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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    Amount: $1,516,000 Project: Girvin Hall small animal barn, Ontario Owner: Malheur County Cost estimate: $1,600,000 Project team: Gene Ulmer (architect) 5.
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    Dan Jones, who operates a Chevron station in Malheur County in eastern Oregon, said the law would have no economic impact on his business and would allow him to promote from within.
    Among other objectives, the PFS will establish the parameters of a mining and milling operation, define capital and operating costs, and advance the project through the permitting process with the Bureau of Land Management, the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, and the local agencies of Malheur county.
    The bill includes $26 million for a major rail transload facility in Malheur County.
    Created by Federal Marketing Order 958, the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Committee is an instrumentality of the Federal government representing more than 200 growers and 30 shippers in Southwestern Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.
    Study participants (N = 117) resided in Washoe County, Nevada (n = 63); Malheur County, Oregon (n = 30); and Ada County and Canyon County in Idaho (n = 24).
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