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ZIP Code 97838

Primary City:Hermiston, OR (View All Cities)
County: Umatilla County
Timezone: Pacific (11:48pm)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.8, -119.3
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97838. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97838, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Hermiston, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97838 is located in north Oregon and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97838 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97838 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,346
Population Density 154 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,497
Median Home Value $141,000
Land Area 164.57 sq mi
Water Area 10.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,989
Median Household Income $51,588

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1751,1091,0411,021741858852862751766779793659465353209167142
Female1,0981,058960888751866843836720770845779664444322271232256
Total2,2732,1672,0011,9091,4921,7241,6951,6981,4711,5361,6241,5721,323909675480399398

Gender

 Male 12,743 50%
 Female 12,603 50%
Gender

Race

 White 19,400 76.5%
 Black Or African American 161 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 295 1.2%
 Asian 289 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 57 0.2%
 Other Race 4,319 17.0%
 Two Or More Races 825 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner996801,0211,1951,292764434141
Renter413885652527379216162129
Total5121,5651,6731,7221,671980596270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,740 53%
 Single Guardian 1,726 19%
 Singles 2,054 23%
 Singles With Roommate 469 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,343 59%
 Households with Kids 3,646 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male224244241236217238210216228238207196188212201228229195168166
Female184249245220212206224199217195190204191180197195181174141155
Total408493486456429444434415445433397400379392398423410369309321

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97838 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97838 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 97838 real estate data, the median home value of $141,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 97838. Rentals in 97838 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,134 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 112 0.4%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 13 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 84 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,878 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,748 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,363 35%
 Households Vacant 508 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 128 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 75 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 12%
 For Migrant Workers 7 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 194 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 176 5%
 1 Bedroom 555 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,267 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,229 38%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,588 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97838 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97838 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,634 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,365 28%
 No Earnings 5,919 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,634 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,365 28%
 No Earnings 5,919 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,415 93.1%
 Public transportation 75 0.7%
 Taxicab 15 0.1%
 Motorcycle 43 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 294 2.6%
 Worked at Home 343 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,723 22%
 High School Graduate 4,365 56%
 Associate's degree 656 8%
 Bachelor's degree 650 8%
 Master's degree 235 3%
 Professional school degree 123 2%
 Doctorate degree 75 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,121 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 328 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 762 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97838

ZIP Code 97838 is in the Hermiston School District 8. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97838.

Innovative Learning Center
581 South 1st St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hermiston School District 8
Sandstone Middle School
400 NE 10th St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Rocky Heights Elementary School
650 West Standard Ave
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Sunset Elementary School
300 East Catherine Ave
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
West Park Elementary School
555 SW 7th St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Armand Larive Middle School
1497 SW 9th St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Highland Hills Elementary School
450 SE 10th St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Desert View Elementary School
1225 SW 9th
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Hermiston High School
600 South 1st St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hermiston School District 8
Hermiston Junior Academy
1300 NW Academy Ln
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hermiston Christian Center & School
1825 W Highland Ave
Hermiston, OR 97838
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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