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Umatilla County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2016: 76,456 (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).

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

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.3%), Public administration (21.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Umatilla County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (26.4%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Oregon median age:  39.2 years
Males: 39,719  (52.0%)
Females: 36,737  (48.0%)

Umatilla County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Umatilla County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,171 ($36,249 in 1999)

This county:

$50,171
Oregon:

$57,532

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $569 (lower quartile is $452, upper quartile is $727)
This county:

$569
State:

$898


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $146,800 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Umatilla:

$146,800
Oregon:

$287,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,700 - $233,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,080
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

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 2016: $1,835 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,608 (1.1%)

Umatilla County household income distribution in 2009 Umatilla County home values distribution Umatilla County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
Umatilla County:

17.1%
Oregon:

13.3%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 23.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.4 years old
(Males: 34.2 years old, Females: 36.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 40.5 years old, American Indian residents: 30.6 years old, Asian residents: 37.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.9 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

2012 air pollution in Umatilla County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.2 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 September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,743
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,036 (24.4% naturalized citizens)

Umatilla County:

10.5%
Whole state:

9.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 900
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,473
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,160
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,879
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,045
  • Before 1970: 420
Note: State values scaled to Umatilla County population

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: 19,558
  • One, attached: 433
  • Two: 673
  • 3 or 4: 2,194
  • 5 to 9: 511
  • 10 to 19: 513
  • 20 to 49: 725
  • 50 or more: 359
  • Mobile homes: 4,736
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 188

Housing units in Umatilla County with a mortgage: 9,313 (137 second mortgage, 354 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,852

Here:

56.3% with mortgage
State:

66.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Umatilla County

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 below Oregon state average. It is 159% 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, Depth: 32.2 mi, 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 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 405.1 miles away from Umatilla County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 203.8 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (81%)
  • Other Central America (11%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Cambodia (1%)

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

  • German (11%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Umatilla County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25,797 (81.6%)
  • Carpooled: 3,225 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 253 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 115 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,234 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 985 (3.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $47,154.

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Oregon average:

7.22%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.42% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($12,240 average AGI)
3.79% relocated from other states ($18,440 average AGI)
Umatilla County:

3.79%
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 Walla Walla County, WA  0.57% ($28,368 average AGI)
from Morrow County, OR  0.51% ($26,116)
from Benton County, WA  0.32% ($19,877)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.26% ($30,692)
from Union County, OR  0.25% ($36,047)
from Adams County, WA  0.22% ($13,161)
from Washington County, OR  0.16% ($35,846)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Oregon average:

6.82%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.08% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($10,618 average AGI)
3.70% relocated to other states ($21,822 average AGI)
Umatilla County:

3.70%
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 Walla Walla County, WA  0.68% ($29,609 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.42% ($42,115)
to Morrow County, OR  0.40% ($31,848)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.24% ($29,780)
to Washington County, OR  0.18% ($29,844)
to Union County, OR  0.17% ($26,167)
to Franklin County, WA  0.14% ($34,676)

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 2014: 8.4

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 live births in Umatilla County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Umatilla County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 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 Umatilla County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (622)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (600)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (525)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (449)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (348)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (319)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (295)
  • Unspecified dementia (200)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (194)
  • Congestive heart failure (186)

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: 76,456
  • In family households: 60,739 (9,545 male householders, 8,129 female householders)
    12,659 spouses, 23,999 children (21,631 natural, 1,342 adopted, 1,026 stepchildren), 990 grandchildren, 1,063 brothers or sisters, 1,125 parents, 1,123 other relatives, 2,106 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,927 (4,151 male householders (2,792 living alone)), 4,075 female householders (3,545 living alone)), 2,701 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,790

Size of family households: 6,811 2-persons, 4,276 3-persons, 3,454 4-persons, 1,159 5-persons, 790 6-persons, 1,184 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,337 1-person, 1,311 2-persons, 480 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 67 5-persons.

12,455 married couples with children.
5,231 single-parent households (588 men, 4,643 women).

77.7% of residents of Umatilla speak English at home.
21.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 451
  • 2010 to 2013: 395
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,942
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,928
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,011
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,089
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,037
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,792
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,371
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,874
Note: State values scaled to Umatilla population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Umatilla County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 333
  • 3 rooms: 643
  • 4 rooms: 1,924
  • 5 rooms: 3,738
  • 6 rooms: 3,036
  • 7 rooms: 2,932
  • 8 rooms: 1,929
  • 9+ rooms: 2,630
  • 1 room: 442
  • 2 rooms: 775
  • 3 rooms: 730
  • 4 rooms: 2,828
  • 5 rooms: 1,649
  • 6 rooms: 1,431
  • 7 rooms: 650
  • 8 rooms: 41
  • 9+ rooms: 189
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Umatilla County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 546
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,362
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,910
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,691
  • 5+ bedrooms: 656
  • no bedroom: 442
  • 1 bedroom: 1,385
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,204
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,075
  • 4 bedrooms: 542
  • 5+ bedrooms: 87
Cars and other vehicles available in Umatilla County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Umatilla County population
  • no vehicle: 476
  • 1 vehicle: 3,058
  • 2 vehicles: 6,994
  • 3 vehicles: 3,972
  • 4 vehicles: 1,992
  • 5+ vehicles: 673
  • no vehicle: 1,314
  • 1 vehicle: 3,914
  • 2 vehicles: 2,576
  • 3 vehicles: 632
  • 4 vehicles: 226
  • 5+ vehicles: 73

82% 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, 58% lived in Oregon.

Umatilla County:

82.3%
State average:

81.6%

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

  • This state: 36,921
  • Other state: 30,558
  • Northeast: 1,076
  • Midwest: 3,085
  • South: 2,318
  • West: 24,079

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Umatilla County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (50.0%)
  • Utility gas (33.8%)
  • Wood (9.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Electricity (74.8%)
  • Utility gas (16.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 809
Here:

8.8%
Oregon:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 133
Here:

3.2%
Oregon:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 173
Here:

6.9%
Oregon:

14.8%

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)

Umatilla County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,495,000
    Regular Highways: $1,353,000
    General - Other: $148,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $11,528,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,349,000
    Regular Highways: $5,018,000
    General - Other: $3,577,000
    Police Protection: $2,881,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,769,000
    Financial Administration: $2,256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,341,000
    Corrections - Other: $825,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $661,000
    General Public Buildings: $539,000
    Parks and Recreation: $173,000
    Libraries: $158,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Transit Utilities: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $796,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,527,000
    General - Other: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Corrections - Other: $120,000
    Central Staff Services: $86,000
    Health - Other: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,842,000

Umatilla County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,490,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $629,000
    Highways: $116,000
    Health and Hospitals: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,675,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,224,000
    Rents: $669,000
    Special Assessments: $594,000
    Interest Earnings: $561,000
    Sale of Property: $221,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,002,000
    All Other: $8,648,000
    Highways: $4,257,000
    General Local Government Support: $883,000
    Education: $390,000
    Transit Utilities: $62,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,451,000
    Other License: $123,000

Umatilla County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,115,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,970,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,785,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $640,000

Umatilla County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,090,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,530,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,000

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
Umatilla County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Umatilla County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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+)"