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Center for federal farm services; next to the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Pendleton is a city in Umatilla County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after George Hunt Pendleton, Democratic candidate for vice president
The latitude of Pendleton is 45.672N. The longitude is -118.787W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,066 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,458.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pendleton 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 97801 ZIP code.
19% of Pendleton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pendleton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pendleton was $17,551, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Pendleton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Pendleton include South Main Street Commercial Historic District (Pendleton) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pendleton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $863.
Libraries in Pendleton include Pendleton Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pendleton include East Oregonian
TV stations in Pendleton include KFFX.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KRBM.
Umatilla County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pendleton political report.
The average commute time for Pendleton workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pendleton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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