Key Contact for Oregon
Oregon Nonmetro Population
Oregon Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Oregon
6.1% of Oregonians lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Oregonians in 2020 was $56,312, with the rural per capita income at $47,152. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Oregon is 13.7%, compared with 10.5% in urban areas of the state. 11.1% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 8.0% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Oregon is 5.8%, while in urban Oregon it is 5.1% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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Last Reviewed: 5/7/2021