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Mission, Oregon

Mission is a town located in Umatilla County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,019.

Geography Mission is located at 45°40'1" North, 118°40'22" West (45.666940, -118.672899)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.8 km² (7.6 mi²). 19.8 km² (7.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,019 people, 330 households, and 242 families residing in the town. The population density is 51.5/km² (133.3/mi²). There are 336 housing units at an average density of 17.0/km² (44.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 22.37% White, 0.00% African American, 73.80% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 3.14% from two or more races. 2.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 330 households out of which 43.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.8% are married couples living together, 26.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% are non-families. 22.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.09 and the average family size is 3.56.

In the town the population is spread out with 37.8% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 27 years. For every 100 females there are 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $32,500, and the median income for a family is $35,417. Males have a median income of $29,125 versus $24,766 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,288. 23.3% of the population and 18.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.0% are under the age of 18 and 18.2% are 65 or older.

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