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Oregon County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 10,703 (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: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.8%), Manufacturing (13.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Oregon County, MO (2019)
    • 10,02193.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2132.0%Two or more races
    • 2021.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1551.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 530.5%Asian alone
    • 160.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 130.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 5,289  (49.4%)
Females: 5,414  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Oregon County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,781 ($22,359 in 1999)
This county:

$34,781
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $380 (lower quartile is $291, upper quartile is $485)
This county:

$380
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,031 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Oregon:

$100,031
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,252 - $166,948
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $876
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $281

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
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $12,000
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 2019: $520 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $398 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Oregon, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oregon, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Oregon, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.5%
Oregon County:

22.5%
Missouri:

12.9%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 122.9% for American Indian residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.8 years old
(Males: 44.9 years old, Females: 47.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.1 years old, Black residents: 34.0 years old, American Indian residents: 26.8 years old, Asian residents: 75.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.9 years old, Other race residents: 22.1 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
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: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 94 (76.8% naturalized citizens)

Oregon County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 112010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 161990 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: 4,429
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 118
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 20 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 857

Housing units in Oregon County with a mortgage: 1,486 (10 second mortgage, 47 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,749

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% 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 significantly above Missouri state average. It is 475% greater 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 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 306.1 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) earthquake occurred 231.2 miles away from Oregon 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 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: May 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4552-MO: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4552, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 11, 2017, FEMA Id: 4317, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Oregon County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 11, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Oregon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,622 (78.0%)
  • Carpooled: 297 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 35 (1.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 71 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 51 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 281 (8.4%)
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%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (41%)
  • Philippines (20%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Micronesia (9%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Romania (5%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Oregon County


  • American (22%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

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 2019: 13.1

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 2018: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
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 - 2019:

  • Congestive heart failure (614)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (105)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (59)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (37)
  • Unspecified dementia (22)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (21)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

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: 10,703
  • Male householders: 2,311 (514 living alone), Female householders: 2,014 (720 living alone)
  • 2,278 spouses (2,278 opposite-sex spouses), 167 unmarried partners, (165 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,817 children (2,545 natural, 75 adopted, 196 stepchildren), 394 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 87 parents, 0 foster children, 134 other relatives, 322 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 132

Size of family households: 1,655 2-persons, 403 3-persons, 450 4-persons, 162 5-persons, 66 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,222 1-person, 220 2-persons, 45 3-persons.

1,317 married couples with children.
666 single-parent households (248 men, 418 women).

98.1% of residents of Oregon speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.3

Year house built in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 1262014 or later
  • 392010 to 2013
  • 7522000 to 2009
  • 8971990 to 1999
  • 6661980 to 1989
  • 8121970 to 1979
  • 4681960 to 1969
  • 4871950 to 1959
  • 3721940 to 1949
  • 8861939 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
  • 411 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 2464 rooms
  • 5525 rooms
  • 8636 rooms
  • 6127 rooms
  • 4388 rooms
  • 3589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 391 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 753 rooms
  • 2034 rooms
  • 2465 rooms
  • 2516 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 869+ 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
  • 61no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 7042 bedrooms
  • 1,8233 bedrooms
  • 4024 bedrooms
  • 1715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oregon County, Missouri
  • 43no bedroom
  • 1991 bedroom
  • 4582 bedrooms
  • 2953 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 125+ 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
  • 61no vehicle
  • 8131 vehicle
  • 1,3122 vehicles
  • 6083 vehicles
  • 2974 vehicles
  • 1215+ 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
  • 113no vehicle
  • 5311 vehicle
  • 3982 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

87.7% of Oregon 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, 50% lived in Missouri.

Oregon County:

87.7%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 5,465
  • Other state: 5,128
  • Northeast: 246
  • Midwest: 1,327
  • South: 2,665
  • West: 892
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
  • 40.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.4%Electricity
  • 27.9%Wood
  • 1.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 31.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Wood
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 88
Here:

8.0%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

0.8%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

16.1%
Missouri:

26.0%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $161,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $680,000
    General - Other: $550,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Financial Administration: $271,000
    Central Staff Services: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $231,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
  • 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: $620,000
    General Local Government Support: $224,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,029,000
    Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Oregon County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $161,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $680,000
    General - Other: $550,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Financial Administration: $271,000
    Central Staff Services: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $231,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
  • 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: $620,000
    General Local Government Support: $224,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,029,000
    Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Oregon County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $161,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $680,000
    General - Other: $550,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Financial Administration: $271,000
    Central Staff Services: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $231,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
  • 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: $620,000
    General Local Government Support: $224,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,029,000
    Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $419,000

Oregon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $161,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $680,000
    General - Other: $550,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Financial Administration: $271,000
    Central Staff Services: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $231,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
  • 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: $620,000
    General Local Government Support: $224,000
    Other: $199,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,029,000
    Property: $448,000
  • 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