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Hermiston, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Hermiston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Umatilla County at latitude 45.8328 and longitude -119.2858. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 459 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Hermiston, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hermiston, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hermiston indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hermiston: Maxwell.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 17,285
Population in Households 17,119
Population in Familes 14,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 2,214
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,233
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 4,270
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,392 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,841 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $160,313
Average Home Value $196,897
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,187
Average Household Income $50,193
Per Capita Income $18,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 0.53%
Households 0.7% 0.54%
Families 0.48% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.89%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

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, 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 # 35 91st
Population Density1 # 110 71st
Diversity Index2 # 17 96th
Median Household Income # 226 40th
Per Capita Income # 326 14th

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