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Pendleton, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Pendleton had a population of 16,830 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Pendleton is located at latitude 45.6721 and longitude -118.7886 in Umatilla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pendleton encompass a land area of 10.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The City of Pendleton (GNIS ID: 2411399) 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 Pendleton is located within Pendleton Division of Umatilla County.


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Pendleton, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pendleton, OR Housing Affordability Index is 141
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Pendleton, OR Wealth Index is 67
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 16,830 (100%)
Population in Households 15,052 (89.4%)
Population in Families 11,398 (67.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,778 (10.6%)
Population Density 1,436
Diversity Index2 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,541
Average Household Income $67,919
Per Capita Income $25,583
Wealth Index4 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,649 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,568 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 711 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $179,741
Housing Affordability Index3 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,217
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,787
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.13% 0.15%
Households -0.01% 0.11%
Families -0.01% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Pendleton, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pendleton to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 42 89th
Population Density # 158 58th
Diversity Index # 109 71st
Median Household Income # 184 52nd
Per Capita Income # 236 38th

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