Pendleton, Oregon Population 2022

16,909
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Pendleton is a city located in Umatilla County Oregon. Pendleton has a 2020 population of 16,909. It is also the county seat of Umatilla County. Pendleton is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,658 in 2010.

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 $802 per month, and the median house value is $193,800. 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 16,909 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,909.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,658.

Pendleton, Oregon Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201087,3030.00%
201188,0307270.83%
201288,2291990.23%
201388,071-158-0.18%
201487,780-291-0.33%
201587,597-183-0.21%
201687,9083110.35%
201788,3184100.46%
201888,7814630.52%
201989,5537720.86%
202090,3257720.85%
202191,0977720.85%

Pendleton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,73582.32%
Black or African American4022.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native4192.51%
Asian1580.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.14%
Some Other Race5823.49%
Two or More Races1,3668.19%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All54.2%45.8%
Male45.2%54.8%
Female33.2%66.8%
Non Family31.3%68.7%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pendleton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7602.5854.2
Married2,5943.480.3
Male2503.1545.2
Female6843.2233.2
Non Family2,2321.3731.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Pendleton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3473.12%
9th to 12th Grade7266.52%
High School Graduate3,31529.77%
Some College3,10027.84%
Associates Degree1,44512.98%
Bachelors Degree1,36012.21%
Graduate Degree8437.57%
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Pendleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pendleton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander23119
Black18215057
Asian917825
White9,1778,6361,970
Native American27923135
Other Race31215434
2+ Races54440635
Hispanic92160146

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,251$40,410$31,014
Less Than 9th Grade$26,505$28,650$20,150
High School Graduate$28,976$30,800$28,385
Some College$33,223$40,635$26,859
Bachelors Degree$51,512$57,375$49,750
Graduate Degree$71,382$88,446$67,875

$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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander231252.17%
Black2645821.97%
Multiple1,07519618.23%
Hispanic1,59425015.68%
White11,7441,66514.18%
Native403327.94%
Asian15021.33%
Other94NaN%

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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.53%
High School12.73%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Pendleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.21%
Male Unemployed34.18%
Female Employed7.31%
Female Unemployed30.88%

Pendleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pendleton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,834$65,824
Families$68,862$80,713
Married Families$76,639-
Non Families$31,964$39,619
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War306
First Gulf War242
Vietnam384
Korea36
World War II56

Pendleton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34159
35 to 54282
55 to 6490
65 to 74278
75+185

Pendleton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8647.99%
Black165.02%
Native American4215.05%
2+ Races729.33%
Hispanic191.45%

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18807300.00%
18902,5061,77613.13%
19004,4061,9005.81%
19104,460540.12%
19206,8372,3774.36%
19306,621-216-0.32%
19408,8472,2262.94%
195011,7742,9272.90%
196014,4342,6602.06%
197013,197-1,237-0.89%
198014,5211,3240.96%
199015,1266050.41%
200016,3541,2280.78%
201016,6583040.18%
201116,7871290.77%
201216,847600.36%
201316,835-12-0.07%
201416,669-166-0.99%
201516,67670.04%
201616,6760.00%
201716,701250.15%
201816,749480.29%
201916,789400.24%
202016,829400.24%
202116,869400.24%
202216,909400.24%

Pendleton Population by Year