Harney County is located in southeast Oregon. The County Seat is Burns and the largest city is Burns. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.harney.or.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,126 and the 2010 census population was 7,422. The land area is 10,133.17 square miles and there are 0.7 persons per square mile.
92.2% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 4.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 3.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.1% is two or more races. 87.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,300, there are 3,113 households, an average of 2.29 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,865, the median household income is $38,113, and 18.6% of the persons in Harney County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 914. Retail sales (in $1000) were $87,576, and sales per capita were $12,936. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.2%.
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