Mission, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mission, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Mission Census Designated Place had a population of 983 as of July 1, 2016. Mission ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Mission is located at latitude 45.6586 and longitude -118.6655 in Umatilla County. The formal boundaries for the Mission Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The Mission Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408844) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Mission Census Designated Place is located within Umatilla Reservation Division of Umatilla County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mission population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mission: Mission Station.

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Mission, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 983
Population in Households 963
Population in Familes 776
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 302
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $198,913
Average Home Value $249,091


Median Household Income $43,086
Average Household Income $56,938
Per Capita Income $19,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.85% -0.6%
Households -1.02% -0.74%
Families -1.97% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Mission, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mission to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 214 44th
Population Density1 # 327 14th
Diversity Index2 # 36 91st
Median Household Income # 233 39th
Per Capita Income # 328 13th

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