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Pendleton, Oregon - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Umatilla County at latitude 45.6721 and longitude -118.7886. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pendleton (see map) encompass a land area of 10.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Pendleton, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pendleton 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 # 37 90th
Population Density1 # 139 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 109 71st
Median Household Income # 174 54th
Per Capita Income # 220 42nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 16,693
Population in Households 15,011
Population in Familes 11,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,682
Population Density1 1,587
Diversity Index2 40
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,256
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,838
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,493 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,763 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 638 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $168,431
Average Home Value $198,740
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,270
Average Household Income $55,405
Per Capita Income $21,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.11% 0.13%
Households 0.14% 0.16%
Families 0.3% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.

Information Updates

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