Umatilla is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 7,009 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Umatilla is the 68th largest community in Oregon.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Umatilla is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 53.70% of the Umatilla workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Umatilla is a city of transportation and shipping workers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Umatilla who work in farm management occupations (17.07%), food service (9.38%), and office and administrative support (9.08%).
As is often the case in a small city, Umatilla doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Umatilla, just 7.17% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Umatilla in 2010 was $12,107, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,428 for a family of four. However, Umatilla contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Umatilla is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Umatilla home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Umatilla residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Umatilla also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.25% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Umatilla include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Umatilla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.