For population 25 years and over in Gearhart:
For population 15 years and over in Gearhart city:
67 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,019 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (58.4 miles , pop. 70,186).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (70.7 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (875.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Seaside, OR (1.5 miles ), Jeffers Gardens, OR (3.1 miles ), Cannon Beach, OR (3.1 miles ), Warrenton, OR (3.2 miles ), Astoria, OR (3.5 miles ), Chinook, WA (4.1 miles ), Jewell, OR (4.4 miles) , Neahkahnie, OR (4.5 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.02 N, Longitude: 123.92 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 503
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Gearhart detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -170 (-14.6%).
Work and jobs in Gearhart: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gearhart, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Gearhart-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from Gearhart center
On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2001 at 13:19:11, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 5.0 MD, Depth: 25.3 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from Gearhart center
On 8/19/2004 at 06:06:03, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 4.7 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 17.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clatsop County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gearhart:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gearhart:
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Public elementary/middle school in Gearhart:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gearhart and their reported violations in the past:GEARHART WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1240, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gearhart compared to Oregon state average:
Banks with branches in Gearhart (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Gearhart city (based on Clatsop County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
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Gearhart government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Gearhart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,037 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($181 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,212 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Gearhart fatal accident list:
Jun 5, 1997 09:58 PM, 101/Odot 9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1981 09:29 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gearhart)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gearhart)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gearhart, OR
Businesses in Gearhart, OR
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.