Damascus City PUMA, OR

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2020 Population
109,395
0.663% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43
1.15% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
7.76%
6.16% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$81,479
2.22% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$407,300
5.79% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Damascus City PUMA, OR had a population of 109k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $81,479. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Damascus City PUMA, OR grew from 108,674 to 109,395, a 0.663% increase and its median household income grew from $79,710 to $81,479, a 2.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Damascus City PUMA, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (87%), White (Hispanic) (4.21%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.07%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.03%).

8.65% of the households in Damascus City PUMA, 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.

97.4% of the residents in Damascus City PUMA, OR are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Damascus City PUMA, OR was $407,300, and the homeownership rate was 83.9%.

Most people in Damascus City PUMA, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Damascus City PUMA, OR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Damascus City PUMA, OR is home to a population of 109k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.89% of Damascus City PUMA, OR residents were born outside of the country (6.44k people).

In 2020, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.2k people) in Damascus City PUMA, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k White (Hispanic) and 2.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Damascus City PUMA, OR are Spanish (5,573 households), Russian (780 households), and Ukrainian or Other Slavic Languages (598 households).

Citizenship

97.4%
2020 Citizenship
98%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.4% of Damascus City PUMA, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Damascus City PUMA, OR was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Damascus City PUMA, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.2k ± 2.55k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.6k ± 1.05k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.81k ± 475
7.46%
Hispanic Population
8.16k people

In 2020, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.2k people) in Damascus City PUMA, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k White (Hispanic) and 2.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.46% of the people in Damascus City PUMA, OR are hispanic (8.16k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.89%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.44k people
5.34%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.81k people

As of 2020, 5.89% of Damascus City PUMA, OR residents (6.44k 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 Damascus City PUMA, OR was 5.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,573 households (5.37%)
  2. Russian
    780 households (0.751%)
  3. Ukrainian or Other Slavic Languages
    598 households (0.576%)

8.65% of the households in Damascus City PUMA, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Damascus City PUMA, OR was Spanish. 5.37% of the households in Damascus City PUMA, OR reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,876 ± 325
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,308 ± 314
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,257 ± 373

Damascus City PUMA, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Damascus City PUMA, OR employs 48.1k people. The largest industries in Damascus City PUMA, OR are Construction (5,421 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,439 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,291 people), and the highest paying industries are Advertising, public relations & related services ($121,204), Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies merchant wholesalers ($101,270), and Justice, public order, & safety activities ($99,628).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,889
Women
45.5%
26,169
Men
54.5%

The workforce of Damascus City PUMA, OR in 2020 was 48,058 people, with 45.5% woman, and 54.5% men.

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Occupations

48.1k
2020 Value
0.632%
1 Year growth
± 0.632%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Damascus City PUMA, OR grew at a rate of 0.632%, from 47.8k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Damascus City PUMA, OR, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,396 people), Other managers (1,381 people), and Registered nurses (1,156 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Damascus City PUMA, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.1k
2020 Value
0.632%
1 Year growth
± 0.632%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Damascus City PUMA, OR grew at a rate of 0.632%, from 47.8k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Damascus City PUMA, OR, are Construction (5,421 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,439 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,291 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Damascus City PUMA, OR, though some of these residents may live in Damascus City PUMA, 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

$52,545
Median earning men ± $2,114
$34,231
Median earning women ± $2,056

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($88,672), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,235), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($65,244).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($52,500), Information ($50,438), and Wholesale Trade ($48,824).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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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.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Damascus City PUMA, OR in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (26.3k), Some college (24.4k), and Bachelors Degree (13.3k).

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The median property value in Damascus City PUMA, OR was $407,300 in 2020, which is 1.77 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $385,000 to $407,300, a 5.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Damascus City PUMA, OR is 83.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Damascus City PUMA, OR have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Damascus City PUMA, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Damascus City PUMA, OR is $81,479. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Damascus City PUMA, OR was Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville & Canby Cities PUMA, OR with a value of $101,146, followed by Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR and Tigard, Tualatin & Sherwood Cities PUMA, OR, with respective values of $95,336 and $88,143.

Property

$407,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,744
$33,280
Median Property Taxes
±$1,318

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 Damascus City PUMA, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.9%
Homeownership
2020
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 83.9% of the housing units in Damascus City PUMA, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Damascus City PUMA, OR was Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville & Canby Cities PUMA, OR with a value of $101,146, followed by Forest Grove, Cornelius Cities, Bethany & Oak Hills PUMA, OR and Tigard, Tualatin & Sherwood Cities PUMA, OR, with respective values of $95,336 and $88,143.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Damascus City PUMA, 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.
$81,479
Median Household Income
± $3,528
39.7k
Number of Households
± 1,635

In 2020, the median household income of the 39.7k households in Damascus City PUMA, OR grew to $81,479 from the previous year's value of $79,710.

The following chart displays the households in Damascus City PUMA, 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

0.435
2020 Wage GINI in Damascus City PUMA, OR
0.436
2019 Wage GINI in Damascus City PUMA, OR

In 2020, the income inequality in Damascus City PUMA, OR was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.25% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Damascus City PUMA, OR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Damascus City PUMA, OR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10%)
  3. Carpooled (9.29%)

In 2020, 77.2% of workers in Damascus City PUMA, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10%) and those who carpooled to work (9.29%).

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

32.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Damascus City PUMA, OR have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.06% of the workforce in Damascus City PUMA, 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 Damascus City PUMA, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Damascus City PUMA, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.76% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Damascus City PUMA, OR (8.45k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Damascus City PUMA, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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94.1% of the population of Damascus City PUMA, OR has health coverage, with 52.9% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.39% 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 Oregon see 1062 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0941% decrease from the previous year (1063 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1209 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 181 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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1,062 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oregon

Primary care physicians in Oregon see an average of 1,062 patients per year. This represents a 0.0941% decrease from the previous year (1,063 patients).

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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 22% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

5.94%
Uninsured
52.9%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Damascus City PUMA, OR grew by 15.3% from 5.15% to 5.94%.

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