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Harney County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2017: 7,405 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 7,609 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,210
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 992
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,203
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,003 (it was 833 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

38%

Land area: 10134 sq. mi.

Water area: 92.2 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Harney County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (62.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 58%
  • Unpaid family work: 8%
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  • Races in Harney County, OR (2017)
    • 6,35283.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3815.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2463.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2333.1%Two or more races
    • 620.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 610.8%Some other race alone
    • 330.4%Asian alone
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years
Males: 3,742  (50.5%)
Females: 3,663  (49.5%)
Average household size:
Harney County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,385 ($30,957 in 1999)
This county:

$42,385
Oregon:

$60,212

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $505 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$505
State:

$935


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,432 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Harney:

$134,432
Oregon:

$319,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,038 - $258,311
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,001
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $392

Institutionalized population: 97

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 4
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $252,000
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $337,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $325,800
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $225,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Harney, OR residents
Average permit cost in Harney, OR
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,597 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,326 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Harney, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harney, OR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Harney, OR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
Harney County:

15.6%
Oregon:

13.2%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.4% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 40.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.3 years old
(Males: 45.5 years old, Females: 47.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 24.9 years old, American Indian residents: 36.8 years old, Asian residents: 55.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.1 years old, Other race residents: 50.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harney County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $540 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $746 a month.

Cities in this county include: Burns, Hines, Drewsey, Diamond, Crane.

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

2018 air pollution in Harney County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Orleans County, Vermont , Niobrara County, Wyoming , Gratiot County, Michigan , Kewaunee County, Wisconsin , La Crosse County, Wisconsin , Jones County, South Dakota , Washtenaw County, Michigan , Thurston County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Oregon:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Harney, OR
County total employment by year in Harney, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Harney, OR

Current college students: 72
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 203 (44.9% naturalized citizens)

Harney County:

2.7%
Whole state:

9.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 752010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 611980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 97.6%

Harney County marital status for males Harney County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,626
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 127
  • 3 or 4: 93
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 884
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Harney County with a mortgage: 1,040 (14 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,195

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harney County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other6973
Catholic6893
Evangelical Protestant4809
Mainline Protestant2024
None5,354-
Harney County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Harney County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Harney County:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

8.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harney County:

9.5%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Harney County:

23.9%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Harney County:

Average size of farms: 3006 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $67,846
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $66.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $61,108
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,141
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.07%

Earthquake activity:

Harney County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 404% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from Harney County center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 265.0 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 430.9 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 384.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 314.4 miles away from Harney County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 423.8 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Egley Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 08, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 2712, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Drought, Incident Period: April 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3039: April 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3039, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Oregon Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-184: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Harney County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harney

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,208 (73.6%)
  • Carpooled: 232 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 221 (7.4%)
  • Worked at home: 307 (10.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Middle Africa (16%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • India (15%)
  • Brazil (8%)
  • Spain (7%)
  • Other Southern Africa (6%)
  • Ethiopia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harney County


  • American (27%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Harney County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Harney County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 50 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,771.

7.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.91% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($25,495 average AGI)
2.82% relocated from other states ($12,026 average AGI)
Harney County:

2.82%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Deschutes County, OR  0.81% ($32,050 average AGI)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.89% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($21,359 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($17,667 average AGI)
Harney County:

2.37%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Harney County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Harney County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Harney County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harney County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Harney County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harney County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harney County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harney County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Harney County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,494 (1,265 aged, 229 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 229 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Harney County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (100)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (77)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (67)
  • Unspecified dementia (47)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (46)
  • Congestive heart failure (41)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (33)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (24)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (24)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,951
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 280
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,052

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,044
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,073

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 116

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,405
  • In family households: 5,911 (996 male householders, 1,073 female householders)
    1,719 spouses, 1,727 children (1,615 natural, 92 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 72 other relatives, 138 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,316 (624 male householders (376 living alone)), 448 female householders (387 living alone)), 242 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 176

Size of family households: 1,211 2-persons, 303 3-persons, 277 4-persons, 238 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 764 1-person, 291 2-persons, 17 5-persons.

1,094 married couples with children.
318 single-parent households (54 men, 264 women).

93.9% of residents of Harney speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $56,369,000 ($7,904 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $861,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,574,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,893,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $950,000
Federal grants: $9,030,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,794,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,128,000 ($21,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,125,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,323,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,582,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 390
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 374
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -726
Here -105 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Harney County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Harney County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Harney County, Oregon
  • 1792014 or later
  • 352010 to 2013
  • 3332000 to 2009
  • 4651990 to 1999
  • 2941980 to 1989
  • 6181970 to 1979
  • 3981960 to 1969
  • 5331950 to 1959
  • 1421940 to 1949
  • 9711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harney County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harney County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harney County, Oregon
  • 171 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 2254 rooms
  • 6165 rooms
  • 5886 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 2488 rooms
  • 2009+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harney County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harney County, Oregon
  • 121 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 593 rooms
  • 3014 rooms
  • 2155 rooms
  • 1336 rooms
  • 537 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harney County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harney County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harney County, Oregon
  • 16no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 3972 bedrooms
  • 1,3143 bedrooms
  • 4014 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harney County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harney County, Oregon
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1361 bedroom
  • 3642 bedrooms
  • 2453 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Harney County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harney County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harney County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 51no vehicle
  • 4361 vehicle
  • 6892 vehicles
  • 7303 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 2265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harney County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harney County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 57no vehicle
  • 3611 vehicle
  • 2072 vehicles
  • 1713 vehicles
  • 1244 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

83.5% of Harney County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Oregon.

Harney County:

83.5%
State average:

83.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,364
  • Other state: 2,787
  • Northeast: 93
  • Midwest: 666
  • South: 253
  • West: 1,773
Year householders moved into unit in Harney County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harney County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 36.0%Electricity
  • 34.6%Wood
  • 18.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.7%Electricity
  • 25.1%Wood
  • 19.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 141
Here:

22.2%
Oregon:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

15.1%
Oregon:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

0.4%
Oregon:

16.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Harney County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,276,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,523,000
    Health - Other: $2,409,000
    General - Other: $1,829,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $866,000
    Financial Administration: $805,000
    Police Protection: $555,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $541,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $319,000
    Libraries: $297,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $161,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,739,000
    Education: $434,000
    Public Welfare: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $467,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,065,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,476,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,452,000
    Health and Hospitals: $804,000
    Public Welfare: $599,000
    Other: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,515,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,497,000

Harney County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,276,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,523,000
    Health - Other: $2,409,000
    General - Other: $1,829,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $866,000
    Financial Administration: $805,000
    Police Protection: $555,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $541,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $319,000
    Libraries: $297,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $161,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,739,000
    Education: $434,000
    Public Welfare: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $467,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,065,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,476,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,452,000
    Health and Hospitals: $804,000
    Public Welfare: $599,000
    Other: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,515,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,497,000

Harney County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,276,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,523,000
    Health - Other: $2,409,000
    General - Other: $1,829,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $866,000
    Financial Administration: $805,000
    Police Protection: $555,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $541,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $319,000
    Libraries: $297,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $161,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,739,000
    Education: $434,000
    Public Welfare: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $467,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,065,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,476,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,452,000
    Health and Hospitals: $804,000
    Public Welfare: $599,000
    Other: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,515,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,497,000

Harney County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,276,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,523,000
    Health - Other: $2,409,000
    General - Other: $1,829,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $866,000
    Financial Administration: $805,000
    Police Protection: $555,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $541,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $319,000
    Libraries: $297,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $161,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,739,000
    Education: $434,000
    Public Welfare: $189,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $467,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,065,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,476,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,452,000
    Health and Hospitals: $804,000
    Public Welfare: $599,000
    Other: $210,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,515,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,497,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 168
  • Number of aged recipients: 18
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 150
  • Number of recipients under 18: 16
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 117
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 35
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 81
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 80
Most common first names in Harney County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6376.5 years
James5273.5 years
William4976.3 years
Charles4171.8 years
Robert2967.9 years
Mary2775.1 years
George2376.7 years
Roy1878.0 years
Henry1879.3 years
Richard1872.5 years
Most common last names in Harney County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2575.5 years
Davis2075.6 years
Miller1981.3 years
Johnson1671.2 years
Jones1676.7 years
Williams1581.1 years
Walker1277.5 years
Armstrong1168.3 years
Baker1180.0 years
Culp1181.0 years
Businesses in Harney County, OR
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Nike1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Vons1
McDonald's1