Mission, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 1,037. Population change since 2000: +1.8%
Males: 517  (49.9%)
Females: 520  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  24.0 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,689 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Mission:

$31,689
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,147 (it was $12,288 in 2000)

Mission CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,905 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Mission:

$124,905
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $175,727; Detached houses: $181,351; Mobile homes: $138,343

Median gross rent in 2013: $462.

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  • Races in Mission, OR (2010)

    Mission races chart
    • 73771.1%American Indian alone
    • 16215.6%White alone
    • 787.5%Hispanic
    • 504.8%Two or more races
    • 90.9%Black alone
    • 10.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mission: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Mission, OR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (10.4%), Irish (4.2%), Scottish (2.5%), English (1.9%), Welsh (1.6%), United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1215 feet

Land area: 7.64 square miles.

Population density: 136 people per square mile   (very low).

Mission,OR real estate house value index trend

Mission, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Mission:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission CDP:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,858 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $555 (0.9%)

Mission satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (43.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (192.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (801.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kirkpatrick, OR (1.3 miles) , Gopher Flats, OR (1.6 miles ), Tutuilla, OR (1.8 miles ), Riverside, OR (1.8 miles) , Cayuse, OR (2.2 miles) , Reservation, OR (2.3 miles ), Pendleton, OR (2.5 miles ), Adams, OR (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 45.67 N, Longitude: 118.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Mission household income distribution Mission home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Mission, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mission-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 262.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from Mission center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 362.3 miles away from the city center
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 210.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 398.5 miles away from Mission center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 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).
Mission topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mission:

  • ST ANTHONY HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSP HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • PENDLETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • EASTERN OREGON TRAINING CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • EASTERN OREGON PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)
  • AMBER VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PENDLETON, OR)

Amtrak station near Mission:

  • 6 miles: PENDLETON (320 SW COURT AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 35 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 37 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 46 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 95 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 104 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 108 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 110 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)

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Notable locations in Mission: Indian Ceremonial Ground (A), Indian Agency Headquarters (B), Umatilla Tribal Fire Department (C), Tamastslikt Cultural Institute (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Agency Indian Cemetery (1), Old Agency Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Mission Creek (A), Spring Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2012 was 35.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.86. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.86
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.4%
(31.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  20.2%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Mission compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mission CDP (based on Umatilla County data)

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
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%

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 Mission:

  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIX (1240 AM; 1 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, 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)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mission:

  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K201DH (88.1 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KRBM (90.9 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Mission:

  • K59BO (Channel 59; PENDLETON, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $1,506,000Total costs
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 520Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,800Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Chip Perkins, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8 (Lat: 45.583667 Lon: -118.583778), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Ronald Heron, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8 (Lat: 45.583667 Lon: -118.583778), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 221.95, Mp 221.95 (Lat: 45.669528 Lon: -118.663889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNFD823
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.410 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/21/2022, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-6090, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • POVERTY FLATS, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8 (Lat: 45.583667 Lon: -118.583778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WLS665
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

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