Vale, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Vale Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Vale Content

Also See: Vale, OR ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Vale, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Vale had a population of 1,866 as of July 1, 2017. Vale ranks in 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 Vale is located at latitude 43.984 and longitude -117.2418 in Malheur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Malheur County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,244 feet.

The City of Vale (GNIS ID: 2412141) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Vale is located within Vale Division of Malheur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Vale, OR Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | OR Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Vale Division | Malheur County | Oregon Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 1,866
Daytime Population: Workers 1,678
Daytime Population: Residents 1,045
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,723
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.46
Population in Households 1,823
Population in Familes 1,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,644
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $34,417
Average Household Income $43,518
Per Capita Income $16,289


Total Housing Units 760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $117,368
Average Home Value $147,554


Total Households 670
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 466
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 -0.06% -0.27%
Households 0.02% -0.24%
Families 0.76% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Vale, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vale to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 166 56th
Population Density # 139 63rd
Diversity Index # 85 78th
Median Household Income # 348 8th
Per Capita Income # 370 2nd

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

Oregon Research Tools

Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Oregon Census Data
Highest or Lowest: