Pilot Rock, OR Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,532. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,525 (-0.5% change)
Males: 746 (48.7%), Females: 786 (51.3%)

Umatilla County

Zip code: 97868

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $34,766 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,200 (year 2000)

Races in Pilot Rock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • American Indian (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.3%), United States (15.3%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.8%), French (4.4%), Swedish (3.3%).

Elevation: 1636 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pilot Rock

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pilot Rock city

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+3.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pilot Rock:

  • EASTERN OREGON PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 13 miles; PENDLETON, OR)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; PENDLETON, OR)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (about 41 miles; HERMISTON, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pilot Rock:

  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 14 miles; PENDLETON, OR; ID: PDT)
  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 56 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; ID: ALW)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 57 miles; PASCO, WA; ID: PSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pilot Rock:

  • HERMISTON MUNI (about 37 miles; HERMISTON, OR; ID: HRI)
  • MARTIN FIELD (about 48 miles; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; ID: S95)
  • VISTA FIELD (about 57 miles; KENNEWICK, WA; ID: S98)
Amtrak station near Pilot Rock:

  • 14 miles: PENDLETON (320 SW COURT AVE.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pilot Rock:

  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 58 miles; PASCO, WA; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 143 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 144 miles; YAKIMA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; FT enrollment: 7,420)

Schools

Public high school in Pilot Rock:

  • PILOT ROCK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 218; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Pilot Rock:

  • PILOT ROCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: VERN MCGOWAN DR; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Pilot Rock:

  • PILOT ROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $30,403; Location: 144 N. ALDER PL; 5,876 books; 52 audio materials; 90 video materials; 29 serial subscriptions)