Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment data come from two different sources: the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS). Employment and unemployment estimates from the ACS and LAUS can differ because the surveys use different questions, samples, and collection methods. To learn more about each source, visit the Unemployment section of our Metadata page. Metadata [i] Oregon Employment Department [ii] …

Race & Hispanic Origin

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The first chart on this page represents those respondents who identified within just one racial category, in addition to respondents of any race who identified as Hispanic or Latino. The second chart shows the percentage of respondents who reported each race, whether solely that race or in combination—for example, someone identifying as Asian and Black would show up in both …

Juvenile Criminal Referral Rate

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Metadata [i] H. Snyder, Arrest in the United States, 1990-2010 (US Department of Justice: Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2012). [ii] Justice Policy Institute. Rethinking the Blues: How we police in the US and at what cost (2012). [iii] P. Fite, W. Porche’, and D. Pardini, 2010. “Explaining Discrepancies in Arrest Rates Between Black and White Male Juveniles,” Journal of Consulting …