Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.
• 4,065: Oregon kids who entered foster care in 2017.
• 698: Oregon kids who entered foster care because of inadequate housing in 2017, according to DHS
• 498: Oregon kids who entered foster care because of inadequate housing in 2017.
• 8.6: Percentage of eligible voters who had returned a May 15 primary ballot as of May 7, according to Willamette Week.
• 125.31: Police and sheriff's officers per 100,000 people in Oregon, which has the lowest rate among states, according to a new study in WalletHub
• 779.96: Police officers per 100,000 people in Washington, D.C., which has the highest rate.
• 25: Age of a marijuana grower in Grants Pass, Tyler Dooley, who is growing a special strain of cannabis in honor of his aunt, Meghan Markle, who will wed Britain's Prince Harry next week. The strain is called "Markle Sparkle," according to the Daily Mail
• 3: Factor by which the amount of opioids prescribed per person increased between 1999 and 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
• 5.1: Percentage increase in drug overdose deaths in Oregon in the 12-month period ending April 3, 2018, according to NBC News
• 33.1: Median commute time, in minutes, in Columbia County, the Oregon county with the longest daily commute, according to The Oregonian.