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Oregon County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 11,019 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 10,344 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,715
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,733
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,336
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,079 (it was 927 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 791 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Oregon County: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.3%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%), Manufacturing (12.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.6%), Information (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Oregon County, MO (2017)
    • 10,32499.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2382.3%Two or more races
    • 1861.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1311.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 570.6%Asian alone
    • 180.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 100.10%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

46.7 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 5,437  (49.3%)
Females: 5,582  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Oregon County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,888 ($22,359 in 1999)
This county:

$32,888
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $364 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $428)
This county:

$364
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,653 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Oregon:

$96,653
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,978 - $124,144
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $804
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

Institutionalized population: 118

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 2
Oregon County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $331,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Oregon, MO residents
Average permit cost in Oregon, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $546 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $378 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Oregon, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oregon, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Oregon, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.1%
Oregon County:

23.1%
Missouri:

13.4%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.8% for American Indian residents, 35.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.7 years old
(Males: 46.4 years old, Females: 47.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.5 years old, Black residents: 34.1 years old, American Indian residents: 68.8 years old, Asian residents: 17.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.9 years old, Other race residents: 54.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oregon County is $384 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.

Cities in this county include: Thayer, Alton, Koshkonong, Thomasville.

Oregon 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: Clay County, Tennessee , Dunklin County , Graves County, Kentucky , Texas County, Oklahoma , Warren County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Oregon, MO
County total employment by year in Oregon, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Oregon, MO

Current college students: 240
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 168 (86.9% naturalized citizens)

Oregon County:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.9%

Oregon County marital status for males Oregon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,247
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 144
  • 3 or 4: 69
  • 5 to 9: 44
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 977

Housing units in Oregon County with a mortgage: 1,652 (14 second mortgage, 108 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,720

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oregon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,53746
Mainline Protestant3504
Catholic1361
Other-1
None5,858-
Oregon 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: 4
Oregon County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Oregon County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oregon County:

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Oregon County:

30.7%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Oregon County:

Average size of farms: 316 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,857
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.26
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,677
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,030
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.10
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.65%
All wheat for grain: 60 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 33 acres

Earthquake activity:

Oregon County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Oregon County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 231.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from Oregon County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Oregon County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oregon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,352 (78.0%)
  • Carpooled: 256 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 59 (2.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 101 (3.3%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 52 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 187 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (42%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (27%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Australia (7%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Oregon County


  • American (27%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,930.

7.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.69% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($15,358 average AGI)
3.88% relocated from other states ($17,919 average AGI)
Oregon County:

3.88%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Howell County, MO  1.97% ($29,313 average AGI)


7.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.38% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($17,395 average AGI)
2.96% relocated to other states ($11,315 average AGI)
Oregon County:

2.96%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Howell County, MO  1.97% ($29,031 average AGI)
to Greene County, MO  0.62% ($26,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Oregon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Oregon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Oregon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oregon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Oregon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oregon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oregon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oregon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Oregon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,444 (1,835 aged, 609 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 149 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Congestive heart failure (483)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (136)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (119)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (105)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (78)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (76)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (58)
  • Unspecified dementia (55)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (53)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (50)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,115
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,480
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 38

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,019
  • In family households: 8,968 (1,438 male householders, 1,336 female householders)
    2,177 spouses, 2,952 children (2,723 natural, 60 adopted, 167 stepchildren), 377 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 131 parents, 227 other relatives, 326 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,910 (817 male householders (690 living alone)), 771 female householders (668 living alone)), 317 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 140

Size of family households: 1,649 2-persons, 384 3-persons, 388 4-persons, 222 5-persons, 100 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,357 1-person, 180 2-persons, 46 3-persons.

1,162 married couples with children.
725 single-parent households (216 men, 509 women).

99.4% of residents of Oregon speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $78,833,000 ($7,550 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,446,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,416,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,656,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $294,000
Federal grants: $26,532,000
Federal procurement contracts: $906,000 ($392,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,030,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $55,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,072,000
Federal Government insurance: $300,000

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

Births: 587
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 678
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +166
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Oregon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.55 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 842014 or later
  • 732010 to 2013
  • 6402000 to 2009
  • 7491990 to 1999
  • 7561980 to 1989
  • 8891970 to 1979
  • 5061960 to 1969
  • 6021950 to 1959
  • 3621940 to 1949
  • 8281939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 171 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 1283 rooms
  • 4784 rooms
  • 7665 rooms
  • 7366 rooms
  • 4777 rooms
  • 3408 rooms
  • 3689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 611 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 1243 rooms
  • 2494 rooms
  • 1885 rooms
  • 2836 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 29no bedroom
  • 1911 bedroom
  • 6882 bedrooms
  • 1,7533 bedrooms
  • 4694 bedrooms
  • 2245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 59no bedroom
  • 1681 bedroom
  • 4082 bedrooms
  • 3163 bedrooms
  • 464 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Oregon County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Oregon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Oregon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 111no vehicle
  • 7971 vehicle
  • 1,3322 vehicles
  • 6413 vehicles
  • 3194 vehicles
  • 1705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Oregon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Oregon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 139no vehicle
  • 5671 vehicle
  • 2342 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.2% of Oregon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Missouri.

Oregon County:

87.2%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 5,696
  • Other state: 5,082
  • Northeast: 231
  • Midwest: 1,472
  • South: 2,298
  • West: 1,103
Year householders moved into unit in Oregon County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oregon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
  • 26.9%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 41.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 3.6%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

5.7%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

9.2%
Missouri:

23.4%

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

Oregon County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $142,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $556,000
    General - Other: $450,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $59,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,448,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $217,000
    Other: $193,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $884,000
    Property: $385,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Oregon County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $142,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $556,000
    General - Other: $450,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $59,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,448,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $217,000
    Other: $193,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $884,000
    Property: $385,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Oregon County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $142,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $556,000
    General - Other: $450,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $59,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,448,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $217,000
    Other: $193,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $884,000
    Property: $385,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Oregon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $142,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $556,000
    General - Other: $450,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $59,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,448,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $217,000
    Other: $193,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $884,000
    Property: $385,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 646
  • Number of aged recipients: 66
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 580
  • Number of recipients under 18: 76
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 433
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 137
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 297
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 277
Most common first names in Oregon County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9970.8 years
John8174.5 years
William7577.2 years
Mary6680.3 years
Robert5569.6 years
Charles3771.9 years
George3675.5 years
Dorothy2676.7 years
Helen2476.6 years
Ruby2480.1 years
Most common last names in Oregon County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6176.3 years
Williams4679.7 years
Smith4671.2 years
Barton2774.9 years
Hollis2674.5 years
Jones2573.3 years
Martin2478.5 years
Brewer2272.0 years
Taylor2275.7 years
Sisco2269.6 years
Businesses in Oregon County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular2
McDonald's1Walmart1