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Collections of Statistical Resources Arranged by Topics
Oregon (statewide or local data)
Oregon By The Numbers (Oregon Business Development Commission)
In addition to containing the OBDC's annual report and strategic plan, this site also offers the State of Oregon's "Annual Performance Measures Plan", their Innovation Plan, and their Incentives Benchmarking Report. You can use the tab called "Oregon's Economic Data" to get more details about Oregon's statewide data & statistics.
Oregon Department of Education
This is a gateway to ODE's most popular reports & recurring publications including: Assessement; Curriculum; District profiles; School profiles; Funding & finance; and "Adequate Yearly Progress Reports".
Oregon WorkSource / Labor Market Information System (Oregon Employment Dept)
Provides a wide variety of information about the state of employment, unemployment and job growth in Oregon. Some reports are also available by county, by MSA, or by regions within the State of Oregon.
Oregon Regional Economic Analysis Project
Lets you create graphic trends analysis of local economic indicators and generate shift-share analysis results to diagnose local employment growth. View and download customized tabulations of economic data for the regions and counties of the states compiled by the Regional Income Division of the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The data are annual, spanning 40 years.
Oregon Vital Records (Oregon's Center for Health Statistics)
Data about Births, Deaths, Marriages, Divorces, Population, and Low Birthweight across Oregon. Since 2004, also has annual reports for Oregon on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System covering a wide variety of concerns from Alcohol consumption, to Cholesterol awareness, Tobacco use, and Veterans status.
Oregon's Election Results (Oregon's Secretary of State)
Official election returns, listed by county, as reported by the Oregon Secretary of State's Election Division. Primary results go back to 1996, General elections since 1950, and Initiatives / Referenda /Recalls results go back to 1902.
Population Research Center (Portland State University)
Current population reports & tables for every county, and every city in Oregon yearly since 2000. Also includes a listing of every city within each county. Some "cities" have a population of as little as 20 people! Data is available either as PDF or as Excel spreadsheets.
Regional Economic Accounts (US Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Easy to use resource for state level, or metro level statistics of Gross Domestic Product or of Personal Income & Employment, quarterly back to 1969, and annually back to 1929. You can browse recent releases of statistical updates, or create tables, maps, or charts on demand.
Economic Data - FRED (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Over 100 statistical data sets for the State of Oregon, many of which are available either by County or by Metropolitan Statistical Area (each MSA's geography is designated by the U.S. Census Bureau).
Data for Local Communities in OR/WA (Orbis Cascade Alliance)
A collection of statistical, spatial, and descriptive information about the cities, counties and other civil, economic and natural regions of Oregon and Washington. The LocalData database lets you retrieve web-based information by topic and geography, while Additional Resources provides links to geospatial data and other organizational websites.
Gary Klein (librarian for statistics)
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, Rhetoric & Media Studies