According to the most recent Morrow County Oregon demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Morrow County shows it has a Population 2021 of 11,964 which is in the mid point range of other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest population in the area is Benton County which depicts a population of 204,551 ( quite a bit bigger). Figure 3 uses the Morrow County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Morrow County Oregon depicts an increase of 791 (7%).
The total Morrow County Oregon greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Morrow County depicts it has a Population Change of 7.1% which is the third most population percent change of all other counties in the greater Morrow County region.
Looking at the Morrow County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Morrow County Oregon depicts it has 6 people per square mile which is in the center range of other counties in the area. The next higher when ranked by population density is Klickitat County about twice as large with population density of 12. The county with the highest population density in the area is Benton County which depicts a people per square mile of 120 ( substantially bigger). Figure 6 provides Morrow County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Morrow County depicts it has a Median Age of 37.8 which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Gilliam County which indicates an age of 53.2 (40.7% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Morrow 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 Morrow County Oregon has the largest proportion of people between 30 and 39 years old at 12.8% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Morrow 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.) Morrow County Oregon has the largest proportion of Native population at 21.7% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Morrow County Oregon Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Morrow County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 37.8% which is ranked #1 of all counties in the greater Morrow County region.
Morrow 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. Morrow County has the smallest proportion of never married percent at 8% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Morrow County households. Morrow County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.5 which is more than all other counties in the greater Morrow County region.
Looking at Morrow County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Morrow County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 77% which is in the mid range of other counties in the local area. 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% (12.3% 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. Morrow County shows it has a Birth Rate of 5.8% which is the second most percent of women who have given birth of all the counties in the greater Morrow County 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% (only about 4.6% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 the second smallest when ranked by percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 of all the other counties in the local area at 10% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 6% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Morrow County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Morrow County shows it has a Total Single People of 43% which is the second smallest as measured by percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Gilliam County which depicts a percent single of 54% (24.6% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Morrow County is about 16.1% smaller. Also, in contrast to the state of Oregon, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Morrow County is about 14.4% smaller.
Morrow County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Morrow County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Morrow County Oregon has the largest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 14% of the total and is ranked #1. 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. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 45% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Sherman County with 57%. Second, it has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 15% of the total.
Morrow 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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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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