Nehalem, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 292 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.8%
Males: 143  (49.2%)
Females: 149  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

29.3 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97131.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,670 (it was $40,250 in 2000)
Nehalem:

$57,670
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,185 (it was $15,408 in 2000)

Nehalem city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $250,843 (it was $140,100 in 2000)
Nehalem:

$250,843
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $351,905; detached houses: $377,130; townhouses or other attached units: $994,858; in 2-unit structures: $366,980; mobile homes: $193,782; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $1,442

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,084.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nehalem: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.5%
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  • Races in Nehalem, OR (2010)
    • 24590.4%White alone
    • 165.9%Hispanic
    • 72.6%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Asian alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

Races in Nehalem detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Nehalem, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (18.9%), European (14.0%), Norwegian (13.3%), English (7.7%), Irish (7.7%), British (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,238 people per square mile   (low).

Nehalem, Oregon map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,443 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,972 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (48.0 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (62.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (855.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bayside Gardens, OR (0.9 miles ),
Manzanita, OR (1.4 miles ),
Wheeler, OR (1.4 miles ),
Neahkahnie, OR (1.6 miles),
Rockaway Beach, OR (2.7 miles ),
Garibaldi, OR (3.3 miles ),
Cannon Beach, OR (3.5 miles ),
Bay City, OR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 45.72 N, Longitude: 123.90 W

Area code: 503

Distribution of median household income in Nehalem, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Nehalem, OR in 2017

Nehalem tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Nehalem, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (25.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (37.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (17.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.0%)
  • Utilities (7.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.0%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (14.6%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Nehalem, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (10.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other transportation occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (17.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.0%)
  • Construction laborers (8.8%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Other transportation occupations (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.3%)

Average climate in Nehalem, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nehalem, Oregon average temperatures Nehalem, Oregon average precipitation Nehalem, Oregon humidity Nehalem, Oregon wind speed Nehalem, Oregon snowfall Nehalem, Oregon sunshine Nehalem, Oregon clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Nehalem-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from Nehalem center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
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 113.9 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from Nehalem center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 356.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 287.1 miles away from Nehalem center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 319.2 miles away from Nehalem center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tillamook County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nehalem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nehalem:

  • HARVEY E RINEHART MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WHEELER, OR)
  • NEHALEM VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WHEELER, OR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nehalem:

  • Pacific University (about 41 miles; Forest Grove, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,967)
  • George Fox University (about 54 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 55 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • University of Portland (about 58 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Portland Community College (about 60 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Clark College (about 61 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Portland State University (about 61 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)

Public elementary/middle school in Nehalem:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nehalem: Nehalem H Street Public Dock (A), Nehalem Tohls Street Public Dock (B), Nehalem City Hall (C), Nehalem City Hall and Fire Department (D), Nehalem Public Works (E), Tillamook County North District Public Works (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Tubessing Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Nehalem River Inn Restaurant (34910 Highway 53).

Tillamook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nehalem and their reported violations in the past:

OPRD OSWALD WEST STATE PARK (Address: 41575 HWY 101 N , Population served: 1,708, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEHALEM, CITY OF (Population served: 1,700, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
NEAHKAHNIE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
OPRD SADDLE MOUNTAIN SP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TIDELAND WATER CO-OP (Address: 14855 TIDELAND ROAD , Population served: 20, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.2%
Whole state:

8.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Nehalem:

Marital status in Nehalem, OR
  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Nehalem:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Oregon average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nehalem, OR (based on Tillamook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,03924
Catholic2,1962
Mainline Protestant9368
Other9093
None18,170-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Tillamook County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Tillamook County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Tillamook County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Tillamook County:

20.03 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tillamook County:

26.1%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tillamook County:

21.0%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nehalem:

51.1%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nehalem:

51.4%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Nehalem:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nehalem:

19.3%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nehalem:

43.0%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Nehalem:

57.3%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Nehalem:

80.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nehalem, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 4$13,575$40,7250$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$789
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$719
Totals for Government 4$13,575$40,7254$1,508

Nehalem government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $125,000 ($428.08)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($13.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $304,000 ($1041.10)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($345.89)
    Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($239.73)
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000 ($140.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($37.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($20.55)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($17.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($13.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $13,000 ($44.52)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($6.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $69,000 ($236.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $177,000 ($606.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($102.74)

Nehalem government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $553,000 ($1893.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($6.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($6.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($184.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($44.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($30.82)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($13.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($10.27)
    Rents: $2,000 ($6.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $476,000 ($1630.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($51.37)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($23.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($6.85)
  • Tax - Property: $49,000 ($167.81)
    Other License: $26,000 ($89.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($68.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($6.85)

Nehalem government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,870,000 ($9828.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,774,000 ($9500.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000 ($328.77)

Nehalem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $894,000 ($3061.64)

8.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.33% ($69,188 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  1.02% ($61,216)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.53% ($52,925)


5.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, OR  0.62% ($54,683 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.59% ($46,018)
to Marion County, OR  0.35% ($40,794)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nehalem:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KMBD (1590 AM; 5 kW; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KAST (1370 AM; 10 kW; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSWB (840 AM; 1 kW; SEASIDE, OR; Owner: CANNON BEACH RADIO)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nehalem:

  • K289AC (105.7 FM; NEDONNA BEACH, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDEP (105.5 FM; DEPOE BAY, OR; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BA (89.5 FM; WHEELER, ETC., OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KTIL-FM (94.1 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KCRX-FM (102.3 FM; SEASIDE, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMUN (91.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KWYA (89.7 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K216DM (91.1 FM; NEHALEM, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCYS (98.1 FM; SEASIDE, OR; Owner: DAVE'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAST-FM (92.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Nehalem:

  • K51FK (Channel 51; NEHALEM/ROCKAWAY, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K36GU (Channel 36; ROCKAWAY & VICINITY, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K47CD (Channel 47; ROCKAWAY, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K20HT (Channel 20; ROCKAWAY, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K41GG (Channel 41; ROCKAWAY, ETC., OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)
  • K44AV (Channel 44; ROCKAWAY, OR; Owner: RURAL OREGON WIRELESS TELEVISION)

Nehalem fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 1997 09:20 AM, North Fork, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.8mTotal length
  • 12,514Total average daily traffic
  • 1,227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,245Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Wilkins Peak (Lat: 45.714167 Lon: -123.895278), Type: 25.0, Overall height: 25 m, Registrant: Nehalem Telephone, 100 Nehal-em, Phone: (503) 368-5116

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 9th And Hugo (Lat: 45.714278 Lon: -123.895417), Type: Upole, Call Sign: KZC492,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.430 MHz, 154.355 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 10/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2014, Registrant: City Of Nehalem, 35900 8th Street, Nehalem, OR 97131, Phone: (503) 368-5627, Fax: (503) 368-4175, Email:
  • 9th & Hugo St (Lat: 45.714278 Lon: -123.895417), Call Sign: KXK988, Licensee ID: L00243973,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2002, Expiration Date: 10/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2012, Registrant: County Of Tillamook, 201 Laurel Ave, Tillamook, OR 97141, Phone: (503) 842-3406, Fax: (503) 842-2721, Email:
  • 35900 8th St City Hall (Lat: 45.716778 Lon: -123.894306), Call Sign: KZE568,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.040 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2015, Expiration Date: 09/21/2025, Registrant: City Of Nehalem, 35900 8th Street, Nehalem, OR 97131, Phone: (503) 368-5627, Fax: (503) 368-4175, Email:
  • 37770 Nehalem Market Rd (Lat: 45.729278 Lon: -123.882083), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPIC775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 08/18/2025, Certifier: James C Goble, Registrant: Nbwa, 35755 7th Street, Nehalem, OR 97131, Phone: (503) 368-5125, Email:
  • Registration Booth, 83000 3rd St Necarney (Lat: 45.703333 Lon: -123.934444), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPHK554,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.225 MHz, 159.390 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2015, Expiration Date: 06/07/2025, Certifier: Clare M Wren, Registrant: Reg 4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017
  • 9th & Hugo (Lat: 45.714278 Lon: -123.895417), Call Sign: KNCN330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Certifier: James R Martell, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Angora Peak (Lat: 45.787028 Lon: -123.908722), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WME705, Licensee ID: L00129652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7050.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2003, Registrant: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023
  • NEAHKAHNIE, Near The Top Of Neahkahnie Mtn N Of (Lat: 45.744111 Lon: -123.940306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQNQ763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 04/21/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2012, Certifier: John W Mccaslin, Registrant: Oregon State (Owin), 2600 State St, Bldg E, Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 934-6946, Fax: (503) 934-6949, Email:
  • NEAHKAHNIE, Off Oregon Coast Hwy (Lat: 45.743889 Lon: -123.940472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQOR611, Licensee ID: L01097167,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Patrick Fuchs, Registrant: Mcminnville Access Company, 340 Ne Ford St, Mcminnville, OR 97128, Phone: (503) 472-9200, Fax: (503) 472-9151, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nehalem)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: GLOVER E R HURRICANE HAULER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 60523 , Serial Number: 123, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2006
    Registrant (Individual): E R Glover, 26440 Miami Foley Rd, Nehalem, OR 97131
  • Aircraft: GLOVER E R KOLB FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6052E , Serial Number: 456, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2006
    Registrant (Individual): E R Glover, 26440 Miami Foley Rd, Nehalem, OR 97131
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6845B , Serial Number: 22-4144, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/1983
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Peter B Smith, 39800 Anderson Rd, Nehalem, OR 97131, Other Owners: Nancy M Smith
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93598 , Serial Number: 921, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): E Ray Glover, 26440 Miami Foley Rd, Nehalem, OR 97131

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 21 took place in 2013, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Nehalem, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.9%), and Outside Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nehalem, OR
    • 7139.9%Structure Fires
    • 6234.8%Outside Fires
    • 2413.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2111.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nehalem, OR
Most common first names in Nehalem, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2171.1 years
John1577.6 years
William1371.0 years
Dorothy1378.2 years
Richard1273.3 years
James1280.2 years
Donald1174.3 years
George1177.6 years
Kenneth974.5 years
Ruth977.3 years
Most common last names in Nehalem, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1279.7 years
Smith1080.0 years
Walker872.7 years
Reed778.0 years
Johnson772.4 years
Thompson778.3 years
Crist674.5 years
Stephens676.2 years
Wilson680.5 years
Scovell671.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nehalem, OR
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 19.0%Wood
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nehalem, OR
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 28.6%Wood


Nehalem compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Nehalem on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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