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A research project from

The Ford Family Foundation
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Geography

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Age

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Demographics

Household Characteristics 10 charts

How long have you lived in Oregon?

4290 responses

My Whole Life

29.6%

20 Years or More

42.2%

10 to Less than 20 Years

13.2%

5 to Less than 10 Years

6.5%

2 to Less than 5 Years

6%

Less than 2 Years

2.3%

No Answer

0.3%

How often are you proud to tell people where you live?

4234 responses

Always

38.6%

Often

29%

Sometimes

20.8%

Rarely

7.4%

Never

2.6%

No Answer

1.6%

What is your marital status?

4201 responses

Single

12.8%

In a relationship (not living together)

2.4%

Married or living as married

65.2%

Separated

0.8%

Divorced

9.4%

Widowed

7%

No Answer

2.3%

Which of the following best describes the transportation you rely on the most?

4226 responses

My own vehicle (reliable)

88.8%

My own vehicle (unreliable)

3.5%

I use someone else's vehicle

0.8%

Someone else drives me

1.5%

Bicycle

0.8%

Walk

0.7%

Public Transportation (excluding Uber/Lyft)

0.8%

Multiple modes

0.7%

Other

0.6%

No Answer

1.7%

How many people are in your household?

4191 responses

0

2%

1

19.3%

2

44.2%

3

13.1%

4

10%

5

5.2%

6

2.1%

7

0.8%

8

0.3%

9

0.2%

10

0.1%

11

0.1%

No Answer

2.6%

How many children under 5 years old are in your household?

3758 responses

0

79.5%

1

5.7%

2

1.7%

3

0.3%

4

0.1%

No Answer

12.6%

How many children 5 to 17 years old are in your household?

3777 responses

0

68.5%

1

9.1%

2

6.8%

3

2.6%

4

0.6%

5

0.1%

6

0.1%

No Answer

12.2%

How many adults 18 to 65 years old are in your household?

3958 responses

0

25.8%

1

19.8%

2

34.8%

3

7.7%

4

2.7%

5

0.8%

6

0.2%

7

0%

8

0%

No Answer

8%

How many adults 66 years or older are in your household?

3997 responses

0

51%

1

21.2%

2

20.2%

3

0.5%

4

0%

5

0%

6

0%

7

0%

No Answer

7.1%

Education 2 charts

Are you a student?

4146 responses

Yes

5.2%

No

91.2%

No Answer

3.6%

What is the highest level of education you have reached?

4200 responses

Less than a high school diploma

1.2%

High school diploma or GED

8.8%

Some college, but no degree

21.1%

Associates degree (2-year degree)

9.6%

Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

26.2%

Graduate or professional degree

28.6%

Something else

2%

No Answer

2.3%

Employment 3 charts

Including yourself, how many people in your household are working for pay?

3803 responses

0

24.9%

1

26%

2

29.6%

3

5.6%

4

1.8%

5

0.4%

6

0.1%

7

0%

8

0%

No Answer

11.6%

Which of the following best describes your current employment status?

4147 responses

Employed full-time

41.8%

Employed part-time

12%

Unemployed and looking for work

0.9%

Unemployed and not looking for work

31.4%

Unable to work due to disability

3.1%

Homemaker/manage your home

1.9%

Retired

1%

Self-employed

2.8%

Something else

1.5%

No Answer

3.6%

Are you self-employed?

4141 responses

Yes

19%

No

77.2%

No Answer

3.7%

Health 2 charts

How would you rate your overall physical health right now?

4162 responses

Excellent

8.2%

Very good

29.1%

Good

35.2%

Fair

18.7%

Poor

5.6%

No Answer

3.2%

How would you rate your overall mental health right now?

4168 responses

Excellent

17.2%

Very good

30.4%

Good

27.9%

Fair

17%

Poor

4.4%

No Answer

3.1%

Housing & Finances 4 charts

Do you or your family own or rent your home?

4227 responses

Own

79.1%

Rent

17%

Other

2.2%

No Answer

1.7%

How satisfied are you with your housing situation?

4236 responses

Very Satisfied

55.4%

In Between

39.5%

Strongly Dissatisfied

3.6%

No Answer

1.5%

How stable is your personal financial situation?

4188 responses

Very Stable

43.3%

In Between

51.7%

Very Unstable

2.3%

No Answer

2.6%

If you had an emergency and needed $1,000 to pay for it, how difficult would it be to get that $1,000?

4207 responses

Very Difficult

10.5%

In Between

31.8%

Not at all Difficult

55.5%

No Answer

2.2%

Food Sources 13 charts

Is "Grocery Stores" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

95.4%

No

4.6%

Is "Superstores" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

32.6%

No

67.4%

Is "Mini-Marts, Convenience, or Corner Stores" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

8.6%

No

91.4%

Is "Farmers Markets" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

27.6%

No

72.4%

Is "Food Banks or Pantries" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

6.1%

No

93.9%

Is "Fast Food Restaurants" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

17.1%

No

82.9%

Is "Non-Fast Food Restaurants" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

31.8%

No

68.2%

Is "School Meals Program" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

2.8%

No

97.2%

Is "Backyard or Local Garden (grow/raise own food)" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

26.2%

No

73.8%

Is "CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture)" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

4.2%

No

95.8%

Is "Online" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

3%

No

97%

Is "Hunting and Fishing" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

1%

No

99%

Is "Other" in your top 3 places you get food for your weekly meals?

4301 responses

Yes

5%

No

95%

Preferred citation:
The Ford Family Foundation. (2023). Oregon Voices: Interactive Data Explorer. Oregon Voices. www.orvoices.org