Pendleton–Hermiston Micropolitan Statistical Area

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Location of the Hermiston-Pendleton Micropolitan Statistical Area in Oregon

The Hermiston-Pendleton Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Oregon anchored by the cities of Hermiston and Pendleton. Although the two communities are generally linked, the Hermiston area has been growing much faster, and is now nearly double the size of the Pendleton area. Portland State University projects that 80% of all growth in the MSA will occur in the immediate Hermiston vicinity between 2016 and 2035.[1]

As of the 2010 census, the area had a population of 87,062.[2]



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As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 81,543 people, 28,971 households, and 20,556 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 81.23% White, 0.73% African American, 3.10% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 11.87% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.23% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $36,887, and the median income for a family was $41,291. Males had a median income of $31,904 versus $22,606 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $16,127.