Harney County OR Information


Harney County Subdivisions

Harney County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,360
Daytime Population: Workers 3,307
Daytime Population: Residents 4,069
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,376
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 7,203
Population in Familes 5,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 157
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $37,116
Average Household Income $49,473
Per Capita Income $21,577


Total Housing Units 3,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,100 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,063 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 665 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $139,904
Average Home Value $207,095


Total Households 3,163
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,017
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.12% -0.23%
Households -0.18% -0.24%
Families -0.35% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.94%


Harney County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harney County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 31 17th
Population Density # 36 3rd
Diversity Index # 30 22nd
Median Household Income # 33 11th
Per Capita Income # 34 8th

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