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Harney County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2014: 7,126 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harney County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (74.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 11%
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Races in Harney County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years
Males: 3,627  (50.9%)
Females: 3,499  (49.1%)
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Harney County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harney County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,129 ($30,957 in 1999)

This county:

$38129
Oregon:

$50251

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $394 (lower quartile is $317, upper quartile is $537)
This county:

$394
State:

$769


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $108,384 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Harney:

$108,384
Oregon:

$229,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,499 - $195,121
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $941
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $307

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,377 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,068 (1.3%)

Harney County household income distribution in 2009 Harney County home values distribution Harney County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.6%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 50.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
Harney County:

19.1%
Oregon:

16.7%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.7% for American Indian residents, 51.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 50 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 55 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 62 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

2012 air pollution in Harney County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near 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:

6.0%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 72
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 156 (44% naturalized citizens)

Harney County:

2.1%
Whole state:

8.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1985 to 1989: 30
  • 1980 to 1984: 31
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 67

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: 2,262
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 88
  • 3 or 4: 111
  • 5 to 9: 80
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 885
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Housing units in Harney County with a mortgage: 790 (69 second mortgage, 41 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 466

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harney County

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:

  • OregonEgley Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 9, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2712, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • OregonHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3228): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OregonSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1510): February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OregonDrought, Incident Period: April 29, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3039): April 29, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3039, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • OregonHeavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-184): December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Harney County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (30%)
  • Canada (14%)
  • Spain (12%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • India (6%)
  • Honduras (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harney County (%):

  • German (21%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Harney County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,306 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 427 (13%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (1%)
  • Walked: 306 (9%)
  • Other means: 25 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 293 (9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $34,988.

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Oregon average:

7.22%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.17% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($12,333 average AGI)
2.96% relocated from other states ($16,824 average AGI)
Harney County:

2.96%
Oregon average:

3.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Deschutes County, OR  0.76% ($20,684 average AGI)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Oregon average:

6.82%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.82% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($17,279 average AGI)
3.02% relocated to other states ($12,901 average AGI)
Harney County:

3.02%
Oregon average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Deschutes County, OR  1.15% ($27,448 average AGI)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 10950.64
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 280.430
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29052.16

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1043.780
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1072.770

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41.68
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 115.980

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,295
  • In family households: 5,958 (1,532 male householders, 537 female householders)
    1,668 spouses, 1,837 children (1,688 natural, 42 adopted, 107 stepchildren), 84 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 53 other relatives, 153 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,337 (642 male householders (534 living alone)), 494 female householders (428 living alone)), 201 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 127 (97 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,162 2-persons, 375 3-persons, 292 4-persons, 156 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 962 1-person, 157 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 2 6-persons.

1,427 married couples with children.
355 single-parent households (130 men, 225 women).

94.0% of residents of Harney County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $56,369,000 ($7904 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:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 29
  • 2000 to 2004: 328
  • 1990 to 1999: 602
  • 1980 to 1989: 365
  • 1970 to 1979: 730
  • 1960 to 1969: 331
  • 1950 to 1959: 499
  • 1940 to 1949: 213
  • 1939 or earlier: 708
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harney County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 84
  • 3 rooms: 96
  • 4 rooms: 320
  • 5 rooms: 526
  • 6 rooms: 503
  • 7 rooms: 326
  • 8 rooms: 149
  • 9+ rooms: 191
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 122
  • 4 rooms: 162
  • 5 rooms: 193
  • 6 rooms: 157
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9+ rooms: 24
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harney County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 140
  • 2 bedrooms: 507
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,236
  • 4 bedrooms: 244
  • 5+ bedrooms: 58
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 163
  • 2 bedrooms: 270
  • 3 bedrooms: 277
  • 4 bedrooms: 83
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Harney County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 61
  • 1 vehicle: 557
  • 2 vehicles: 933
  • 3 vehicles: 489
  • 4 vehicles: 108
  • 5+ vehicles: 55
  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 363
  • 2 vehicles: 266
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 46
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

46% of Harney County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Oregon.

Harney County:

46.4%
State average:

48.0%

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

  • This state: 4145
  • Northeast: 73
  • Midwest: 708
  • South: 274
  • West: 2223

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harney County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37.9%)
  • Electricity (30.5%)
  • Wood (26.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Electricity (52.0%)
  • Wood (26.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

2.3%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

7.2%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Oregon:

16.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Harney County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $50,000
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,729,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,631,000
    Corrections - Other: $691,000
    General - Other: $651,000
    Financial Administration: $570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $518,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    Central Staff Services: $237,000
    Welfare - Other: $184,000
    Libraries: $159,000
    General Public Buildings: $91,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $953,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $183,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,813,000

Harney County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $718,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $644,000
    Interest Earnings: $511,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,964,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,529,000
    Education: $844,000
    Public Welfare: $302,000
    All Other: $169,000
    General Support: $100,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,439,000
    NEC: $11,000

Harney County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,166,000

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
Harney County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Harney County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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