramp (L), Touvelle State Park Boat Ramp (M), Hoffman Ranch (N), Joseph Stewart State Park Boat Ramp (O), Hawk Creek Station (P), Casey State Recreation Site Non-Motorized Boat Ramp (Q), Gawa Church Camp (R), Owens Ranch (S), Pennington Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cascade Shopping Center Park and Ride (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pankey Park Cemetery (1), Sterling Cemetery (2), Stearn Cemetery (3), Griffin Creek Cemetery (4), Rock Point Cemetery (5), Gold Hill IOOF Cemetery (6), Pinehurst Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Grassy Pond (A), Hobart Lake (B), Lost Lake (C), Kettle Lake (D), Lily Pond (E), Chapman Lake (F), Summit Lake (G), Parsnip Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wizard Creek (A), Woodruff Creek (B), Wrangle Creek (C), Yale Creek (D), Kiter Creek (E), Kinney Creek (F), Kerby Creek (G), Keeler Creek (H), Jones Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson County include: Ben Hur Lampman State Park (1), Ashland Dog Park (2), North Mountain Park (3), Oredson Todd Woods (4), Siskiyou Mountain Park (5), Southern Oregon University Nat (6), TouVelle State Park (7), Takelma County Park (8), Valley of the Rogue State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Douglas County , Josephine County , Klamath County , Siskiyou County, California .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 9,304
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,849 (39% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

4.9%
Whole state:

8.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,749
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,476
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,362
  • 1980 to 1984: 718
  • 1975 to 1979: 759
  • 1970 to 1974: 496
  • 1970 to 1974: 328
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,961

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.8%

Jackson County marital status for males Jackson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 23,611 (3,149 second mortgage, 2,730 home equity loan, 102 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,800

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,890122
Catholic16,5656
Other10,05744
Mainline Protestant5,25223
Orthodox1002
None145,342-
Jackson 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: 33
Jackson County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
This county:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Jackson County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 199
This county:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

7.9%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

23.2%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 129 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,748
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1097.04
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,981
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,963
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.93%
All wheat for grain: 522 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8,463 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 457% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 184.9 miles away from Jackson 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 118.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 303.8 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 150.5 miles away from Jackson County center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 184.1 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:


The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (51%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Japan (2%)

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

  • German (17%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 61,332 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 8,648 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 437 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 21 (0%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 27 (0%)
  • Taxi: 43 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 89 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 669 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,817 (4%)
  • Other means: 669 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,441 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,175 people in nursing homes
  • 874 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 575 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 317 people in other group homes
  • 315 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 150 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 82 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 43 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 789 people in college/university student housing
  • 660 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 600 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 528 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 242 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 210 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 173 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 137 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 114 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,320.

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Oregon average:

7.22%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

2.01% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($11,530 average AGI)
3.46% relocated from other states ($26,550 average AGI)
Jackson County:

3.46%
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 Josephine County, OR  0.51% ($28,795 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.23% ($27,605)
from Lane County, OR  0.22% ($31,415)
from Washington County, OR  0.15% ($33,874)
from Klamath County, OR  0.15% ($32,360)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($50,028)
from Deschutes County, OR  0.14% ($32,422)


5.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Oregon average:

6.82%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

2.17% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($13,138 average AGI)
2.92% relocated to other states ($20,503 average AGI)
Jackson County:

2.92%
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 Josephine County, OR  0.46% ($30,343 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.31% ($34,159)
to Lane County, OR  0.25% ($30,714)
to Washington County, OR  0.24% ($29,624)
to Klamath County, OR  0.12% ($25,044)
to Douglas County, OR  0.12% ($30,069)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.12% ($36,349)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 33,915 (29,632 aged, 4,283 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11945.57
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 216.590
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35428.93

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1089.480
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 977.870
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.58

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 60.65
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 107.510

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 25.7. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 207.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 122.4
  • Poisoning - 49.9
  • Suffocation - 27.2
  • Other - 8.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 199,714

Size of family households: 26,224 2-persons, 11,423 3-persons, 8,918 4-persons, 4,087 5-persons, 1,733 6-persons, 1,075 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 23,035 1-person, 5,293 2-persons, 841 3-persons, 306 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

29,116 married couples with children.
10,962 single-parent households (2,782 men, 8,180 women).

92.3% of residents of Jackson County speak English at home.
5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,071,164,000 ($5550 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $42,170,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $552,070,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $189,713,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,298,000
Federal grants: $194,555,000
Federal procurement contracts: $41,474,000 ($5,218,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $92,054,000 ($4,023,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $55,789,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $80,738,000
Federal Government insurance: $280,394,000

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

Births: 10,978
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 10,178
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,498
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12,098
Here:

+62 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 39.17 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,897
  • 2000 to 2004: 17,587
  • 1990 to 1999: 18,271
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,633
  • 1970 to 1979: 16,737
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,524
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,036
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,141
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,312
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 194
  • 2 rooms: 811
  • 3 rooms: 1,964
  • 4 rooms: 5,956
  • 5 rooms: 11,445
  • 6 rooms: 12,510
  • 7 rooms: 7,929
  • 8 rooms: 3,932
  • 9+ rooms: 2,833
  • 1 room: 1,212
  • 2 rooms: 2,825
  • 3 rooms: 3,839
  • 4 rooms: 7,190
  • 5 rooms: 4,668
  • 6 rooms: 2,699
  • 7 rooms: 983
  • 8 rooms: 293
  • 9+ rooms: 249
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 362
  • 1 bedroom: 2,218
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,092
  • 3 bedrooms: 26,353
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,645
  • 5+ bedrooms: 904
  • no bedroom: 1,539
  • 1 bedroom: 5,925
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,176
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,365
  • 4 bedrooms: 842
  • 5+ bedrooms: 111
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,277
  • 1 vehicle: 12,192
  • 2 vehicles: 20,866
  • 3 vehicles: 9,154
  • 4 vehicles: 2,657
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,428
  • no vehicle: 3,019
  • 1 vehicle: 10,967
  • 2 vehicles: 7,433
  • 3 vehicles: 1,914
  • 4 vehicles: 387
  • 5+ vehicles: 238

47% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Oregon.

Jackson County:

47.0%
State average:

48.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $148,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Utility gas (39.7%)
  • Wood (10.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Electricity (63.5%)
  • Utility gas (27.8%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,813
Here:

8.9%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 897
Here:

8.8%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 587
Here:

7.1%
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)

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,025,000
    Air Transportation: $5,616,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,350,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $38,625,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,896,000
    Police Protection: $16,951,000
    Regular Highways: $10,008,000
    Libraries: $8,058,000
    Air Transportation: $4,225,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,204,000
    General - Other: $3,962,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,768,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,723,000
    Financial Administration: $3,671,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,231,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,616,000
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $1,023,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,385,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,355,000
    General - Other: $161,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $750,000
    Corrections - Other: $661,000
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000
    Police Protection: $234,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,127,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $15,752,000
    Air Transportation: $6,261,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,055,000
    Regular Highways: $1,936,000
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $1,539,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,202,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,440,000
    Air Transportation: $2,479,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,812,000
    Education: $1,355,000
    Natural Resources: $484,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $765,000
    Highways: $640,000
    Health and Hospitals: $434,000
    General Local Government Support: $315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,517,000
    Sale of Property: $2,126,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,382,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,066,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $683,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $30,284,000
    All Other: $14,684,000
    Highways: $14,370,000
    General Local Government Support: $112,000
    Housing and Community Development: $103,000
    Education: $53,000
  • Tax - Property: $37,142,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $542,000
    Other License: $504,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,625,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,576,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,730,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $15,760,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,868,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,129,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 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 ORIGINATED942$182,531871$194,2374,138$209,051150$124,75314$2,011,500513$186,230255$149,957
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED67$169,11995$195,589448$219,65816$59,8131$236,00047$189,51141$106,659
APPLICATIONS DENIED164$178,098216$184,6991,715$226,740112$106,1793$1,651,667194$188,536158$122,753
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN127$176,378120$207,917855$221,74435$92,7713$335,000100$197,55057$168,368
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$192,38535$172,229241$213,24926$86,1540$030$177,83326$128,115
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 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 ORIGINATED78$222,32140$260,5751$327,0001$284,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$246,25031$244,67710$243,7001$284,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$234,88916$263,1883$294,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$266,6002$190,0001$280,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$156,2505$305,6000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Jackson County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,14475.8 years
William1,12375.6 years
Robert1,01073.0 years
James84873.1 years
Mary80880.6 years
Charles67575.4 years
George61976.5 years
Dorothy51379.3 years
Helen45382.3 years
Richard43070.4 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith56677.5 years
Johnson39577.3 years
Miller25377.2 years
Brown24377.3 years
Jones23775.5 years
Davis22974.9 years
Williams21976.2 years
Wilson21876.6 years
Anderson19978.6 years
Clark16677.4 years
Businesses in Jackson County, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Lowe's1
AT&T9Macy's1
Ace Hardware5Marriott4
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Albertsons4Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1Mazda1
Applebee's1McDonald's6
Arby's1Motel 62
Ashley Furniture1Motherhood Maternity2
BMW1New Balance7
Barnes & Noble1Nike20
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western3Olive Garden1
Blockbuster5Outback1
Budget Car Rental2Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King5Pac Sun1
Carl\s Jr.3Panda Express1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza2
Chevrolet2Payless3
Chico's1Penske1
Circle K10PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut3
ColorTyme1Quality1
Comfort Inn2Quiznos4
Costco1RadioShack4
Curves2Ramada1
Dairy Queen5Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Red Robin1
Deb1Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1Rodeway Inn1
Eddie Bauer1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Safeway3
FedEx24Sears2
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford2Sprint Nextel2
GNC3Staples1
GameStop2Starbucks10
Gap1Subaru1
Goodwill5Subway15
Gymboree1Super 82
H&R Block6T-Mobile7
Hilton2T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn4Taco Bell6
Home Depot1Target1
HomeTown Buffet1Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us2
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jack In The Box3U-Haul14
Jones New York6U.S. Cellular8
Journeys1UPS29
Justice1Vans4
KFC4Verizon Wireless2
Kincaid4Victoria's Secret1
Knights Inn1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Vons3
Kroger5Walgreens2
La Quinta2Walmart3
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's5
Lane Furniture3Wet Seal1
Little Caesars Pizza3YMCA2

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