Hermiston, OR 97838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hermiston, OR 97838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Umatilla County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.84, Longitude -119.286
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 97838 has segments in 2 Counties (Morrow, Umatilla).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,002
  • PO Box Addresses: 851
  • Residential Addresses: 9,490
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 477
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,013

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Hermiston, OR 97838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,301
Daytime Population: Workers 12,526
Daytime Population: Residents 13,966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,492
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 26,014
Population in Familes 21,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 287
Population Density2 206
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $49,003
Average Household Income $61,110
Per Capita Income $21,597


Total Housing Units 9,737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,530 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,682 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 525 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $152,745
Average Home Value $170,059


Total Households 9,212
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 6,526
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 0.61% 0.43%
Households 0.44% 0.36%
Families 0.28% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Hermiston, OR 97838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97838 to the other 425 ZIP Codes 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 # 67 84th
Population Density # 115 73rd
Diversity Index # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 215 50th
Per Capita Income # 354 17th

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