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Hines, Oregon
Hines Middle School and water tower
Hines Middle School and water tower
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Harney
Incorporated 1930
 • Total 2.11 sq mi (5.48 km2)
 • Land 2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
4,155 ft (1,266 m)
 • Total 1,563
 • Estimate 
 • Density 748.91/sq mi (289.10/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (Pacific)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 541
FIPS code 41-34250
GNIS feature ID 1121843

Hines is a city in Harney County, Oregon, United States. The population was 1,563 at the 2010 census.


A community named Herrick was formed just southwest of Burns when railroad promoter and sawmill operator Fred Herrick founded a lumber company there. Edward Hines bought the railroad and lumber company from Herrick in 1928, and a post office named Hines was established in 1931 to serve the Edward Hines Lumber Company mill and surrounding community. The mill has since changed hands at least two more times.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.13 square miles (5.52 km2), of which, 2.08 square miles (5.39 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 677
1950 918 35.6%
1960 1,207 31.5%
1970 1,407 16.6%
1980 1,632 16.0%
1990 1,452 −11.0%
2000 1,664 14.6%
2010 1,563 −6.1%
2019 (est.) 1,545 −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,563 people, 678 households, and 423 families living in the city. The population density was 751.4 inhabitants per square mile (290.1/km2). There were 738 housing units at an average density of 354.8 per square mile (137.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 678 households, of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.6% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 42.5 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.


Haney County Senior & Community Services Center operates the Dial-A-Ride, which provides a local bus route between Burns and Hines.

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