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Umatilla County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2019: 77,950 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 70,548 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,065
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,851
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,343
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,988 (it was 8,852 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

38%

Land area: 3215 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Umatilla County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.0%), Public administration (15.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Umatilla County, OR (2019)
    • 50,04570.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 21,51130.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,0052.8%Two or more races
    • 1,9472.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 9911.4%Asian alone
    • 7241.0%Some other race alone
    • 3910.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 3360.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years
Males: 40,653  (52.2%)
Females: 37,297  (47.8%)
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Average household size:
Umatilla County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,425 ($36,249 in 1999)
This county:

$60,425
Oregon:

$67,058

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $720 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $904)
This county:

$720
State:

$1063


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $199,600 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Umatilla:

$199,600
Oregon:

$354,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,800 - $283,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,257
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $491

Institutionalized population: 3,656

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 147
  • Thefts: 210
  • Auto thefts: 80

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 112
  • Thefts: 146
  • Auto thefts: 43
Umatilla County, OR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 127 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1998: 127 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1999: 154 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2000: 108 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2001: 134 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2002: 189 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2003: 166 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2004: 132 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2005: 141 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2006: 131 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2007: 103 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2013: 55 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2014: 93 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2015: 82 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2016: 87 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2017: 113 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2018: 164 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2019: 119 buildings, average cost: $250,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Umatilla, OR residents
Average permit cost in Umatilla, OR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,450 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,581 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Umatilla, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Umatilla, OR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Umatilla, OR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.5%
Umatilla County:

14.5%
Oregon:

11.4%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.6% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.6% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.5 years old
(Males: 34.2 years old, Females: 38.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 31.7 years old, American Indian residents: 47.6 years old, Asian residents: 40.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.1 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Umatilla County is $438 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $560 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $786 a month.

Cities in this county include: Northwest Umatilla, Pendleton, Hermiston, Northeast Umatilla, Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, Reservation, Stanfield, Pilot Rock, Athena.

Umatilla 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 Umatilla County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Umatilla County: Kneeland Place (A), Lostine Station (B), Zumwalt School (C), Hidden Recreation Site (D), Evergreen Recreation Site (E), Ollokot Recreation Site (F), Kirkland Campground (G), Sacajawea Recreation Site (H), King Forest Camp (I), Bone Spring Campground (J), Joseph Canyon Viewpoint (K), Thomason Meadow Guard Station (L), Big Minam Guard Station (M), Jaussaud Corral (N), Irondyke Recreation Site (O), Mount Howard Gondola Lift (P), Imnaha Grange (Q), Hurricane Grange (R), Hurricane Creek Recreation Site (S), Hunting Camp Cow Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lost Prairie Cemetery (1), Lostine Cemetery (2), Bramlet Memorial Cemetery (3), Park Cemetery (4), Nicoson Cemetery (5), Bartlett Cemetery (6), Old Chief Joseph Gravesite (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Francis Lake (A), Frazier Lake (B), Frog Pond (C), Green Lake (D), Hazel Lake (E), Hobo Lake (F), Horseshoe Lake (G), Ice Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wing Creek (A), Winston Creek (B), Wise Creek (C), Yreka Creek (D), Shell Creek (E), Hidden Branch (F), Magpie Creek (G), West Fork Somer Creek (H), Hangover Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Umatilla County include: Minam State Park (1), Grande Ronde Scenic Area (2), Wayside Springs Forest Camp (3), Wallowa Lake Highway Forest State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fallon County, Montana , Grant County, North Dakota , Florence County, Wisconsin , Lewis County, Idaho , Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota , Menominee County, Wisconsin , Slope County, North Dakota , Mackinac County, Michigan , Wilkin County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Oregon:

5.5%

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

Current college students: 2,743
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,194 (44.0% naturalized citizens)

Umatilla County:

9.2%
Whole state:

9.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0982010 or later
  • 2,3632000 to 2009
  • 1,8711990 to 1999
  • 1,8791980 to 1989
  • 1,0451970 to 1979
  • 420Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.7%

Umatilla County marital status for males Umatilla County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,722
  • One, attached: 783
  • Two: 967
  • 3 or 4: 1,896
  • 5 to 9: 846
  • 10 to 19: 935
  • 20 to 49: 1,580
  • 50 or more: 422
  • Mobile homes: 5,626
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 132

Housing units in Umatilla County with a mortgage: 10,437 (141 second mortgage, 870 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,081

Here:

58.8% with mortgage
State:

66.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Umatilla County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,4026
Evangelical Protestant9,81675
Other5,10717
Mainline Protestant3,57524
None45,989-
Umatilla 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: 16
Umatilla County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This 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.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Umatilla County:

7.8%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Umatilla County:

32.4%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Umatilla County:

Average size of farms: 808 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $124,803
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $395.81
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $107,351
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $82,533
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.67%
Corn for grain: 1712 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 264260 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24,768 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4,168 acres

Tornado activity:

Umatilla County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 160006832.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Umatilla County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 1300% 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 Umatilla County 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 207.9 miles away from the county center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 361.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 205.8 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from Umatilla County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 405.1 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 5, 2020 - February 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4499-OR: March 28, 2020, FEMA Id: 4499, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: April 6, 2019 - April 21, 2019, FEMA Id: 4452, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 Bridge Creek Fire, Incident Period: August 15, 2001 to August 19, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 2375, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 1996 to January 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1160: January 23, 1997, FEMA Id: 1160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Umatilla County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Umatilla

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,820 (81.7%)
  • Carpooled: 3,202 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 177 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 141 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 174 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 752 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 973 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (79%)
  • Other Central America (3%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Umatilla County


  • German (8%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 2,227 people in state prisons
  • 243 people in nursing homes
  • 184 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 145 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 109 people in other group homes
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 58 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 30 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 3,348 people in state prisons
  • 225 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 159 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 49 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 13 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,024.

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.17% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($15,474 average AGI)
3.36% relocated from other states ($23,772 average AGI)
Umatilla County:

3.36%
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 Walla Walla County, WA  0.53% ($34,978 average AGI)
from Morrow County, OR  0.45% ($40,698)
from Benton County, WA  0.28% ($36,342)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.22% ($28,018)
from Union County, OR  0.20% ($32,647)
from Marion County, OR  0.17% ($46,818)
from Lane County, OR  0.14% ($31,486)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.24% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($15,286 average AGI)
3.79% relocated to other states ($27,225 average AGI)
Umatilla County:

3.79%
Oregon average:

3.05%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Walla Walla County, WA  0.62% ($35,663 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.54% ($48,820)
to Morrow County, OR  0.42% ($40,266)
to Union County, OR  0.22% ($29,875)
to Franklin County, WA  0.22% ($72,625)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.17% ($31,600)
to Yakima County, WA  0.17% ($34,093)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Umatilla County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Umatilla County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Umatilla County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,737 (9,017 aged, 1,720 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,183 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Umatilla County, Oregon in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (789)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (760)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (628)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (586)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (470)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (417)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (280)
  • Unspecified dementia (261)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (222)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (150)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,083
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 95
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,843

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,424
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 839
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 51.7. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 141.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 97.4
  • Other - 43.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 77,950
  • Male householders: 14,713 (3,069 living alone), Female householders: 12,825 (3,366 living alone)
  • 13,998 spouses (13,908 opposite-sex spouses), 2,130 unmarried partners, (2,102 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 20,749 children (19,271 natural, 0 adopted, 1,478 stepchildren), 2,055 grandchildren, 467 brothers or sisters, 302 parents, 59 foster children, 949 other relatives, 4,850 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4,853

Size of family households: 8,249 2-persons, 3,087 3-persons, 4,411 4-persons, 710 5-persons, 726 6-persons, 408 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,435 1-person, 2,594 2-persons, 411 3-persons, 79 4-persons, 428 7-or-more-persons.

11,330 married couples with children.
6,157 single-parent households (2,435 men, 3,722 women).

77.0% of residents of Umatilla speak English at home.
21.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $542,816,000 ($7,392 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $148,130,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $163,476,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $71,545,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $34,078,000
Federal grants: $97,918,000
Federal procurement contracts: $134,893,000 ($124,812,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $40,905,000 ($16,806,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,855,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $53,351,000
Federal Government insurance: $107,926,000

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

Births: 5,655
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,328
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,112
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -22
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Umatilla County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 25.48 millions of gallons per day (41% from ground, 59% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • 1,1642014 or later
  • 4612010 to 2013
  • 3,0412000 to 2009
  • 4,8831990 to 1999
  • 3,4121980 to 1989
  • 6,1571970 to 1979
  • 2,5831960 to 1969
  • 3,2581950 to 1959
  • 1,9701940 to 1949
  • 3,9801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • 1241 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,4893 rooms
  • 2,8084 rooms
  • 2,8175 rooms
  • 3,4666 rooms
  • 1,9397 rooms
  • 1,7058 rooms
  • 3,1709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • 5661 room
  • 1,3342 rooms
  • 2,2143 rooms
  • 1,9164 rooms
  • 2,4645 rooms
  • 7496 rooms
  • 4587 rooms
  • 1528 rooms
  • 1679+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • 196no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 4,3502 bedrooms
  • 8,4463 bedrooms
  • 3,4064 bedrooms
  • 1,0045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
  • 566no bedroom
  • 2,4291 bedroom
  • 3,9132 bedrooms
  • 2,8663 bedrooms
  • 1934 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Umatilla County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Umatilla County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Umatilla County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 488no vehicle
  • 2,2801 vehicle
  • 7,8532 vehicles
  • 4,5393 vehicles
  • 1,6404 vehicles
  • 7185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Umatilla County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Umatilla County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,498no vehicle
  • 4,0571 vehicle
  • 2,7862 vehicles
  • 1,3763 vehicles
  • 2434 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles

83.1% of Umatilla County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Oregon.

Umatilla County:

83.1%
State average:

82.9%

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

  • This state: 29,315
  • Other state: 40,720
  • Northeast: 2,110
  • Midwest: 4,156
  • South: 4,217
  • West: 30,237
Year householders moved into unit in Umatilla County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Umatilla County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 436
Here:

4.3%
Oregon:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 179
Here:

4.1%
Oregon:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 470
Here:

14.0%
Oregon:

17.2%

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

Umatilla County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $65,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,789,000
    Health - Other: $7,137,000
    Police Protection: $6,479,000
    Regular Highways: $5,613,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,005,000
    General - Other: $3,173,000
    Financial Administration: $2,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,375,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,695,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,053,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $406,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000
    Libraries: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $412,000
    Other: $203,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,125,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $37,155,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,970,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,725,000
    Interest Earnings: $455,000
    Sale of Property: $209,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,141,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,138,000
    Other: $5,188,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,878,000
    Public Welfare: $585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $352,000
    Transit Utilities: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,908,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,848,000

Umatilla County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $65,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,789,000
    Health - Other: $7,137,000
    Police Protection: $6,479,000
    Regular Highways: $5,613,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,005,000
    General - Other: $3,173,000
    Financial Administration: $2,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,375,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,695,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,053,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $406,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000
    Libraries: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $412,000
    Other: $203,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,125,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $37,155,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,970,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,725,000
    Interest Earnings: $455,000
    Sale of Property: $209,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,141,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,138,000
    Other: $5,188,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,878,000
    Public Welfare: $585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $352,000
    Transit Utilities: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,908,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,848,000

Umatilla County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $65,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,789,000
    Health - Other: $7,137,000
    Police Protection: $6,479,000
    Regular Highways: $5,613,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,005,000
    General - Other: $3,173,000
    Financial Administration: $2,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,375,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,695,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,053,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $406,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000
    Libraries: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $412,000
    Other: $203,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,125,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $37,155,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,970,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,725,000
    Interest Earnings: $455,000
    Sale of Property: $209,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,141,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,138,000
    Other: $5,188,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,878,000
    Public Welfare: $585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $352,000
    Transit Utilities: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,908,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,848,000

Umatilla County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $65,000
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,789,000
    Health - Other: $7,137,000
    Police Protection: $6,479,000
    Regular Highways: $5,613,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,005,000
    General - Other: $3,173,000
    Financial Administration: $2,680,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,375,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,695,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,053,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $406,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Transit Utilities: $270,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000
    Libraries: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $412,000
    Other: $203,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,125,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $37,155,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,970,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,785,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,812,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,725,000
    Interest Earnings: $455,000
    Sale of Property: $209,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,141,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,424,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,138,000
    Other: $5,188,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,878,000
    Public Welfare: $585,000
    Housing and Community Development: $352,000
    Transit Utilities: $235,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,908,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,848,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,323
  • Number of aged recipients: 143
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,180
  • Number of recipients under 18: 213
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 829
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 281
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 506
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 586
Most common first names in Umatilla County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41076.1 years
William38576.1 years
James32573.2 years
Robert28272.7 years
Mary27078.5 years
Charles22475.2 years
George20975.3 years
Helen15479.9 years
Harold15074.4 years
Richard14468.7 years
Most common last names in Umatilla County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18775.0 years
Johnson15776.3 years
Brown13477.7 years
Jones10473.3 years
Miller9877.5 years
Wilson9476.2 years
Thompson8875.2 years
Williams8673.5 years
Clark7572.5 years
Davis7273.9 years
Businesses in Umatilla County, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Maurices2
Ace Hardware2McDonald's5
Albertsons1Motel 62
AutoZone1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike4
Best Western2OfficeMax1
Burger King2Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Circle K5Quiznos2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen3Rodeway Inn1
Dennys2Rue211
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1Safeway2
FedEx11Sears2
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC3Starbucks4
GameStop1Subaru1
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jack In The Box2U-Haul5
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular3
KFC2UPS12
Knights Inn1Vans1
La-Z-Boy3Verizon Wireless2
Lane Furniture3Vons3
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets8Wendy's1

Umatilla County on our top lists:

  • #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+)"