Vale, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Vale, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Vale had a population of 1,873 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Vale, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,873
Population in Households 1,831
Population in Familes 1,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 1,650
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $32,890
Average Household Income $44,388
Per Capita Income $16,649


Total Housing Units 757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $122,423
Average Home Value $145,824


Total Households 675
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 469
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.1%
Households 0.11% 0.0%
Families 0.75% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

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, 2018 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 # 165 56th
Population Density # 138 64th
Diversity Index # 91 76th
Median Household Income # 363 4th
Per Capita Income # 370 2nd

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