Data Profile of ZIP Code 97838

Hermiston, OR (ZIP Code 97838) Data

Oregon

In-depth Statistics and Demographics About 97838

The ZIP Code 97838 is associated with the city of Hermiston in Oregon in Umatilla County. An estimated 16.3% of residents in the 97838 ZIP Code are of age 62 years and older. Overall, the region has a median age of 34.1 years. In this Oregon region, an estimated 17.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income comes in at about $25,932. Median househould income in this region is $58,264, while about 15% of the population lives below the poverty line. The current population estimate is 26,153.

Population in 97838

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 97838 is 26,153.

Hermiston, OR

The 97838 ZIP Code is associated with Hermiston, OR in Umatilla County.

Area Codes associated with 97838

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 97838 include 458, and 541.

Sunrise / Sunset in 97838

Sunrise: 7:03 am
Sunset: 6:26 pm
Sunrise in 97838 7:03 am
Sunrise in 97838 6:26 pm

Weather forecast for 97838

This Afternoon's forecast for 97838: Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 6 mph.

Current air quality in 97838

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 97838 Fair

Internet in 97838

An estimated 90.4% of households in ZIP Code 97838 have a computer, while about 81.3% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 97838

In ZIP Code 97838, the gender split is approximately 51.5% male and an estimated 48.5% female.

Health Insurance in 97838

Approximately 21.1% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 97838 (Hermiston, OR) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 97838

The median household income in ZIP Code 97838 is $58,264, while the region's mean household income is $72,556. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $25,932. The per capita income in ZIP Code 97838 of $25,932 is approximately 23.19% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $33,763. An estimated 14.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately55.79% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.6% of the population in 97838 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 14.3% earn $75,000 to $99,999 per year, and 3.7% of 97838 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 97838

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 5.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 3.7%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 8.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 11.4%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 14.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 20.6%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 14.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 13.0%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 5.1%
$200,000 or more per year 3.7%

Education levels in ZIP Code 97838

In ZIP Code 97838, 75.8% of the population graduated high school, while 17.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 12.8% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 7.1% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 22.7% in this Umatilla County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 97838

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 12.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11.4%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22.7%
Some college, no degree 25.6%
Associate's degree 9.7%
Bachelor's degree 10.7%
Graduate or professional degree 7.1%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 97838

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 97838, 97.7% is one race, while 2.3% are two or more races. Approximately 37.3% of 97838 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 97838 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (91.6%), followed by Some other race (6.8%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 97838

Industry Percent
White 91.6%
Black or African American 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.5%
Asian 1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.7%
Some other race 6.8%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 97838

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 97838, an estimated 24.1% of homes were built between 1970 and 1979. Additionally, 18.8% of homes in the region were built between 2000 and 2009, while an estimated 2.1% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Umatilla County region.

Age of Housing in 97838

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 2.1%
Built between 2010 and 2013 3.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 18.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 15.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 11.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 24.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6.3%
Built in 1939 or earlier 5.9%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 97838

Residents of ZIP Code 97838 are younger than average. The median age of 34.1 years in ZIP Code 97838 is approximately 10.5% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 72.2% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 16.3% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.4% of the population in 97838 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 12.7% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.9% of 97838 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 97838

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 7.6%
5 to 9 years 8.2%
10 to 14 years 7.4%
15 to 19 years 7.6%
20 to 24 years 6.2%
25 to 34 years 14.4%
35 to 44 years 12.7%
45 to 54 years 10.5%
55 to 59 years 5.3%
60 to 64 years 6.5%
65 to 74 years 7.6%
75 to 84 years 3.9%
85 years and over 1.9%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 97838

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 97838 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 29.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 97838 is high cholesterol, as approximately 28.5% of adults 18 and older in this Umatilla County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 97838

Health Issue Percent of adults*
High cholesterol 28.5%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.6%
Arthritis 26.0%
Chronic kidney disease 3.2%
Current asthma 11.1%
High blood pressure 29.2%
Coronary heart disease 6.7%
Stroke 3.7%
Diagnosed diabetes 10.5%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 97838

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 97838 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 86.6% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 78.9% of those 18 and above in 97838 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 97838 include sleeping less than 7 hours (35.7% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (34.5% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 97838

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 69.5%
Cholesterol screening 86.6%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 57.2%
Current access to health insurance 78.9%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 68.8%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 97838

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Sleeping less than 7 hours 35.7%
Binge drinking 17.6%
Obesity 34.5%
Current smoking 19.9%
No leisure-time physical activity 32.9%
* aged 18 & above

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 97838

In 97838, 64.8% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 2.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 20.2 minutes. Approximately 16.0% of the employed population 16 years and over in 97838 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 13.0% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.0% of 97838 workers 16 years and over work in information.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 97838

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 12.8%
Construction 6.2%
Manufacturing 12.9%
Wholesale trade 2.9%
Retail trade 13.0%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 8.4%
Information 1.0%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 2.4%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 7.3%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 16.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 5.1%
Other services, except public administration 5.8%
Public administration 6.1%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 97838

In ZIP Code 97838, 68.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 30.7% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.4% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.4% of homes. Lastly, 0.1% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Umatilla County region.

Language Spoken in 97838

Language Spoken Percent
English only 68.4%
Spanish 30.7%
Other Indo-European languages 0.4%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.4%
Other languages 0.1%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 97838

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 97838, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 97838 in the past 12 months. Payday loan, title loan, or personal loan received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Umatilla County region was problem with a credit reporting company's investigation.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 97838

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 3
Payday loan, title loan, or personal loan 2
Credit card or prepaid card 1
Mortgage 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 97838

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 3
Getting a line of credit 1
Problem with additional add-on products or services 1
Trouble during payment process 1
Unexpected or other fees 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Utilities in ZIP Code 97838

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 97838 of 7.39¢/kWh. This rate is about 37.05% less than the average rate in Oregon, and approximately 52.2% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 97838 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.08 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 23.3% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 22.91% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes electricity rates in 97838 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 97838

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 97838 7.39¢/kWh 6.35¢/kWh 5.18¢/kWh
Oregon 11.74¢/kWh 9.12¢/kWh 6.29¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 97838

Month ZIP Code 97838 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 2.1 1.9 5.84
Feb 3.56 3 6.31
Mar 4.87 3.65 7.02
Apr 6.42 5.13 7.3
May 6.5 5.17 7.13
Jun 6.96 5.72 6.95
Jul 7.48 6.22 6.51
Aug 7.29 6.08 6.65
Sep 6.39 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.82 3.32 6.92
Nov 2.77 2.33 5.99
Dec 1.83 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 97838. This visualizes solar power levels in 97838 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).