Hermiston, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hermiston, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Hermiston had a population of 17,423 as of July 1, 2015. Hermiston ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hermiston is located at latitude 45.8328 and longitude -119.2858 in Umatilla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hermiston (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 459 feet.

The City of Hermiston (GNIS ID: 2410748) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hermiston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hermiston: Maxwell.

City of Hermiston, OR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 17,423
Population in Households 17,255
Population in Familes 14,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 2,232
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,296
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 4,307
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,391 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,905 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 300 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $165,774
Average Home Value $204,962
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,417
Average Household Income $54,905
Per Capita Income $19,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.64%
Households 0.76% 0.68%
Families 0.55% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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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Hermiston, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hermiston to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 35 91st
Population Density1 # 107 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 17 96th
Median Household Income # 196 48th
Per Capita Income # 307 19th

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