According to the most recent Grant County Oregon demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Grant County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 7,225 which is the second smallest in order of population of all the other counties in the area. The county with the highest population in the area is Umatilla County which depicts a population of 79,509 ( markedly bigger). Figure 3 uses the Grant County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Grant County Oregon indicates a decline of 220 (3%).
The total Grant County Oregon greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Grant County shows it has a Population Change of -3.0% which is the smallest when sorted by population percent change of all the other counties in the greater region.
Looking at the Grant County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Grant County Oregon depicts it has 2 people per square mile which is the second smallest when sorted by population density of all the other counties in the metro area. The next higher when sorted by population density is Baker County approximately 3.4 times bigger with population density of 5. The county with the highest population density in the area is Umatilla County which depicts a people per square mile of 25 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides Grant County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Grant County depicts it has a Median Age of 51.5 which is the second most median age of all the counties in the greater Grant County region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Wheeler County which shows an age of 51.9 ( about the same size).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Grant County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Grant County Oregon has the smallest proportion of people less than 20 years of age at 8.6% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of people between 60 and 69 years old at 22.4% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Wheeler County with 24.2%. Figure 9 shows the Grant County Oregon Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Grant County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 4.3% which is the smallest when ranked by people who are Hispanic or Latino of all the other counties in the metro area.
Grant County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Grant County has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 9% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Grant County households. Grant County depicts it has a Family Size of 2.8 which is the smallest in terms of average family size of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Morrow County which shows an average family size of 3.5 (23.9% larger).
Looking at Grant County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Grant County shows it has a Married-couple family of 86% which is the second most husband and wife family percent of all the counties in the greater Grant County region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Wheeler County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 87% ( only slightly larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Grant County shows it has a Birth Rate of 4.1% which is the smallest when ranked by percent of women who gave birth of all the other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Wheeler County which depicts a birth rate of 6.1% (49.0% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 62% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Wheeler County with 73%. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 8% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 16% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Grant County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Grant County depicts it has a Total Single People of 45% which is the third most of all other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Umatilla County which depicts a percent single of 50% (11.9% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Grant County is about 11.6% smaller. Also, in contrast to the state of Oregon, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Grant County is about 10.0% smaller.
Grant County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Grant County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Grant County Oregon has the smallest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 1% of the total. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 the second smallest in order of percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other counties in the metro area at 16% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 36% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Crook County (36%), and #1 Wheeler County (53%) are larger. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 28% of the total and is ranked #1.
Grant County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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