Monmouth, OR

Census Place

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2022 Population
11,054
2.97% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
25.2
0.8% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.1%
9.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,282
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$343,900
23% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,228
4.37% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Monmouth, OR had a population of 11.1k people with a median age of 25.2 and a median household income of $61,282. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Monmouth, OR grew from 10,735 to 11,054, a 2.97% increase and its median household income grew from $54,310 to $61,282, a 12.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monmouth, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.79%), White (Hispanic) (5.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.74%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.41%).

None of the households in Monmouth, 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.

95.8% of the residents in Monmouth, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monmouth, OR are Western Oregon University (1,298 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Monmouth, OR was $343,900, and the homeownership rate was 44%.

Most people in Monmouth, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Monmouth, OR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Monmouth, OR is home to a population of 11.1k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.41% of Monmouth, OR residents were born outside of the country (709 people).

In 2022, there were 9.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.02k people) in Monmouth, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 861 Two+ (Hispanic) and 600 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.8%
2022 Citizenship
93.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.8% of Monmouth, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Monmouth, OR was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monmouth, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.02k ± 563
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    861 ± 349
  3. White (Hispanic)
    600 ± 296
17.7%
Hispanic Population
1.96k people

In 2022, there were 9.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.02k people) in Monmouth, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 861 Two+ (Hispanic) and 600 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.7% of the people in Monmouth, OR are hispanic (1.96k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    143,534 ± 9,142 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,912 ± 3,706 people
  3. China
    22,028 ± 3,634 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 143,534 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,912 and China with 22,028.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
709 people
8.37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
899 people

As of 2022, 6.41% of Monmouth, OR residents (709 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monmouth, OR was 8.37%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    224 ± 108
  2. Vietnam
    136 ± 93
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    65 ± 67

Monmouth, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Monmouth, OR employs 5.23k people. The largest industries in Monmouth, OR are Retail Trade (1,107 people), Educational Services (1,085 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (925 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($75,161), Construction ($68,487), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,786).

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,064. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.23k
2022 Value
± 657
4.37%
1 Year growth
± 17.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monmouth, OR grew at a rate of 4.37%, from 5.01k employees to 5.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monmouth, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (810 people), Sales & Related Occupations (576 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (569 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monmouth, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.23k
2022 Value
± 657
4.37%
1 Year growth
± 17.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monmouth, OR grew at a rate of 4.37%, from 5.01k employees to 5.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monmouth, OR, are Retail Trade (1,107 people), Educational Services (1,085 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (925 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monmouth, OR, though some of these residents may live in Monmouth, 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

$33,058
Median earning men ± $6,279
$23,980
Median earning women ± $7,787

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($79,861), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,500), and Construction ($68,289).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,484), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($33,558), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($20,990).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.87%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.97M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 2.87% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.1%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oregon went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.75%).

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 6 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 6 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Monmouth, OR awarded 1,298 degrees. The student population of Monmouth, OR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,289 male students and 2,462 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monmouth, OR are White (843 and 67.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (222 and 17.9%), Asian (47 and 3.78%), and Two or More Races (40 and 3.22%).

The largest universities in Monmouth, OR by number of degrees awarded are Western Oregon University (1,298 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Monmouth, OR are General Education (184 and 14.2%), General Psychology (131 and 10.1%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (106 and 8.17%).

The median tuition cost in Monmouth, OR for a public four year colleges is $8,730 for in-state students and $28,710 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Monmouth, OR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,751 (34.4% men and 65.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,751 students enrolled in Monmouth, OR, 34.4% men and 65.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,253 records, of which 68.4% were women and 31.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 183 degrees awarded
  2. 131 degrees awarded
  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Monmouth, OR was General Education with 183 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,298 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Oregon University with 1,298 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 398 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monmouth, OR, which is 0.442 times less than the 900 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 843 degrees mean that there were 3.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 222 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,730) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,872) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.928% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.891% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (868k), High School or Equivalent (807k), and Bachelors Degree (693k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Monmouth, OR was $343,900 in 2022, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $279,700 to $343,900, a 23% increase. The homeownership rate in Monmouth, OR is 44%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Monmouth, OR have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monmouth, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$343,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,706
$1,475
Median Property Taxes
±$275

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

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

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Rent vs Own

44%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 44% of the housing units in Monmouth, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 38.5%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Monmouth, 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.
$61,282
Median Household Income
± $6,074
3.36k
Number of Households
± 466

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.36k households in Monmouth, OR grew to $61,282 from the previous year's value of $54,310.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Monmouth, OR is from Oregon.
0.463
2022 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.462
2021 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2022, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.21% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.81%)
  3. Walked (8.65%)

In 2022, 72.4% of workers in Monmouth, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.81%) and those who walked to work (8.65%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monmouth, OR have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.07% of the workforce in Monmouth, 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 Monmouth, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Monmouth, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monmouth, OR (2.08k out of 9.87k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monmouth, 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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Health

93.5% of the population of Monmouth, OR has health coverage, with 47.5% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 7.29% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Polk County, OR see 1655 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.71% decrease from the previous year (1813 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2371 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 331 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,655 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Polk County, OR

Primary care physicians in Polk County, OR see an average of 1,655 patients per year. This represents a 8.71% decrease from the previous year (1,813 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 38% between 18 and 34 years, 25.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.58% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

6.49%
Uninsured
47.5%
Employer Coverage
21.3%
Medicaid
7.29%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
2.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monmouth, OR declined by 20.3% from 8.15% to 6.49%.

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