Pendleton, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 16,904 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 8,916  (52.7%)
Females: 7,988  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,187 (it was $36,800 in 2000)
Pendleton:

$47,187
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,564 (it was $17,551 in 2000)

Pendleton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,107 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Pendleton:

$145,107
OR:

$229,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $665.

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  • Races in Pendleton, OR (2013)

    Pendleton races chart
    • 13,82681.8%White alone
    • 1,4188.4%Hispanic
    • 9315.5%Two or more races
    • 1731.0%Black alone
    • 1611.0%American Indian alone
    • 1530.9%Asian alone
    • 250.1%Other race alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pendleton: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), Irish (12.1%), English (12.0%), United States (7.4%), French (4.0%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1880

Elevation: 1068 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,682 people per square mile   (low).

Pendleton,OR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Pendleton:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pendleton city:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

495 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Oregon:

10.0%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Pendleton, Oregon as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Pendleton to the number of sex offenders is 3,368 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,986 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,838 (1.4%)

Pendleton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (40.8 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (186.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (801.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Riverside, OR (1.7 miles) , Gopher Flats, OR (1.9 miles ), Tutuilla, OR (2.4 miles ), Mission, OR (2.5 miles ), Kirkpatrick, OR (2.7 miles) , Cayuse, OR (3.3 miles) , Reservation, OR (3.4 miles ), Pilot Rock, OR (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $238,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $176,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.67 N, Longitude: 118.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,876 (+11.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,515 (67.7%)

Area code: 541

Pendleton household income distribution Pendleton home values distribution

Crime rates in Pendleton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 001031110100
per 100,000 0.00.06.00.018.16.16.16.10.05.90.00.0
Rapes 233142518881521515
per 100,000 11.918.118.183.2150.4109.248.849.289.311.888.788.2
Robberies 11811102121121477138
per 100,000 65.348.266.259.5126.4127.373.386.141.741.476.947.0
Assaults 7710405256303017282615
per 100,000 41.642.260.2237.8312.9339.6183.2184.5101.3165.7153.888.2
Burglaries 130195161167151127116947114910261
per 100,000 772.31,175.8968.7992.9908.5770.2708.3578.0422.9881.5603.5358.7
Thefts 577583554795815616477548496646655375
per 100,000 3,427.83,515.43,333.34,726.54,903.73,735.62,912.43,369.62,954.33,821.83,875.32,205.1
Auto thefts 533743677735363530504435
per 100,000 314.9223.1258.7398.3463.3212.2219.8215.2178.7295.8260.3205.8
Arson 454240232314
per 100,000 23.830.124.111.924.10.012.218.411.917.75.923.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 257.6282.3284.4428.7562.0432.3298.0311.4270.3309.7348.1235.6

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

Crime rate in Pendleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Oregon average:

1.65

Pendleton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,246 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Pendleton, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pendleton-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 158% 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 268.5 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 207.4 miles away from Pendleton center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 363.6 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 205.4 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 404.5 miles away from Pendleton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 203.2 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).
Pendleton topographic map

Birthplace of: Gordon H. Smith - Politician, Dave Kingman - Baseball player, Frances Moore Lappé - Activist against world hunger, James Lavadour - Walla Walla painter, George Christensen - Player of football, James Alger Fee - Federal judge, Milan Smith - Federal judge on the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Roy Schuening - Player of football, Connie McCready - Politician, John M. Gearin - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Pendleton:

  • EASTERN OREGON PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (2600 WESTGATE)
  • EASTERN OREGON TRAINING CENTER (2525 WESTGATE)
  • PENDLETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2001 SW NYE AVE)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSP HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (331 SE BYERS AVENUE)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1601 SE COURT AVENUE)
  • AMBER VALLEY CARE CENTER (707 SW 37TH ST)
  • DELAMARTER CARE CENTER (RT 1 BOX 35)
  • WILLOWBROOK TERRACE (707 SW 37TH STREET)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN KIDNEY CENTER (72556 COYOTE RD)
  • ST ANTHONY HOME CARE SERVICES (420 SE 17TH AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Pendleton:

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Amtrak station:

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.

College/University in Pendleton:

  • Blue Mountain Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,778; Location: 2411 NW Carden Ave; Public; Website: www.bluecc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pendleton:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 38 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 42 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 44 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 100 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 105 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Washington State University (about 108 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 113 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high schools in Pendleton:

  • PENDLETON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 950, Location: 1800 NW CARDEN AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • NIXYAAWII COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 67, Location: 73300 JULY GROUNDS LN, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • HAWTHORNE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1308 SW EMIGRANT AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Pendleton:

  • HARRIS JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 3121 SW HAILEY AVE, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pendleton:

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Library in Pendleton:

  • PENDLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $487,870; Location: 502 SW DORION AVE; 47,336 books; 4,752 audio materials; 2,418 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Pendleton: Umatilla County Juvenile Center (A), Pendleton Greyhound Bus Station (B), Pendleton Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), The Pendleton Round - Up Rodeo Grounds (D), American Red Cross Northeast Oregon District Pendleton Office (E), Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon (F), Pendleton Round - Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame (G), Pendleton Convention Center (H), Umatilla County Public Health Division Office (I), Blue Mountain Community College Library (J), Pendleton City Fire and Ambulance Station 1 (K), Pendleton City Fire and Ambulance Station 2 (L), Pendleton City Fire and Ambulance Station 3 Airport (M), Department of Motor Vehicles Pendleton (N), Blue Mountain Community College Bob Clapp Memorial Theatre (O), Heritage Station The Umatilla County Museum (P), Umatilla County Courthouse (Q), Umatilla County Public Works (R), Eastern Oregon Alcoholism Foundation Treatment Facility (S), Pendleton Municipal Court (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Olney Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Pendleton include: Aldrich Park (1), Centennial Park (2), Grecian Heights Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4), McKay School Park (5), Pendair Park (6), River Parkway (7), Sergeant City Park (8), Sherwood Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Heritage Station the Umatilla CY Historical Museum (108 Southwest Frazer Avenue) (1), Pendleton Round-Up Hall of Fame (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1205 Southwest Court Avenue) (2), Blue Mountain Wildlife (Recreation Areas; 71046 Appaloosa Lane) (3), Eastern Oregon Amusement Inc (Arcades & Amusements; 344 Southwest 1st Street) (4), AAA Travel (Tours & Charters; 328 Southeast Emigrant Avenue) (5), AAA Oregon (Tours & Charters; 328 Southeast Emigrant Avenue Suite 1) (6), Columbia Basin Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 601 Southwest Nye Avenue) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Red Lion Hotel Pendleton (304 SE Nye Ave) (1), Knights Inn (105 Se Court Ave) (2), Rugged Country Lodge (1807 Southeast Court Avenue) (3), Baker Charles E Pillars Motel (1816 Southeast Court Avenue) (4), Oxford Suites - Pendleton (2400 SW Court Pl) (5), Relax Inn (205 Southeast Dorion Avenue) (6), Econo Lodge Pendleton (620 Southwest Tutuilla Road) (7), Best Western Pendleton Inn (400 Southeast Nye Avenue) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Oregon State - Citizens Review Board Judicial Dept- Citizen Review Board- Judicial Depart (216 Southeast 4th Street) (1), Oregon State - Courts- Circuit Court (216 Southeast 4th Street) (2), Pendleton City - City Hall- Municipal Court (501 Southwest Emigrant Avenue) (3), Oregon State - Child Welfare- Department Of Human Services- Courts- Circuit C (700 Southeast Emigrant Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate 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 2013 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.22
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
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 Pendleton in 2010:

  • 1,605 people in state prisons
  • 63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 49 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Pendleton in 2000:

  • 1,530 people in state prisons
  • 184 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 87 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Pendleton, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Pendleton (2011 data):

  • Banner Bank: Pendleton Branch at 125 Se Court Ave, branch established on 1973/04/02; Pendleton - Albertson's Supermarket at 1300 Sw Court Ave, branch established on 1999/08/23. 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
  • Community Bank: Pendleton Branch at 157 S Main Street, branch established on 1996/02/01; Southgate Branch at 1220 Southgate, branch established on 1999/04/05. 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.
  • Columbia State Bank: Pendleton Branch at 2101 Sw Court Place, branch established on 1999/01/05. 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.
  • Bank of the West: Pendleton Branch at 416 S.W. 20th St, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Pendleton Branch at 105 S.W. Court, branch established on 1891/02/04. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pendleton In-Store Branch at 201 Southwest 20th St, branch established on 1997/10/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Pendelton Branch at 1701 Sw Court Avenue, branch established on 2001/06/13. 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: Pendleton Branch at 301 South 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pendleton city (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.5%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Pendleton:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pendleton:

32.7%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Pendleton:

79.3%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pendleton, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$23,518$56,4431$2,488
Other Government Administration 5$28,700$68,8809$1,450
Judicial and Legal 3$15,483$61,9323$6,357
Police Protection - Officers 21$131,856$75,3460$0
Police - Other 4$15,256$45,7680$0
Firefighters 20$144,678$86,8078$2,242
Fire - Other 1$3,644$43,7280$0
Streets and Highways 15$74,336$59,4691$542
Airports 2$7,389$44,3340$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,309$39,7080$0
Sewerage 6$25,273$50,5460$0
Parks and Recreation 16$74,194$55,64620$7,297
Water Supply 7$41,532$71,1981$1,101
Local Libraries 1$4,235$50,82012$20,599
Other and Unallocable 4$17,048$51,1447$11,413
Totals for Government 111$610,451$65,99562$53,489

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,944,000 ($233.32)
    Air Transportation: $512,000 ($30.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $455,000 ($26.92)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($23.78)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($15.80)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($2.66)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,106,000 ($124.59)
    Fire Protection: $2,045,000 ($120.98)
    General - Other: $1,687,000 ($99.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,057,000 ($62.53)
    Water Utilities: $936,000 ($55.37)
    Regular Highways: $925,000 ($54.72)
    Air Transportation: $664,000 ($39.28)
    Sewerage: $645,000 ($38.16)
    Central Staff Services: $545,000 ($32.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $439,000 ($25.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $401,000 ($23.72)
    Financial Administration: $389,000 ($23.01)
    Libraries: $348,000 ($20.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $217,000 ($12.84)
    Private Transit Subsidies: $106,000 ($6.27)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($5.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.59)
    Corrections - Other: $4,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $383,000 ($22.66)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $60,000 ($3.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($13.25)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($9.94)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($8.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($2.84)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($2.54)
    General Public Building: $40,000 ($2.37)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($1.12)
    Central Staff: $14,000 ($0.83)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.53)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,347,000 ($375.47)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $451,000 ($26.68)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,317,000 ($77.91)
    All Other: $938,000 ($55.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $315,000 ($18.63)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($1.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $541,000 ($32.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $467,000 ($27.63)
    Transit Utilities: $57,000 ($3.37)
    Highways: $42,000 ($2.48)
    General Support: $8,000 ($0.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $956,000 ($56.55)
    Special Assessments: $517,000 ($30.58)
    Interest Earnings: $488,000 ($28.87)
    Rents: $77,000 ($4.56)
    Property Sale Other: $44,000 ($2.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,582,000 ($152.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $857,000 ($50.70)
    All Other: $265,000 ($15.68)
    General Support: $210,000 ($12.42)
    Transit Utilities: $75,000 ($4.44)
  • Tax - Property: $4,100,000 ($242.55)
    Public Utilities: $1,254,000 ($74.18)
    NEC: $506,000 ($29.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $488,000 ($28.87)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $294,000 ($17.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,380,000 ($377.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,905,000 ($349.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $475,000 ($28.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,150,000 ($541.29)

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 Pendleton:

  • 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)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KLWJ (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; UMATILLA, OR; Owner: UMATILLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pendleton:

  • K201DH (88.1 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • K232CB (94.3 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBM (90.9 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • 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.)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pendleton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 329m1,079ftTotal length
  • $9,855,000Total costs
  • 223,250Total average daily traffic
  • 31,680Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 181960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pendleton, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pendleton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pendleton, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 152 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pendleton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 80 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pendleton)

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

HERITAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-28-2010 to JAN-03-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-09-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-09-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-13-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
GREEN MEADOWS WTR CORPORATION (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MCKAY ACRES IMPROVEMENT DIST (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-04-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HALLS TRAILER COURT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS JUBILEE LAKE CG (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PENDLETON COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 91
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pendleton, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pendleton, Oregon:

  • Motel 6 #349, 325 Se Nye Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 , Phone: (541) 276-3160
  • Oxford Suites - Pendleton, 2400 SW Court Pl, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 , Phone: (877) 545-7848, Fax: (541) 278-8556
  • Hampton Inn, 101 SW Nye, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 , Phone: (541) 276-3500, Fax: (541) 276-3510
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 201 SW Court Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 , Phone: (541) 276-1400, Fax: (541) 276-4800
  • Knights Inn, 105 SE Court Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 , Phone: (541) 276-3231
  • Rodeway Inn & Suites, 205 SE Dorion Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 , Phone: (541) 276-3293
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pendleton, Oregon

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Pendleton, OR
NameCountNameCount
Albertsons1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Best Western1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike2
Circle K2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Safeway1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Starbucks2
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Travelodge1
Jack In The Box1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Knights Inn1UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Vons1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1

Pendleton compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Pendleton on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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