Umatilla, OR


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Umatilla, OR Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Umatilla Housing Market Information

With a population of 7,009, 1,507 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $178,398, Umatilla real estate values are some of the lowest in Oregon, although compared to real estate around the nation, Umatilla homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Umatilla, accounting for 55.95% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Umatilla include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.53%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.46%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 11.44%).

Renters dominate Umatilla's housing market, and most live in three of four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes.

There is a lot of housing in Umatilla built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Umatilla built between 1940-1969 ( 29.95%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 11.95%). There's also some housing in Umatilla built between 2000 and later ( 9.74%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Umatilla. Fully 14.67% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Umatilla homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Umatilla real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Umatilla Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Umatilla have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.98%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Umatilla house appreciation rate of 1.32%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Umatilla's appreciation rate, at 3.29%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Umatilla's appreciation rate has been 0.46%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.84%.

Relative to Oregon, our data show that Umatilla's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Oregon.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,136,000 0.2
$853,001 - $1,136,000 1.2
$569,001 - $853,000 1.1
$455,001 - $569,000 4.6
$341,001 - $455,000 1.9
$227,001 - $341,000 18.6
$114,001 - $227,000 44.8
$57,001 - $114,000 13.9
$0 - $57,000 13.8

Very Low for OR
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
38.6909644908004 85.5072463768116

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Umatilla Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
39.15% 1.93% 1 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$737 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 34.14
Renters 65.86
Vacant 14.67

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.7
1970 - 1999 48.4
1940 - 1969 30.0
1939 or Older 11.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 55.9
Townhomes 0.6
Small Apt. Buildings 15.5
Apt. Complexes 16.5
Mobile Homes 11.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.25
1 Bedroom 16.31
2 Bedrooms 26.10
3 Bedrooms 42.24
4 Bedrooms 10.76
5 or more bedrooms 0.34

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Zip Codes in Umatilla, OR