Hood River County is located in north-central Oregon. The County Seat is Hood River and the largest city is Hood River. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.hood-river.or.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,885 and the 2010 census population was 22,346. The land area is 521.95 square miles and there are 42.8 persons per square mile.
94% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 30.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 84.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 30.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $321,700, there are 8,144 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,181, the median household income is $56,725, and 11.6% of the persons in Hood River County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,251. Retail sales (in $1000) were $293,665, and sales per capita were $13,872. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.2%.
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