The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. It is a port on the Columbia River, and is named for the nearby Hood River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,167.
Hood River is located at the confluence of the Hood River and the Columbia River in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. About 30 miles south is the famous Mount Hood, the tallest peak in the state, while looking north one can see Mount Adams in Washington. South of the city is the Hood River Valley, known for its production of apples, pears, and cherries.
The median age in the city was 36.3 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.