Harney County OR Information


Harney County Subdivisions

Harney County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,373
Population in Households 7,219
Population in Familes 5,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 3,197
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,040
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,127 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,070 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 638 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $105,851
Average Home Value $176,881


Median Household Income $35,927
Average Household Income $49,990
Per Capita Income $21,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.25%
Households -0.05% -0.16%
Families -0.27% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Harney County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harney County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 32 14th
Population Density1 # 36 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 29 22nd
Median Household Income # 36 3rd
Per Capita Income # 28 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.