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Oregon




Multnomah County, Oregon

   People QuickFactsMultnomah CountyOregon
Population, 2005 estimate 672,9063,641,056
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 1.9%6.4%
Population, 2000 660,4863,421,399
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.7%6.2%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 22.6%23.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 10.7%12.9%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.3%50.3%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)83.5%90.8%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)5.8%1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%1.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)6.1%3.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.4%0.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 3.2%2.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)9.6%9.9%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 74.9%81.6%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 44.9%46.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 12.7%8.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 16.6%12.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 85.6%85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 30.7%25.1%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 114,674593,301
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 23.822.2
 
Housing units, 2005 303,0861,558,421
Homeownership rate, 2000 56.9%64.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 34.8%23.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $157,900$152,100
 
Households, 2000 272,0981,333,723
Persons per household, 2000 2.372.51
Median household income, 2003 $41,708$42,593
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,606$20,940
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 12.9%12.0%
   Business QuickFactsMultnomah CountyOregon
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 23,551105,4491
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 377,6791,355,5421
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -6.7%0.0%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 49,566236,812
 
Total number of firms, 2002 63,758299,505
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.2%0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8%1.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.5%3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.9%2.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 33.1%29.5%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 7,695,38545,864,552
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 24,753,89256,855,958
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 8,061,82037,896,022
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,942$10,756
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,538,5805,527,223
Building permits, 2005 4,57331,0241
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 4,984,95821,870,8961
   Geography QuickFactsMultnomah CountyOregon
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 43595,996
Persons per square mile, 2000 1,518.435.6
FIPS Code 05141
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:02 EST

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