Statewide Claims to Fame

Hermiston is 1st in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Hermiston is 4th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Hermiston is 9th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Current population (2012) 17,111 31st 3,899,353 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.8 30th 95,988.0 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,144.9 73rd 39.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Residents younger than 5 10.3% 1st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.7% 4th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.0% 69th 14.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.6% 89th 88.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.5% 78th 29.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Race - White 74.2% 82nd 88.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.8% 41st 2.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 31st 1.8% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.5% 50th 4.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 50th 0.4% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 80th 3.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 34.9% 9th 12.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 60.5% 87th 77.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Female residents 50.6% 73rd 50.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.6% 21st 9.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Housing units 6,373 39th 1,684,193 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 27.8% 34th 23.3% 25.9%
Households 5,955 39th 1,509,554 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.6% 55th 63.1% 66.1%
Home median value $130,400 91st $252,600 $186,200
People per household 2.7 22nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Income per capita $19,230 79th $26,561 $27,915
Income per household $44,023 56th $49,850 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.1% 37th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Hermiston Rank Oregon US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,093 46th 348,154 27,092,908
Retail sales $294,739 30th $50,370,919 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,653 23rd $13,494 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $31,878 39th $7,555,764 $613,795,732

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