Malheur County, Oregon Population 2018

Malheur County, Oregon's estimated population is 30,480 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Malheur County, Oregon is the 20th largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,48060.02%
201630,474810.27%
201630,3931890.63%
201530,204-163-0.54%
201430,367-292-0.95%
201330,659240.08%
201230,635-195-0.63%
201130,830-516-1.65%
201031,3465,30820.39%
199026,038-858-3.19%
198026,8963,72716.09%
197023,1694051.78%
196022,764-459-1.98%
195023,2233,45617.48%
194019,7678,49875.41%
193011,2693623.32%
192010,9072,30626.81%
19108,6014,398104.64%
19004,2031,60261.59%
18902,6010.00%

Malheur County, Oregon Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,603
Some Other Race1,761
Two or More Races1,005
Asian479
Black or African American348
American Indian and Alaska Native257
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Malheur County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Malheur County, Oregon Median Age

36.4


Total

35.9


Male

37.3


Female

Malheur County, Oregon Adults

There are 22,856 adults, (4,845 of which are seniors) in Malheur County, Oregon.

Malheur County, Oregon Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Malheur County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

13,836

45.40%

Male

16,638

54.60%

Malheur County, Oregon Households and Families

Malheur County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Malheur County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
Male60.5%39.5%
All59.3%40.7%
Non Family44%56%
Female38.2%61.8%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Malheur County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2942.6159.3
Married4,8303.2775.8
Non Family3,3901.1844
Female1,3783.3738.2
Male6963.4760.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Malheur County, Oregon Households

Malheur County, Oregon Education

Malheur County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,99010.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,9489.82%
High School Graduate5,96130.05%
Some College5,65928.53%
Associates Degree1,6468.30%
Bachelors Degree1,8599.37%
Graduate Degree7743.90%

Malheur County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,84212,3732,342
Hispanic4,8252,552210
Other Race1,02052457
Multiple Races58644529
Asian41336443
Black2542028
Native American15813413
Islander2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 16.92%.

Malheur County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,052$29,579$21,482
Less Than High School$18,565$24,025$11,810
High School Grad$23,871$26,688$20,838
Some College$27,342$30,732$24,976
Bachelors Degree$30,942$40,880$20,469
Graduate Degree$51,603$50,450$56,563

$26,052

Average Earnings

$29,579

Average Male

$21,482

Average Female

Malheur County, Oregon Language

Malheur County, Oregon Language by Age

Malheur County, Oregon Language

75.31% of Malheur County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 24.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.19% of the population.

Malheur County, Oregon Poverty

Malheur County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,1903,37936.77%
White16,7203,07018.36%
Other1,57561639.11%
Multiple70632746.32%
Native1618351.55%
Black1414632.62%
Asian378287.41%
Islander9111.11%

24.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.58%

Male Poverty Rate

27.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malheur County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malheur County, Oregon is Native, with 51.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malheur County, Oregon is Asian, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.12%.

Malheur County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.57%
High School21.10%
Some College14.31%
Bachelors or Greater8.57%

Malheur County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.27%
Male Unemployed38.24%
Female Employed14.49%
Male Employed12.86%

Malheur County, Oregon Income

Malheur County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,720$49,103
Families$48,380$57,082
Married Families$58,720$66,880
Non Families$17,986$30,332

Malheur County, Oregon Marital Status

Malheur County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Malheur County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Malheur County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Malheur County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by War

2,028

Number of Veterans

1,950

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam698
Korea300
First Gulf War207
Second Gulf War176
World War II169

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+618
65 to 74539
35 to 54406
55 to 64339
18 to 34126

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8859.47%
Hispanic1242.01%
2 or More436.06%
Asian419.49%
Black319.06%
Other252.04%
Indian31.52%

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Education

12.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malheur County, Oregon Employment Status

Malheur County, Oregon Employment by Age

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Malheur County, Oregon Employment by Race

Malheur County, Oregon Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Malheur County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ontario1136611027-339-2.98%
Nyssa32673188-79-2.42%
Vale18741814-60-3.20%
Jordan Valley181175-6-3.31%
Adrian177172-5-2.82%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990