Umatilla County saw a working-age population growth of 3.4 percent between 2009 and 2011 while households earned a median income of $45,911 in 2011.

Major Employers


BMCCEstablished in 1962, Blue Mountain Community College is a comprehensive public, two-year community college providing professional technical certificates and degrees, college transfer degrees, college prep and adult basic skills training, workforce develoment programs, coontinuing educaton and community education.  The community college servesBaker, Grant, Morrow, and Umatilla counties with locations in Pendleton, Hermiston, Baker City, Milton-Freewater, Boardman, John Day, and online distance learning.

2012-13 enrollment:  2,911   ♦   2012-13 student-faculty ratio:  23:1


CHI St Anthony Hospital


St. Anthony Hospital, an acute care facility, has been providing health care services to the residents of Pendleton and the surrounding area since  inception in 1901.  The facilty islicensed for 49 beds and is a level 4 trauma center. Services at the hospital include emergency services, a maternity ward, imaging, hospice, an intensive care unit, a sleep disorders laboratory, operating rooms, cancer care, and cardiac services, among others. The 102,000-square-foot, two-story hospital sits on a 93-acre campus along U.S. Route 395The campus also has a medical office building and a helipad.



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