Hermiston, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 17,107 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.1%
Males: 8,885  (51.9%)
Females: 8,222  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97838.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,958 (it was $35,354 in 2000)
Hermiston:

$47,958
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,477 (it was $17,075 in 2000)

Hermiston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,507 (it was $92,100 in 2000)
Hermiston:

$126,507
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $130,409; Detached houses: $149,053; Townhouses or other attached units: $98,012; In 2-unit structures: $115,885; In 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $60,970; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $37,027

Median gross rent in 2012: $667.

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Hermiston races chart
  • White alone - 10,832 (64.2%)
  • Hispanic - 5,525 (32.8%)
  • Two or more races - 168 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 123 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 105 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 55 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 38 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hermiston: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.8%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.3%), United States (5.8%), Norwegian (2.6%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 457 feet

Land area: 6.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,647 people per square mile   (average).

Hermiston,OR real estate house value index trend

Hermiston, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Hermiston:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hermiston city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

2,244 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.3%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Hermiston, Oregon as of April 20, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hermiston to the number of sex offenders is 1,901 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,385 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,700 (1.7%)

Hermiston satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 1998: 77 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 1999: 100 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2001: 104 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2002: 116 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2003: 122 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2005: 104 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2006: 89 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2007: 84 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $177,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.84 N, Longitude: 119.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,403 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,716 (63.9%)

Area code: 541

Hermiston household income distribution Hermiston home values distribution

Crime rates in Hermiston by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1003000000110
per 100,000 7.80.00.021.90.00.00.00.00.00.06.55.90.0
Rapes 13543435231024
per 100,000 7.822.536.929.221.127.320.133.013.219.364.911.823.4
Robberies 22448971211119149
per 100,000 15.715.029.529.256.261.547.079.272.470.858.482.752.8
Assaults 40000624503636402911
per 100,000 31.40.00.00.00.041.0161.1330.1237.1231.6259.8171.464.5
Burglaries 12288107172116179148163123108116154118
per 100,000 956.3659.1790.31253.7815.51223.8993.51076.0810.0694.8753.3910.0691.7
Thefts 572502618601477771619739540500542548378
per 100,000 4483.53759.74564.64380.83353.55271.44155.24878.53555.93216.73519.73238.22215.8
Auto thefts 597351644610167704847216355
per 100,000 462.5546.7376.7466.5323.4690.6449.8462.1316.1302.4136.4372.3322.4
Arson 0624212532203
per 100,000 0.044.914.829.214.16.813.433.019.812.913.00.017.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 324.7269.8314.7386.3257.6411.1343.2435.0312.1292.2348.0311.6216.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hermiston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Oregon average:

1.57
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,768 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Hermiston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hermiston, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Hermiston 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 (12).
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

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

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 COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (1155 WEST LINDA AVE SUITE A)
  • TLC HOME HEALTH (1050 W ELM STREET, SUITE 220)
  • HERMISTON GOOD SAMARITAN (970 JUNIPER AVENUE WEST)
  • REGENCY HERMISTON NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (970 W JUNIPER AVENUE)

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 school in Hermiston:

Private high school in Hermiston:

  • HERMISTON CHRISTIAN CTR & SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 1825 W HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hermiston:

Private elementary/middle school in Hermiston:

  • HERMISTON JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 66; Location: 1300 NW ACADEMY LN; Grades: PK - 9)
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:

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2

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

City:

7.16
U.S.:

6.58

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.:

1.93

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.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 6.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.52
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.4% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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

Hermiston, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Hermiston compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hermiston, Oregon:

  • Best Western Hermiston Inn, 2255 Hwy 395 S, Hermiston, OR 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-0202, Fax: (541) 567-5512
  • Oxford Suites, 1050 N 1ST St, Hermiston, OR 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-8000
  • Oak Tree Inn, 1110 Se 4th St, Hermiston, OR 97838 , Phone: (541) 567-2330, Fax: (541) 567-5044
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, I-84 & Hwy 207, Hermiston, OR 97838 , Phone: (541) 564-5911, Fax: (541) 567-0434
  • The Way Inn, 635 S Hwy 395, Hermiston, OR 97838 , Phone: (541) 567-5561, Fax: (541) 289-8767
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hermiston, Oregon

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hermiston travel time to work - commute Hermiston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Hermiston city (based on Umatilla County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.34%
Here: 43.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents30.9%19.8%11.7%4.9%4.8%
Congregations5.3%15.9%8.8%9.7%2.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.7%2.4%2.4%2.4%17.0%
Congregations2.7%7.1%4.4%2.7%40.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Umatilla County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This 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%
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
Other Government Administration 8$43,348$65,0223$11,174
Judicial and Legal 4$12,483$37,4490$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$153,393$70,7970$0
Police - Other 8$31,629$47,4440$0
Streets and Highways 4$18,744$56,2320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,660$55,9200$0
Sewerage 8$51,757$77,6360$0
Parks and Recreation 5$27,469$65,92628$13,705
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$17,918$71,6721$2,829
Water Supply 8$42,020$63,0300$0
Electric Power 1$7,521$90,2520$0
Local Libraries 4$19,902$59,7067$13,691
Totals for Government 80$430,844$64,62739$41,399

Hermiston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $10,488,000 ($613.08)
    General: $416,000 ($24.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($0.70)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,948,000 ($230.78)
    Police Protection: $1,925,000 ($112.53)
    Water Utilities: $1,438,000 ($84.06)
    Sewerage: $893,000 ($52.20)
    Regular Highways: $483,000 ($28.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $472,000 ($27.59)
    General - Other: $390,000 ($22.80)
    Central Staff Services: $349,000 ($20.40)
    Libraries: $303,000 ($17.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $252,000 ($14.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000 ($12.51)
    Financial Administration: $129,000 ($7.54)
    Air Transportation: $117,000 ($6.84)
    Private Transit Subsidies: $87,000 ($5.09)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($4.09)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($7.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $295,000 ($17.24)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($4.97)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($3.22)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($2.16)
    Electric Utilities: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,496,000 ($204.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $504,000 ($29.46)

Hermiston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $168,000 ($9.82)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,218,000 ($71.20)
    All Other: $299,000 ($17.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($0.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $221,000 ($12.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $214,000 ($12.51)
    Interest Earnings: $189,000 ($11.05)
    Special Assessments: $103,000 ($6.02)
    Property Sale Other: $22,000 ($1.29)
    Rents: $16,000 ($0.94)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,239,000 ($890.80)
    Water Utilities: $2,159,000 ($126.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,034,000 ($60.44)
    Highways: $550,000 ($32.15)
  • Tax - Property: $2,547,000 ($148.89)
    Public Utilities: $627,000 ($36.65)
    NEC: $260,000 ($15.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000 ($10.87)

Hermiston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,400,000 ($491.03)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,031,000 ($118.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $8,060,000 ($471.15)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,802,000 ($105.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $340,000 ($19.87)
    Other, NEC: $229,000 ($13.39)

Hermiston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,572,000 ($501.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $109,000 ($6.37)

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Walla Walla County, WA  0.57% ($28,368 average AGI)
from Morrow County, OR  0.51% ($26,116)
from Benton County, WA  0.32% ($19,877)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Walla Walla County, WA  0.68% ($29,609 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.42% ($42,115)
to Morrow County, OR  0.40% ($31,848)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hermiston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $143,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,180
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,815
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 33,796

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hermiston, OR
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
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
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