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State Office of Rural Health
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Works to improve the quality, availability, and
accessibility of healthcare for rural Oregon residents.
Offers assistance to hospitals, clinics, and communities to
strengthen the rural healthcare delivery system. Provides
technical assistance to rural communities, recruits
healthcare providers, and serves as a clearinghouse for
information and data on rural health issues.
Oregon Nonmetro Population
People living in nonmetro areas
Oregon Rural Healthcare Facilities
Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
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%
Foundation State Health Facts;
USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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