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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pendletonwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.