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. 56.17% 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 sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Umatilla who work in farm management occupations (16.92%), office and administrative support (12.06%), and food service (5.46%).
Umatilla is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Umatilla have a very low rate of college education: just 7.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Umatilla in 2010 was $12,243, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,972 for a family of four. However, Umatilla contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Umatilla is an extremely 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 39.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Umatilla include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
Umatilla also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.90%.
The most common language spoken in Umatilla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.