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Heppner, Oregon - Basic Facts

Heppner is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Heppner.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morrow County at latitude 45.3532 and longitude -119.5578. Morrow County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,192 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Heppner (see map) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,395
Population in Households 1,392
Population in Familes 1,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,134
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $227,778
Average Home Value $281,002


Median Household Income $44,757
Average Household Income $49,776
Per Capita Income $21,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.84% 1.34%
Households 1.64% 1.33%
Families 2.15% 1.25%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Heppner, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heppner to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 184 51st
Population Density1 # 180 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 280 26th
Median Household Income # 201 47th
Per Capita Income # 230 39th

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