Hermiston SnackAbility

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

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Hermiston 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
17,150
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
20.2%
Median Home
$143,600
Median Income
$49,008
Median Rent
$698

Rankings for Hermiston in Oregon

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Map Of Hermiston, OR

Population over time in Hermiston

Year Population % Change
2016 17,150 0.2%
2015 17,121 0.5%
2014 17,031 1.0%
2013 16,866 1.3%
2012 16,650 2.0%
2011 16,329 2.0%
2010 16,016 -

Crime in Hermiston Per 100k

Crime Hermiston OR USA
Violent Crime 185.2 264.6 386.3
Murder 5.8 2.8 5.3
Robbery 17.4 55.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 133.1 164.1 248.5
Property Crime 2633.1 2964.4 2450.7
Burglary 329.9 412.0 468.9
Larceny 2129.6 2230.0 1745.0
Car Theft 173.6 322.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Hermiston

White
62.4% (10,694)
African American
0.4% (65)
American Indian
0.3% (58)
Asian
0.4% (75)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (137)
Hispanic
35.7% (6,114)
Race Hermiston OR USA
White 62.4% 77.0% 60.6%
African American 0.4% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 4.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.8% 3.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 35.7% 12.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Hermiston, Oregon

Less than $10,000
8.8% (1,509)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (806)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.9% (1,869)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.1% (2,589)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (1,989)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.6% (4,047)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (2,075)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (1,989)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.5% (85)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (188)
Income Hermiston OR USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 6.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.9% 10.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.1% 10.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.6% 18.6% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 13.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.5% 4.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 4.3% 5.7%

Gender in Hermiston

Female
47.4% (8,128)
Male
52.6% (9,021)
Gender Hermiston OR USA
Female 47.4% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 52.6% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hermiston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.3% (2,117)
9-12th Grade
10.6% (1,826)
High School / GED
23.9% (4,105)
Some College
25.3% (4,335)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,723)
Bachelor's Degree
10.9% (1,863)
Master's Degree
5.3% (915)
Professional Degree
0.7% (114)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (148)
Education Hermiston OR USA
< 9th Grade 12.3% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 10.6% 6.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 23.9% 23.9% 27.5%
Some College 25.3% 26.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.5% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.9% 19.6% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.3% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.7% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.5% 1.3%

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