Malheur County OR Information

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Malheur County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Malheur County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 20 47th
Population Density1 # 29 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 2 97th
Median Household Income # 36 3rd
Per Capita Income # 36 3rd

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

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Malheur County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 31,111
Population in Households 27,893
Population in Familes 23,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,218
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,433
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 7,107
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,348 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,085 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,352 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $132,135
Average Home Value $200,130
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,354
Average Household Income $44,714
Per Capita Income $15,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.2%
Households 0.05% -0.13%
Families -0.14% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.

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