Diversity Contributions

*Data source: Refugee Processing Center: Admissions and Arrivals, may not include SIVs from Afghanistan and Iraq

Top Newcomer Languages
  • Ukrainian
  • Somali
  • Arabic
  • Persian
  • Dzongkha
  • Tigrinya
  • Burmese
Speak Host Country's Language
Economic Contributions
Total Immigrant Federal Taxes paid
Total Immigrant State & Local Taxes paid
Immigrant Household Income
Total Spending Power
Top 3 Fields of Labor*

Farming, Fishing, & Forestry


Building, Grounds, Cleaning, & Maintenance




*Top % share of the immigrant labor force in Oregon. Data source: American Immigration Council: Immigrants in Oregon.

Socio-Familial Stability
Unaccompanied Children Released to Sponsors by the State
# of Immigrant (refugee & asylee) Family Reunifications

*data not available

Community & Educational Contributions
Immigrant Educational Attainment
  • 32.5%
    Less than High School
  • 39.2%
    High School & Some College
  • 14.3%
    Bachelor's Degree
  • 13.9%
    Graduate Degree
Naturalized Citizens
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