Malheur County , Oregon

Malheur County: County in Oregon, United States

Malheur County locator map
Location of Malheur County on Oregon map.


Malheur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,313 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 30,571 inhabitants. Its county seat is Vale. The county was created 134 years ago in 1886.


Malheur County is located at 43°11'36"N 117°37'23"W (43.1934100, -117.6230700). It has 8 neighbors: Baker County, Grant County, Canyon County, Owyhee County, Payette County, Washington County, Humboldt County and Harney County.

Malheur County Courthouse image
Malheur County Courthouse

The largest city of Malheur County is Ontario with a population of 10,994. Other cities include, Nyssa population 3,185, Vale population 1,818, Jordan Valley population 177 and Adrian population 173. See all Malheur County cities & populated places.

Malheur County Courthouse image

Malheur County map

Malheur County Quick Facts

Population : 30,571 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
Area : 25719 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Malheur River
Altitude : 4,373 feet / 1333 meters
Capital : Vale
Establishment : January 01, 1887
Time Zone : America/Boise
Local time : 05:38:10 (16th June 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.43% (2010-2019)

Malheur County has 8 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Malheur County decreased by 2.43% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,313 - census
2011 30,964 -1.13% estimation process
2012 30,751 -0.69% estimation process
2013 30,634 -0.38% estimation process
2014 30,344 -0.96% estimation process
2015 30,211 -0.44% estimation process
2016 30,340 0.43% estimation process
2017 30,385 0.15% estimation process
2018 30,553 0.55% estimation process
2019 30,571 0.06% estimation process

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Malheur County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Malheur County.

City Name Population Title
Ontario 10,994 City in Oregon, USA
Nyssa 3,185 City in Malheur County, Oregon, United States
Vale 1,818 City in Oregon, USA
Jordan Valley 177 City in Oregon, USA
Adrian 173 City in Oregon, USA

Oregon Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Oregon 4,217,737 State of the United States of America
Multnomah County 812,855 County in Oregon, United States
Portland 654,741 City in Oregon, USA
Washington County 601,592 County in Oregon, United States
Clackamas County 418,187 County in Oregon, United States
Lane County 382,067 County in Oregon, United States
Marion County 347,818 County in Oregon, United States
Jackson County 220,944 County in Oregon, United States
Deschutes County 197,692 County in Oregon, United States
Salem 174,365 City and capital of Oregon, USA
Eugene 172,622 City in Lane County, Oregon, United States
Linn County 129,749 County in Oregon, United States
Terrebonne 117,664 Census-designated place in Deschutes County, Oregon
Douglas County 110,980 County in Oregon, United States
Gresham 109,381 City in Oregon, USA
Hillsboro 109,128 City in Oregon, USA

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