Mission, OR Community Profile: Data

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Mission, Oregon - Basic Facts

Mission is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mission Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Umatilla County at latitude 45.6704 and longitude -118.6836. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Mission Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mission: Mission Station.

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Also See: Pendleton, OR ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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


Total Population 1,005
Population in Households 985
Population in Familes 798
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 132
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 312
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 219
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $163,542
Average Home Value $179,429


Median Household Income $47,779
Average Household Income $51,230
Per Capita Income $17,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.73% -0.48%
Households -0.74% -0.45%
Families -2.04% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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 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 # 210 45th
Population Density1 # 324 14th
Diversity Index2 # 37 91st
Median Household Income # 169 55th
Per Capita Income # 337 11th

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