Harney County, Oregon Population 2024

7,365

Harney County, Oregon's estimated 2024 population is 7,365 with a growth rate of -1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harney County, Oregon is the 32nd largest county in Oregon. The 2010 population was 7,403 and has seen a growth of -0.51% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,990-75-1.06%
20287,065-75-1.05%
20277,140-75-1.04%
20267,215-75-1.03%
20257,290-75-1.02%
20247,365-75-1.01%
20237,440-75-1%
20227,515-75-0.99%
20217,590881.17%
20207,5021271.72%
20197,375971.33%
20187,27880.11%
20177,270180.25%
20167,252981.37%
20157,154210.29%
20147,133-34-0.47%
20137,167-89-1.23%
20127,256-107-1.45%
20117,363-40-0.54%
20107,403
19907,060-1,254-15.08%
19808,3141,09915.23%
19707,2154716.98%
19606,74463110.32%
19506,11373913.75%
19405,374-546-9.22%
19305,9201,92848.3%
19203,992-67-1.65%
19104,0591,46156.24%
19002,598391.52%
18902,559-4,431-63.39%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.01% (-75)
County Website
Harney County
State
Oregon
County Seat
2020 Population
7,502
Area
10133 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.83% (-137)
Founded
February 23, 1889

Harney County, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,62088.31%
Two or more races75410.06%
Native American710.95%
Black or African American230.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.19%
Other race140.19%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Asian

Harney County, Oregon Population by Race

Harney County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2024

Harney County, Oregon Median Age

45.5

Total

43.1

Male

46.6

Female

Harney County, Oregon Adults

There are 6,032 adults, (1,912 of whom are seniors) in Harney County, Oregon.

Harney County, Oregon Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harney County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female3,70449.41%
Male3,79250.59%

Harney County, Oregon Population by Age

Harney County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1022.3669.130.9
Married1,5782.9387.412.6
Non Family1,0951.224555
Female3453.176040
Male842.9277.422.6
showing: 5 rows

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harney County, Oregon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Harney County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.17%.

Harney County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,912

Average Earnings

$32,868

Average Male

$29,464

Average Female

Harney County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harney County, Oregon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harney County, Oregon Language

94.52% of Harney County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Harney County, Oregon Language

Harney County, Oregon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,25872911.65%
Multiple74611515.42%
Hispanic4025112.69%
Native662537.88%
Other141071.43%
showing: 5 rows

12.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

9.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harney County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harney County, Oregon is Other, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harney County, Oregon is White, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.13%.

Harney County, Oregon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School12.29%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%
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Harney County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.54%
Male Employed9.59%
Female Unemployed8.7%
Female Employed2.51%
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Harney County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harney County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harney County, Oregon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Harney County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harney County, Oregon 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 35-44.

Harney County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harney County, Oregon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

450

Number of Veterans

441

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Harney County, Oregon Veterans by War

count

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Harney County, Oregon Veterans by Age

count

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Harney County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Harney County, Oregon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harney County, Oregon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Harney County, Oregon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harney County, Oregon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harney County, Oregon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.65%

Born in Harney County, Oregon

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

2%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.56% of Harney County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 59.65% having been born in Oregon. 2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harney County, Oregon Place of Birth

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