Fast Facts about Pendleton 

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Pendleton is located on both sides of the Umatilla River, in the Pacific time zone (UTC-8).


The area zip code is 97801. Latitude is 45.672N. Longitude is -118.787W. Elevation is 1,216 feet above sea level. The city claims a total area of 10.52 square miles.


Pendleton boasts almost 200 days of sunshine each year, in a semi-arid 


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climate with short, cool winters and hot summers.  Pendleton gets 14 inches of rain each year; snowfall is 17 inches.  The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 87.



2013: 16,935 (98% urban, 2% rural)
Population change since 2000: +3.6%
Median resident age: 36.9 years
Oregon median age: 36.8 years
Median housing cost: $745


No. of Students:  3100

No. of Schools: Early Learning Center, 3 Elementary, 1 Junior High, 1 High School

College Level:  BMCC (Blue Mountain Community College) - 7500 students

Many other stats and resources can be found at Pendleton A to Z.