Morrow County, OR

Morrow County was the third location selected to pilot the Community ROCKit process for solving local challenges using an asset based approach.

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Their First Mission

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Create a coordinated approach to expanding the supply of housing so that more people can live in Morrow County, starting with our essential workforce

Why Morrow County?

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More than 63% of people who

work in Morrow County live outside of Morrow County. 

Who is Morrow County

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Located between the Columbia River and the Blue Mountains, and home to 

12,825 individuals spread over 2,049 miles

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Residents are predominantly

White, Hispanic, or members of tribal communities

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Approximately 65%  

of voting-age residents are Republicans 

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 The county was named after the

Representative J.L. Morrow, a member of the Oregon legislature in 1885
 

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Major industries include agriculture, food processing, lumber,
livestock, and recreation, with
 

ConAgra serving as the largest employer

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These assets were identified by Morrow County participants to help address housing supply issues.
 

Asset Map

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Assets

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