According to the most recent Linn County Oregon demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Linn County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 127,200 which is in the mid point range of other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest population in the area is Clackamas County which shows a population of 418,577 (approximately 3.3 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Linn County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Linn County Oregon shows an increase of 10,528 (9%).
The total Linn County Oregon greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Linn County shows it has a Population Change of 9.0% which is less than most other counties in the greater region.
Looking at the Linn County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Linn County Oregon shows it has 56 people per square mile which is the smallest in order of population density of all the other counties in the greater region. The next higher in terms of population density is Lane County 50.5% larger with population density of 84. The county with the highest population density in the area is Marion County which depicts a people per square mile of 291 ( substantially bigger). Figure 6 provides Linn County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Linn County shows it has a Median Age of 39.9 which is the second most median age of all the counties in the greater Linn County region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Clackamas County which depicts an age of 41.6 (only about 4.3% larger).
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Linn County population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Linn County Oregon has the smallest proportion of White population at 0.4% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of Black population at 1.0% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Linn County Oregon Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Linn County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 9.7% which is in the center range of other counties in the metro area.
Linn 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. Linn County has the smallest proportion of total percent married at 27% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of never married percent at 14% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 6% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Linn County households. Linn County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is less than most other counties in the local area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Marion County which shows an average family size of 3.4 (9.2% larger).
Looking at Linn County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Linn County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 77% which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Clackamas County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 81% (only about 5.5% 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. Linn County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 5.6% which is the third most percent of women who have given birth of all other counties in the greater Linn County region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Yamhill County which depicts a birth rate of 6.2% (10.9% larger).
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Linn County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Linn County shows it has a Total Single People of 46% which is the second smallest in order of percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Benton County which depicts a percent single of 56% (20.0% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Linn County is about 8.3% smaller. Also, in comparison with the state of Oregon, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Linn County is about 6.7% smaller.
Linn County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Linn County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Linn County Oregon has the smallest proportion of citizens born In US at 1% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 2% 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 after 2010 the second smallest in terms of percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other counties in the metropolitan area at 23% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 43% of the total and is ranked #1.
Linn 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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