Pendleton, Oregon Population 2022

17,207
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Pendleton is a city located in Umatilla County Oregon. It is also the county seat of Umatilla County. With a 2020 population of 17,207, it is the 42nd largest city in Oregon and the 2625th largest city in the United States. Pendleton is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,107 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Pendleton has a population density of 1,468 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pendleton is $64,181 with a poverty rate of 14.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pendleton is 36.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Pendleton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pendletonwas:

  • White: 82.32%
  • Two or more races: 8.19%
  • Other race: 3.49%
  • Native American: 2.51%
  • Black or African American: 2.41%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Pendleton, Oregon is 17,207 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,107.

Pendleton, Oregon Population 2022

Population by Race

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Pendleton Population by Race

Pendleton Population Pyramid 2022

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Pendleton Median Age

36.2


Total

32.7


Male

41.3


Female

Pendleton Adults

There are 12,689 adults, (2,718 of whom are seniors) in Pendleton.

Pendleton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pendleton Sex Ratio

Female

7,721

46.28%

Male

8,964

53.72%

Pendleton Population by Age

Pendleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pendleton Household Types

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pendleton Households and Families

3.23

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Pendleton Households by Type

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Pendleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pendleton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 39.13%.

Pendleton Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,251

Average Earnings

$40,410

Average Male

$31,014

Average Female

Pendleton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pendleton Language by Age

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Pendleton Language

91.47% of Pendleton residents speak only English, while 8.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.76% of the population.

Pendleton Language

Pendleton Poverty by Race

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14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.01%

Male Poverty Rate

16.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pendleton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pendleton is Islander, with 52.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pendleton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.86%.

Pendleton Poverty

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Pendleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Pendleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pendleton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Pendleton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pendleton Married by Age and Sex

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Pendleton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pendleton Marital Status by Race

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Pendleton Marital Status

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994

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Pendleton Veterans by War

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Pendleton Veterans by Age

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Pendleton Veterans by Race

Pendleton Veterans by Education

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2.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pendleton Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pendleton Employment by Age

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Pendleton Employment by Race

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Pendleton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.32%

Born in Pendleton

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

1.93%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.48% of Pendleton residents were born in the United States, with 59.32% having been born in Oregon. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pendleton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Pendleton Population by Year