Pilot Rock, Oregon

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Pilot Rock, Oregon

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High Points

Pilot Rock strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Pilot Rock Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Pilot Rock Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Pilot Rock Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Pilot Rock, Oregon

Comparing Pilot Rock to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 5
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 7 8
Median Family Income 5 5
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 3 1
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Housing Recently Built 4 1
People Living Alone 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 8 8

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Pilot Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Umatilla
Standard Zip Codes 97868
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.494
Longitude -118.828

Pilot Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 52 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.3 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 52 to 88 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17.5 inches
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches
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Pilot Rock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,532 100%
Male 746 48.7%
Female 786 51.3%
Under 18 427 27.9%
18+ 1,105 72.1%
65+ 228 14.9%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,442 94.1%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 41 2.7%
Other 10 0.7%
Mixed Race 31 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 1.5%

Estimated Pilot Rock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,525
Growth -7
Growth % -0.5%

Pilot Rock Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 25.1%
US/American 22.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
Irish 9.9%
English 6.9%
Swedish 3.7%
Norwegian 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
French Canadian 2%
Welsh 1.4%
Danish 1.4%
Italian 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
Polish 1%
British 0.9%
Greek 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pilot Rock 1,532 $40,134
Adams 297 $45,556
Echo 650 $35,833
Pendleton 16,354 $47,410

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Pilot Rock High Schools (2004)

Serves 218 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. East Canton, Ohio 85.8   24.9% 13.3% 9.6% 21 $43,796 5.5% 5.2% 1,629 8.1% 20.3 0.3% 1.2
2. Hurt, Virginia 84.6   23.7% 17.7% 9.2% 19 $40,938 5.6% 13.5% 1,276 10.7% 3.9 0.2% 0.8
3. Rainier, Oregon 83.1   25.2% 13% 14.6% 26 $46,759 7% 7.2% 1,687 10.4% 19.6 0.3% 0.6
4. Poca, West Virginia 82.8   23.7% 13.4% 13.7% 25 $49,500 6.3% 2.8% 1,013 12% 8.9 0.2% 1
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