Living in Hermiston, OR

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Hermiston SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Hermiston, OR Crime Report

626
Total Crimes
3,573.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
39.14%
Above National Average

Hermiston, OR Cost Of Living

92
Hermiston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Hermiston, Oregon Info Snack

Hermiston is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. The population of 17,985 makes it the largest city in Eastern Oregon. Hermiston is the largest, and fastest-growing, city in the Hermiston-Pendleton Micropolitan Statistical Area, the eighth largest Core Based Statistical Area in Oregon with a combined population of 87,062 at the 2010 census. Hermiston sits near the junction of I-82 and I-84, & is 7 miles south of the Columbia River, Lake Wallula, and the McNary Dam. The Hermiston area has become a transportation and logistics hub due to the proximity of the I-82 and I-84 interchange, and central location between the major Pacific Northwest metropolitan areas. The city is also known for its watermelons, which are part of its branding.
Population
17,346
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
20.7%
Median Home
$156,500
Median Income
$51,923
Median Rent
$737

Hermiston, OR Photos

Rankings for Hermiston in Oregon

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Map Of Hermiston, OR

Population over time in Hermiston

Year Population % Change
2017 17,346 0.6%
2016 17,241 0.5%
2015 17,150 0.2%
2014 17,121 0.5%
2013 17,031 1.0%
2012 16,866 1.3%
2011 16,650 2.0%
2010 16,329 2.0%
2009 16,016 -
Crime/100k Hermiston OR USA
Violent Crime 239.8 285.5 368.9
Murder 5.7 2.0 5.0
Robbery 40.0 60.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 188.4 175.6 246.8
Property Crime 3333.9 2894.0 2199.5
Burglary 473.8 389.1 376.0
Larceny 2608.9 2109.9 1594.6
Car Theft 251.2 395.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Hermiston

White
54.0% (9,362)
African American
0.4% (70)
American Indian
0.3% (53)
Asian
0.3% (58)
Hawaiian
0.0% (1)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (181)
Hispanic
43.9% (7,621)
Race Hermiston OR USA
White 54.0% 76.0% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 4.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 3.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 43.9% 12.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Hermiston, Oregon

Less than $10,000
7.5% (129,297)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (48,696)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (193,386)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (208,499)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (262,233)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.6% (409,441)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (218,574)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (180,792)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (54,013)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (29,665)
Income Hermiston OR USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 6.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.6% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 13.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 14.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 5.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 5.7% 7.0%

Gender in Hermiston

Female
50.2% (8,707)
Male
49.8% (8,639)
Gender Hermiston OR USA
Female 50.2% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hermiston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (2,428)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,254)
High School / GED
24.0% (4,163)
Some College
23.0% (3,989)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,561)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,734)
Master's Degree
5.0% (867)
Professional Degree
1.0% (173)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (173)
Education Hermiston OR USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 23.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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