Malheur County

Malheur County, Oregon

251 B St W
Vale, OR 97918
Phone: (541) 473-5151
Fax: (541) 473-5523

On eastern border of OR; organized Feb 17, 1887 from Baker county. Name Origin: For the Malheur River, which flows through it; from French 'misfortune', given to the river by trappers who were attacked by Indians and lost all their furs

Area (sq mi):: 9929.99 (land 9887.09; water 42.90) Population per square mile: 3.20
Population 2005: 31,330 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 21.40% Population 2000: 31,615 (White 68.80%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 25.60%; Asian 2.00%; Other 21.10%). Foreign born: 8.20%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,895; median household $30,241; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,025-$18,857
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ontario (11,152)

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