Altamont, OR

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2020 Population
18,982
1.86% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.2
2.97% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
21.6%
1.43% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,285
2.89% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$162,700
3.3% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
7,178
0.375% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Altamont, OR had a population of 19k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $48,285. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Altamont, OR declined from 19,341 to 18,982, a −1.86% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,930 to $48,285, a 2.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Altamont, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.2%), White (Hispanic) (9.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.26%), Other (Hispanic) (5.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.19%).

None of the households in Altamont, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.2% of the residents in Altamont, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Altamont, OR are Klamath Community College (309 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Altamont, OR was $162,700, and the homeownership rate was 62.3%.

Most people in Altamont, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Altamont, OR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Altamont, OR is home to a population of 19k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.22% of Altamont, OR residents were born outside of the country (1.37k people).

In 2020, there were 7.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.3k people) in Altamont, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k White (Hispanic) and 1.19k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2020 Citizenship
96.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.2% of Altamont, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Altamont, OR was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Altamont, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.3k ± 841
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.88k ± 503
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 355
18.7%
Hispanic Population
3.55k people

In 2020, there were 7.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.3k people) in Altamont, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.88k White (Hispanic) and 1.19k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Altamont, OR are hispanic (3.55k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    141,609 ± 9,081 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,538 ± 3,676 people
  3. China
    22,455 ± 3,669 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 141,609 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,538 and China with 22,455.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.22%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.37k people
6.35%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.23k people

As of 2020, 7.22% of Altamont, OR residents (1.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Altamont, OR was 6.35%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    414 ± 152
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    296 ± 135
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    171 ± 96

Altamont, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Altamont, OR employs 7.18k people. The largest industries in Altamont, OR are Retail Trade (1,131 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,096 people), and Manufacturing (900 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($76,058), Public Administration ($59,800), and Finance & Insurance ($55,427).

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,561. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.18k
2020 Value
± 672
−0.375%
1 Year decline
± 13.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Altamont, OR declined at a rate of −0.375%, from 7.21k employees to 7.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Altamont, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (881 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (598 people), and Management Occupations (591 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Altamont, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.18k
2020 Value
± 672
−0.375%
1 Year decline
± 13.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Altamont, OR declined at a rate of −0.375%, from 7.21k employees to 7.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Altamont, OR, are Retail Trade (1,131 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,096 people), and Manufacturing (900 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Altamont, OR, though some of these residents may live in Altamont, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,354
Median earning men ± $3,437
$23,766
Median earning women ± $4,406

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($76,058), Public Administration ($73,611), and Construction ($60,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($36,786), Other Services Except Public Administration ($32,588), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($32,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oregon.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $14.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon product (by dollars) was Electronics with $19B, followed by Mixed freight ($18.8B) and Wood prods. ($14.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oregon products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$185B
2020 Value in Oregon
$358B
Projected 2050 Value in Oregon
93.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oregon trade was $185B. This is expected to increase 93.6% to $358B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oregon trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oregon to other states, or from other states to Oregon.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.1B
  2. $24.7B
  3. $3.73B

In 2020, the top outbound Oregon domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $36.1B, followed by California with $24.7B and Idaho and $3.73B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oregon shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oregon over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Altamont, OR awarded 309 degrees. The student population of Altamont, OR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 614 male students and 878 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Altamont, OR are White (204 and 66%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (55 and 17.8%), Unknown (17 and 5.5%), and Two or More Races (14 and 4.53%).

The largest universities in Altamont, OR by number of degrees awarded are Klamath Community College (309 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Altamont, OR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (48 and 15.5%), Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (30 and 9.71%), and General Education (26 and 8.41%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,492 students enrolled in Altamont, OR, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 992 records, of which 59.2% were women and 40.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 48 degree-majors awarded
  2. 26 degree-majors awarded
  3. 17 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Altamont, OR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 48 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Altamont, OR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
309 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Klamath Community College with 309 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 119 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Altamont, OR, which is 0.626 times less than the 190 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 204 degrees mean that there were 3.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 55 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,780) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($717) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.725% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.812% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (878k), High School or Equivalent (788k), and Bachelors Degree (661k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Altamont, OR was $162,700 in 2020, which is 0.708 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $157,500 to $162,700, a 3.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Altamont, OR is 62.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Altamont, OR have an average commute time of 13.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Altamont, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$162,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,794
$4,731
Median Property Taxes
±$463

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Altamont, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Altamont, OR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%
Homeownership
2020
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 62.3% of the housing units in Altamont, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9710
  2. Census Tract 9713

The following map shows all of the places in Altamont, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,285
Median Household Income
± $5,528
7.6k
Number of Households
± 656

In 2020, the median household income of the 7.6k households in Altamont, OR grew to $48,285 from the previous year's value of $46,930.

The following chart displays the households in Altamont, OR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Altamont, OR is from Oregon.
0.464
2020 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2020, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.249% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.38%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.99%)

In 2020, 85.4% of workers in Altamont, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.38%) and those who worked at home (3.99%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

13.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Altamont, OR have a shorter commute time (13.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.145% of the workforce in Altamont, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Altamont, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Altamont, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Altamont, OR (4.04k out of 18.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Altamont, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.3% of the population of Altamont, OR has health coverage, with 28.9% on employee plans, 28.7% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 3.27% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oregon was $8,044 in 2014. This is a 7.73% increase from the previous year ($7,467).

Primary care physicians in Klamath County, OR see 1074 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.68% increase from the previous year (1046 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1137 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 211 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oregon, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,074 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Klamath County, OR

Primary care physicians in Klamath County, OR see an average of 1,074 patients per year. This represents a 2.68% increase from the previous year (1,046 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Klamath County, OR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oregon across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
28.9%
Employer Coverage
28.7%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
3.27%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Altamont, OR grew by 7.99% from 10.8% to 11.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Altamont, OR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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