Poverty in Hood River, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in Hood River, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Hood River is 17.9%. One out of every 5.6 residents of Hood River lives in poverty.

How many people in Hood River, Oregon live in poverty?
1,341 of 7,507 Hood River residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Hood River compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Hood River has a meaningfully higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

5,009

10.1% 10.3% 66.6%

Hispanic

2,112

36.0% 22.2% 28.1%

What's the Poverty Rate in Hood River, Oregon By Race?

10.1% of White residents of Hood River, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Hood River, Oregon is the same as than the national average. 505 of 5,009 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 66.6% of the total population of Hood River, Oregon are white.

36.0% of Hispanic residents of Hood River, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Hood River, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 760 of 2,112 hispanic Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 28.1% of the total population of Hood River, Oregon are hispanic.

Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Hood River, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Hood River, Oregon is 14.2%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Hood River, Oregon is 21.0%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Hood River, Oregon

Female residents of Hood River, Oregon are dramatically(47%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

492 of 3,469 males in Hood River live below the poverty line.

849 of 4,038 females in Hood River live below the poverty line.

Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Hood River can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 21.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 15.7%.

Poverty for younger ages in Hood River is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 18.7%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 9.5%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Hood River can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 7.5%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 25.9%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 30.2%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Hood River, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Hood River, Oregon?

Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

49.4%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

19.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

20.4%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

11.9%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

22.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

6.2%

Hood River, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Hood River, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hood River, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 17.2%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hood River, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Hood River, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Hood River, Oregon have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 6,340 residents of Hood River, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 1,091 (17.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 250 (21.4%) of 1,167 residents of Hood River, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Hood River, Oregon

The poverty rate in Hood River is 17.9%.
Hood River is in Hood River County.
Oregon Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Cascade Locks 15.8%
Hood River 17.9%
Odell 4.9%

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