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Echo is a city in Umatilla County, in the Pendleton-Hermiston metro area.
The community was named after Echo Koontz, daughter of one of the town promoters
The latitude of Echo is 45.742N. The longitude is -119.194W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 682.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Echo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Umatilla County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97826 ZIP code.
21% of Echo residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Echo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Echo was $15,879, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Echo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Echo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $439. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.
Libraries in Echo include Echo Public Library ... View libraries
Umatilla County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Echo political report.
The average commute time for Echo workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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