Hermiston, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 17,428 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.5%
Males: 9,005  (51.7%)
Females: 8,423  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97838.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,939 (it was $35,354 in 2000)
Hermiston:

$52,939
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,412 (it was $17,075 in 2000)

Hermiston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $172,349 (it was $92,100 in 2000)
Hermiston:

$172,349
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $169,250; detached houses: $188,437; townhouses or other attached units: $84,186; mobile homes: $70,854

Median gross rent in 2017: $744.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hermiston: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 13.1% for other race residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hermiston, OR (2017)
    • 10,32759.7%White alone
    • 6,55937.9%Hispanic
    • 2001.2%American Indian alone
    • 1220.7%Two or more races
    • 620.4%Black alone
    • 160.09%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Hermiston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hermiston, Oregon as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hermiston is 2,854 to 1.


Crime rates in Hermiston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(27.3)
3
(20.1)
5
(33.0)
2
(13.2)
3
(19.3)
10
(64.9)
2
(11.8)
4
(23.4)
6
(34.9)
6
(34.9)
5
(29.0)
5
(28.9)
3
(17.3)
1
(5.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(61.5)
7
(47.0)
12
(79.2)
11
(72.4)
11
(70.8)
9
(58.4)
14
(82.7)
9
(52.8)
9
(52.3)
12
(69.8)
4
(23.2)
3
(17.4)
4
(23.0)
7
(40.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(41.0)
24
(161.1)
50
(330.1)
36
(237.1)
36
(231.6)
40
(259.8)
29
(171.4)
11
(64.5)
3
(17.4)
20
(116.4)
18
(104.5)
23
(133.1)
40
(230.2)
33
(188.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
179
(1,224)
148
(993.5)
163
(1,076)
123
(810.0)
108
(694.8)
116
(753.3)
154
(910.0)
118
(691.7)
96
(557.7)
69
(401.6)
49
(284.5)
57
(329.9)
49
(282.0)
83
(473.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
771
(5,271)
619
(4,155)
739
(4,879)
540
(3,556)
500
(3,217)
542
(3,520)
548
(3,238)
378
(2,216)
404
(2,347)
360
(2,095)
384
(2,230)
368
(2,130)
390
(2,244)
457
(2,609)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(690.6)
67
(449.8)
70
(462.1)
48
(316.1)
47
(302.4)
21
(136.4)
63
(372.3)
55
(322.4)
75
(435.7)
37
(215.3)
37
(214.9)
30
(173.6)
43
(247.5)
44
(251.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.4)
5
(33.0)
3
(19.8)
2
(12.9)
2
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.6)
1
(5.8)
N/A1
(5.8)
3
(17.4)
2
(11.5)
2
(11.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)400.3334.2423.6303.9284.5338.9303.4210.3214.8201.3189.0188.7196.1223.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hermiston, OR

Crime rate in Hermiston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: American (10.5%), German (6.7%), English (5.5%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (1.5%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 457 feet

Land area: 6.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,697 people per square mile   (average).

Hermiston, Oregon map

2,576 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

This city:

14.9%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,787 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,159 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (25.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (163.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (814.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Northwest Umatilla, OR (0.8 miles ),
Stanfield, OR (2.3 miles ),
Umatilla, OR (2.4 miles ),
Echo, OR (2.9 miles ),
Irrigon, OR (3.2 miles ),
South Benton, WA (3.7 miles ),
Boardman, OR (4.4 miles ),
Highland, WA (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.84 N, Longitude: 119.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +823 (+4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,576 (46.6%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Hermiston, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hermiston, OR in 2017
Hermiston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Hermiston, OR
Historical housing units in Hermiston, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +2,768 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in Hermiston, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Rail transportation (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Food (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Hermiston, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Hermiston, Oregon

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Hermiston, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.16. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.22
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Hermiston-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from Hermiston center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from Hermiston center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 295.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 380.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 429.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Umatilla County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hermiston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hermiston:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 610 NW 11TH STREET)
  • VANGE JOHN MEMORIAL HOSPICE (645 WEST ORCHARD AVENUE, SUITE 600)
  • HERMISTON GOOD SAMARITAN (970 JUNIPER AVENUE WEST)
  • REGENCY HERMISTON NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (970 W JUNIPER AVENUE)
  • HERMISTON COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (1155 WEST LINDA AVE SUITE A)
  • TLC HOME HEALTH (1050 W ELM STREET, SUITE 220)

Airports and heliports located in Hermiston:

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Amtrak station:

HERMISTON (650 S. HWY. 395) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hermiston:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 30 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 52 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 69 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 79 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 101 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 116 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 120 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high schools in Hermiston:

Private high schools in Hermiston:

  • HERMISTON CHRISTIAN CENTER & SCHOOL (Students: 86, Location: 1825 W HIGHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • HERMISTON JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 1300 NW ACADEMY LN, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hermiston:

See full list of schools located in Hermiston

Library in Hermiston:

  • HERMISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $633,957; Location: 235 E GLADYS AVE; 35,333 books; 3,452 e-books; 5,379 audio materials; 2,499 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 37 other licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to: Strongest FM Radio Stations KLTB (92.1; Pilot Rock, OR; Owner: Bruton Broadcasting LLC) It was built July '06

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hermiston: Umatilla County Fairgrounds (A), Hermiston Rodeo Grounds (B), Hermiston Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Cornell Place (D), Hermiston Fire and Emergency Services Station 1 Headquarters (E), Department of Motor Vehicles Hermiston (F), Hermiston Public Library (G), Hermiston City Hall (H), Hermiston Public Works Department (I), Hermiston Municipal Court (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hermiston include: Belt Park (1), Butte Park (2), Highland Park (3), Northside Park (4), Sunset Park (5), Volunteer Park (6), Doctor Belt Park (7), Victory Square Park (8), Hodge Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hermiston Inn Best Western (2255 South Highway 395), Oak Tree Inn (1110 Southeast 4th Street), Oxford Suites (1050 North 1st Street), Oxford Suites - Hermiston (1050 N 1st), Economy Inn of Hermiston (835 North 1st Street), J & L Motel (425 North 1st Street).

Court: Hermiston City - Municipal Court (330 South 1st Street).

Birthplace of: Jared Zabransky - Quarterback, Jim Stuart - Football player.

Umatilla County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hermiston and their reported violations in the past:

HERMISTON, CITY OF (Population served: 15,410, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
SPACE AGE FUEL (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-30-2012 to JUN-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2011)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHARLES TRACTS WATER COMPANY (Population served: 249, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 104 regular monitoring violations
DUN-ROLLIN MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
CHART SUBDIVISION (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2012)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
SPOUT SPRINGS WATER BOARD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-17-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2009)
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
SHORT STOP #1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY SQUIRE ESTATES (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.2%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hermiston in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Hermiston in 2000:

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Hermiston (2011 data):

  • Community Bank: North Hill Branch at 50 E Theater Lane, branch established on 2007/09/04; Hermiston Branch at 204 East Main Street, branch established on 1997/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $360.5 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, headquarters in Joseph, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Hermiston In-Store Branch at 1350 N. First Street, branch established on 2004/01/02; Hermiston Branch at 810 South Highway 395, branch established on 1979/03/30. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hermiston Branch at 305 East Main Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Hermiston Branch at 1033 S Hwy 395, branch established on 1998/09/14. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Banner Bank: Hermiston Branch at 101 E Main St, branch established on 1948/03/24. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hermiston Branch at 245 S.E. Second Street, branch established on 1953/08/03. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Hermiston:

Marital status in Hermiston, OR
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hermiston:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hermiston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hermiston, OR (based on Umatilla County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,4026
Evangelical Protestant9,81675
Other5,10717
Mainline Protestant3,57524
None45,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Here:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Umatilla County:

7.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Umatilla County:

32.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hermiston:

46.2%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hermiston:

42.7%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.7%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hermiston:

10.1%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hermiston:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Hermiston:

53.0%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hermiston:

78.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hermiston, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$153,393$70,7970$0
Other Government Administration 8$43,348$65,0223$11,174
Police - Other 8$31,629$47,4440$0
Sewerage 8$51,757$77,6360$0
Water Supply 8$42,020$63,0300$0
Parks and Recreation 5$27,469$65,92628$13,705
Judicial and Legal 4$12,483$37,4490$0
Streets and Highways 4$18,744$56,2320$0
Local Libraries 4$19,902$59,7067$13,691
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$17,918$71,6721$2,829
Electric Power 1$7,521$90,2520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,660$55,9200$0
Totals for Government 80$430,844$64,62739$41,399

Hermiston government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $3,018,000 ($173.17)
    Water Utilities: $1,158,000 ($66.44)
    Electric Utilities: $696,000 ($39.94)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($0.34)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,920,000 ($397.06)
    Police Protection: $4,201,000 ($241.05)
    Water Utilities: $2,056,000 ($117.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,798,000 ($103.17)
    Sewerage: $1,712,000 ($98.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,541,000 ($88.42)
    General - Other: $766,000 ($43.95)
    Libraries: $674,000 ($38.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $644,000 ($36.95)
    Central Staff Services: $434,000 ($24.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $337,000 ($19.34)
    Air Transportation: $184,000 ($10.56)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($3.04)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.57)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,059,000 ($60.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $408,000 ($23.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $256,000 ($14.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $87,000 ($4.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,072,000 ($348.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($4.19)

Hermiston government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,221,000 ($127.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $383,000 ($21.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000 ($15.84)
    Air Transportation: $179,000 ($10.27)
    Other: $154,000 ($8.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,874,000 ($164.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $254,000 ($14.57)
    Other: $110,000 ($6.31)
    Transit Utilities: $32,000 ($1.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $838,000 ($48.08)
    Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($8.15)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($1.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,244,000 ($473.03)
    Water Utilities: $4,062,000 ($233.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,248,000 ($71.61)
    Water Utilities: $664,000 ($38.10)
    General Local Government Support: $442,000 ($25.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000 ($3.79)
    Public Welfare: $39,000 ($2.24)
    Other: $16,000 ($0.92)
  • Tax - Property: $5,307,000 ($304.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $814,000 ($46.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $559,000 ($32.07)
    Other License: $420,000 ($24.10)

Hermiston government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,506,000 ($2209.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,469,000 ($2149.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,099,000 ($63.06)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,000 ($3.56)

Hermiston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,789,000 ($1078.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $244,000 ($14.00)

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Walla Walla County, WA  0.53% ($34,978 average AGI)
from Morrow County, OR  0.45% ($40,698)
from Benton County, WA  0.28% ($36,342)


6.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Walla Walla County, WA  0.62% ($35,663 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.54% ($48,820)
to Morrow County, OR  0.42% ($40,266)
Businesses in Hermiston, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike2
Burger King1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K2Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx7Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC1Subaru1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Verizon Wireless2
Little Caesars Pizza1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hermiston:

  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KLWJ (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; UMATILLA, OR; Owner: UMATILLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hermiston:

  • KQFM (100.5 FM; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEGX (106.5 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KOLU (90.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • KBLD (91.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KGDN (101.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: WEST PASCO FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • KGSG (93.7 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: GOSPEL MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • K204CZ (88.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRBM (90.9 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hermiston:

  • KEPR-TV (Channel 19; PASCO, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KNDU (Channel 25; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hermiston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 308ft / 94.3mTotal length
  • $1,137,000Total costs
  • 184,117Total average daily traffic
  • 48,715Total average daily truck traffic
  • 144,082Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hermiston, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hermiston, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hermiston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hermiston, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 153 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hermiston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hermiston)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 103. The highest number of fires - 179 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hermiston, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.0%), and Structure Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hermiston, OR
    • 94954.0%Outside Fires
    • 46326.3%Structure Fires
    • 31618.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 301.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hermiston, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hermiston, Oregon:

  • Best Western Hermiston Inn, 2255 Hwy 395 S, Hermiston, Oregon 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-0202, Fax: (541) 567-5512
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, I-84 & Hwy 207, Hermiston, Oregon 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-5911, Fax: (541) 567-0434
  • Rodeway Inn & Suites, 635 S Hwy 395, Hermiston, Oregon 97838 , Phone: (541) 567-5561, Fax: (541) 289-8767
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Hermiston, 245 N 1st St Hermiston OR 97838, Hermiston, Oregon 97838 , Phone: (541) 585-5656, Fax: (541) 585-1212
  • Hermiston Comfort Inn & Suites, 77514 S Hwy 207, Hermiston, Oregon 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-5911, Fax: (541) 567-0434
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Hermiston, 77514 South Hwy 207, Hermiston, Oregon 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-5911
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hermiston, Oregon
Most common first names in Hermiston, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10375.7 years
William8075.5 years
Mary7580.8 years
James6572.8 years
Robert6173.3 years
George5375.9 years
Charles5377.2 years
Harold4173.9 years
Helen3780.5 years
Donald3773.7 years
Most common last names in Hermiston, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3880.3 years
Smith3678.4 years
Brown3077.6 years
Thompson2576.7 years
Clark2270.9 years
Davis2271.4 years
Jones1975.6 years
Miller1976.2 years
Rogers1977.5 years
Jackson1875.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hermiston, OR
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 45.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hermiston, OR
  • 77.9%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Hermiston compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 27 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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