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Jefferson County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2019: 24,109 (37% urban, 63% rural); it was 19,009 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,544
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,795
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,795
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,451 (it was 1,932 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

38%

Land area: 1781 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.5%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jefferson County, OR (2019)
    • 14,41175.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,97426.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,99421.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 6003.2%Two or more races
    • 1790.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1560.8%Asian alone
    • 180.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years
Males: 12,474  (51.7%)
Females: 11,635  (48.3%)
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Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,873 ($35,853 in 1999)
This county:

$56,873
Oregon:

$67,058

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $776 (lower quartile is $469, upper quartile is $969)
This county:

$776
State:

$1063


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $255,103 (it was $100,700 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$255,103
Oregon:

$354,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $158,855 - $352,503

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $307,034
Here:

$307,034
State:

$422,890

Townhouses or other attached units: $314,467
Here:

$314,467
State:

$360,411

Mobile homes: $205,641
Here:

$205,641
State:

$144,252

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,672
Here:

$23,672
State:

$59,096

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,230
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 804

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 64
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 133
  • Auto thefts: 40

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 159
  • Auto thefts: 41
Jefferson County, OR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1998: 232 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 1999: 269 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 2000: 205 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2001: 176 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2003: 111 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2004: 122 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2005: 235 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2006: 117 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $281,900
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2016: 56 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2017: 112 buildings, average cost: $256,300
  • 2018: 110 buildings, average cost: $284,000
  • 2019: 109 buildings, average cost: $258,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Jefferson, OR residents
Average permit cost in Jefferson, OR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,073 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,257 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jefferson, OR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jefferson, OR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
Jefferson County:

15.5%
Oregon:

11.4%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.2 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 42.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.6 years old, Black residents: 47.2 years old, American Indian residents: 27.3 years old, Asian residents: 43.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 30.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $490 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $555 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $807 a month.

Cities in this county include: Madras, Warm Springs, Culver, Metolius, Grandview, Ashwood, Camp Sherman.

Jefferson 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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Neighboring counties: Kennebec County, Maine , Brookings County, South Dakota , Kingsbury County, South Dakota , McLeod County, Minnesota , Potter County, South Dakota , Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Oregon:

5.5%

Unemployment by year in Jefferson, OR
County total employment by year in Jefferson, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Jefferson, OR

Current college students: 388
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,466 (49.6% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

6.1%
Whole state:

9.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 1492000 to 2009
  • 5291990 to 1999
  • 7101980 to 1989
  • 2901970 to 1979
  • 111Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.6%

Jefferson County marital status for males Jefferson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,040
  • One, attached: 183
  • Two: 235
  • 3 or 4: 296
  • 5 to 9: 162
  • 10 to 19: 165
  • 20 to 49: 78
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 1,961
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 3,640 (33 second mortgage, 207 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,041

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

66.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,29420
Catholic1,1562
Other6493
Mainline Protestant4774
Black Protestant1871
None15,957-
Jefferson 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: 7
Jefferson County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Jefferson County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

7.7%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.4%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 1639 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $95,292
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $643.52
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $88,979
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 95.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,348
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.07%
All wheat for grain: 8277 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 2333% 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 194.5 miles away from Jefferson County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 346.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from Jefferson 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 285.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Wildfires And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: September 7, 2020 - November 3, 2020, FEMA Id: 4562, Natural disaster type: Fire, Wind
  • Oregon Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4499-OR: March 28, 2020, FEMA Id: 4499, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 23, 2019 - February 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4432, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 Booth Fire, Incident Period: August 20, 2003 to October 22, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 2493, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oregon Cache Mountain Fire, Incident Period: July 28, 2002 to August 01, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 29, 2002, FEMA Id: 2455, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oregon Eyerly Fire, Incident Period: July 13, 2002 to July 18, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 16, 2002, FEMA Id: 2443, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jefferson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,815 (74.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,131 (14.4%)
  • Bus: 17 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 64 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 237 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 549 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (73%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • France (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County


  • American (9%)
  • European (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 642 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,396.

9.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.48% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($29,379 average AGI)
2.80% relocated from other states ($12,944 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

2.80%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Deschutes County, OR  3.08% ($38,806 average AGI)
from Crook County, OR  0.50% ($33,316)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.50% ($37,895)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.41% ($53,000)
from Washington County, OR  0.28% ($52,381)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.68% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($33,073 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($10,981 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.44%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Deschutes County, OR  2.65% ($43,072 average AGI)
to Crook County, OR  0.49% ($39,417)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.33% ($26,333)
to Marion County, OR  0.27% ($48,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.2

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,457 (3,033 aged, 424 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,069 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jefferson County, Oregon in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (233)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (201)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (78)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (71)
  • Unspecified dementia (58)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (24)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.03
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,859
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 393
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,244

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,493
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 791
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 160.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,109
  • Male householders: 3,972 (969 living alone), Female householders: 4,306 (965 living alone)
  • 3,915 spouses (3,861 opposite-sex spouses), 918 unmarried partners, (853 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,434 children (6,129 natural, 92 adopted, 197 stepchildren), 1,125 grandchildren, 279 brothers or sisters, 411 parents, 48 foster children, 717 other relatives, 933 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,125

Size of family households: 2,827 2-persons, 1,115 3-persons, 942 4-persons, 408 5-persons, 169 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,932 1-person, 578 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

2,440 married couples with children.
1,740 single-parent households (540 men, 1,200 women).

83.7% of residents of Jefferson speak English at home.
14.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $100,620,000 ($5,064 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $989,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $48,057,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,157,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,496,000
Federal grants: $25,190,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,027,000 ($-20,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,693,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $526,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,932,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,406,000

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

Births: 1,656
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 948
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +217
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +199
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.09 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • 2412014 or later
  • 2442010 to 2013
  • 1,6922000 to 2009
  • 2,4741990 to 1999
  • 1,2751980 to 1989
  • 1,8681970 to 1979
  • 1,0291960 to 1969
  • 7671950 to 1959
  • 3211940 to 1949
  • 3211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • 441 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 2523 rooms
  • 1,0794 rooms
  • 1,4455 rooms
  • 1,0936 rooms
  • 8357 rooms
  • 4218 rooms
  • 5619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • 1581 room
  • 982 rooms
  • 4773 rooms
  • 7124 rooms
  • 4365 rooms
  • 4286 rooms
  • 2257 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • 44no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 1,1192 bedrooms
  • 3,5833 bedrooms
  • 6944 bedrooms
  • 1655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oregon
  • 153no bedroom
  • 3531 bedroom
  • 1,0152 bedrooms
  • 7613 bedrooms
  • 2854 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 83no vehicle
  • 1,1481 vehicle
  • 1,9112 vehicles
  • 1,6243 vehicles
  • 5074 vehicles
  • 4725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 246no vehicle
  • 8711 vehicle
  • 1,1242 vehicles
  • 2303 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 625+ vehicles

80.5% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Oregon.

Jefferson County:

80.5%
State average:

82.9%

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

  • This state: 14,571
  • Other state: 7,821
  • Northeast: 312
  • Midwest: 1,231
  • South: 1,075
  • West: 5,219
Year householders moved into unit in Jefferson County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.7%Electricity
  • 21.3%Wood
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 19.6%Wood
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 96
Here:

3.8%
Oregon:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

1.3%
Oregon:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

8.5%
Oregon:

17.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $197,000
    Other: $177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,991,000
    Health - Other: $5,551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,102,000
    Police Protection: $2,334,000
    Regular Highways: $1,958,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,294,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    Central Staff Services: $889,000
    General Public Buildings: $616,000
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,569,000
    Public Welfare: $604,000
    Highways: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $330,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $656,000
    Other: $131,000
    Highways: $71,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,558,000
    Interest Earnings: $181,000
    Rents: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,534,000
    Other: $1,362,000
    Health and Hospitals: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $144,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,742,000
    Other License: $1,321,000
    Other Selective Sales: $331,000
    Amusements Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,894,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $197,000
    Other: $177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,991,000
    Health - Other: $5,551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,102,000
    Police Protection: $2,334,000
    Regular Highways: $1,958,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,294,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    Central Staff Services: $889,000
    General Public Buildings: $616,000
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,569,000
    Public Welfare: $604,000
    Highways: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $330,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $656,000
    Other: $131,000
    Highways: $71,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,558,000
    Interest Earnings: $181,000
    Rents: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,534,000
    Other: $1,362,000
    Health and Hospitals: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $144,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,742,000
    Other License: $1,321,000
    Other Selective Sales: $331,000
    Amusements Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,894,000

Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $197,000
    Other: $177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,991,000
    Health - Other: $5,551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,102,000
    Police Protection: $2,334,000
    Regular Highways: $1,958,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,294,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    Central Staff Services: $889,000
    General Public Buildings: $616,000
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,569,000
    Public Welfare: $604,000
    Highways: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $330,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $656,000
    Other: $131,000
    Highways: $71,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,558,000
    Interest Earnings: $181,000
    Rents: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,534,000
    Other: $1,362,000
    Health and Hospitals: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $144,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,742,000
    Other License: $1,321,000
    Other Selective Sales: $331,000
    Amusements Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,894,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $197,000
    Other: $177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,991,000
    Health - Other: $5,551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,102,000
    Police Protection: $2,334,000
    Regular Highways: $1,958,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,294,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $992,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    Central Staff Services: $889,000
    General Public Buildings: $616,000
    Parks and Recreation: $566,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,569,000
    Public Welfare: $604,000
    Highways: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $330,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $656,000
    Other: $131,000
    Highways: $71,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,640,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,558,000
    Interest Earnings: $181,000
    Rents: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,534,000
    Other: $1,362,000
    Health and Hospitals: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $144,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,742,000
    Other License: $1,321,000
    Other Selective Sales: $331,000
    Amusements Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,894,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 386
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 348
  • Number of recipients under 18: 67
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 247
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 72
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 126
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 172
Most common first names in Jefferson County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6668.9 years
William6573.0 years
John5475.6 years
James4671.7 years
Mary4379.4 years
Charles4273.8 years
George3675.4 years
Donald2974.5 years
Dorothy2677.4 years
Arthur2679.4 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5074.3 years
Miller2870.8 years
Williams2669.8 years
Johnson2370.5 years
Brown1679.3 years
Davis1571.8 years
Mitchell1472.6 years
Thomas1481.2 years
Jackson1372.2 years
Lewis1375.6 years
Businesses in Jefferson County, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Blockbuster1Sears1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Circle K1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS3
KFC1Vons1