Malheur County, Oregon Population 2024

32,219

Malheur County, Oregon's estimated 2024 population is 32,219 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Malheur County, Oregon is the 20th largest county in Oregon. The 2010 population was 31,349 and has seen a growth of 2.78% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,0691700.52%
202832,8991700.52%
202732,7291700.52%
202632,5591700.52%
202532,3891700.53%
202432,2191700.53%
202332,0491700.53%
202231,8791700.54%
202131,709590.19%
202031,6509523.1%
201930,698650.21%
201830,6331840.6%
201730,449520.17%
201630,3971690.56%
201530,228-126-0.42%
201430,354-288-0.94%
201330,642-113-0.37%
201230,755-209-0.67%
201130,964-385-1.23%
201031,349
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%
18902,601-30,468-92.13%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.53% (170)
County Website
Malheur County
State
Oregon
County Seat
2010 Population
31,349
Area
9887 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.78% (870)
Founded
February 17, 1887

Malheur County, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,23376.84%
Two or more races4,03012.78%
Other race1,8635.91%
Native American7182.28%
Asian3581.14%
Black or African American2730.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander630.2%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Malheur County, Oregon Population by Race

Malheur County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2024

Malheur County, Oregon Median Age

35.9

Total

35.4

Male

37.3

Female

Malheur County, Oregon Adults

There are 23,583 adults, (5,257 of whom are seniors) in Malheur County, Oregon.

Malheur County, Oregon Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Malheur County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female14,18344.97%
Male17,35555.03%

Malheur County, Oregon Population by Age

Malheur County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,9522.8158.641.4
Married4,3773.670.929.1
Non Family3,6351.335248
Female1,239443.356.7
Male7013.4142.157.9
showing: 5 rows

3.52

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Malheur 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

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

Malheur 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.82%.

Malheur County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,822

Average Earnings

$36,580

Average Male

$30,907

Average Female

Malheur County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malheur County, Oregon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Malheur County, Oregon Language

74.29% of Malheur County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 25.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.02% of the population.

Malheur County, Oregon Language

Malheur County, Oregon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,9683,20318.88%
Hispanic10,1981,92218.85%
Other1,67442025.09%
Multiple3,4163399.92%
Native50111823.55%
Black141392.86%
Asian27820.72%
showing: 7 rows

18.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.17%

Male Poverty Rate

19.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malheur County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malheur County, Oregon is Black, with 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malheur County, Oregon is Asian, with 0.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.29%.

Malheur County, Oregon Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.3%
Less Than 9th Grade17.59%
Some College15.27%
Bachelors or Greater9.7%
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Malheur County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed65%
Female Unemployed41.36%
Female Employed9.23%
Male Employed8.86%
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Malheur County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malheur County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Malheur County, Oregon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Malheur County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Malheur 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 55-64.

Malheur County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Malheur County, Oregon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,854

Number of Veterans

1,701

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

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Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by War

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Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Age

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Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malheur County, Oregon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Malheur County, Oregon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Malheur County, Oregon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Malheur 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

43.27%

Born in Malheur County, Oregon

90.17%

Native Born

9.83%

Foreign Born

7.24%

Non Citizen

2.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.17% of Malheur County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 43.27% having been born in Oregon. 7.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Malheur County, Oregon Place of Birth

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