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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    C
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    C+
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    A-
Malheur County is located in Oregon with a population of 30,431. In Malheur County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Malheur County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Malheur County are above average.
Population
30,431

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$664
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Malheur County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    63
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    21.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    976.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,134.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    283.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Malheur County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,478
National
$55,322

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