Oceanside, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 361.
Population change since 2000: +10.7%
Males: 188  (52.2%)
Females: 173  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

61.9 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97134.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,079 (it was $40,708 in 2000)
Oceanside:

$66,079
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $60,478 (it was $32,158 in 2000)

Oceanside CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $671,317 (it was $297,100 in 2000)
Oceanside:

$671,317
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
March 2019 cost of living index in Oceanside: 112.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.1%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Oceanside, OR (2010)
    • 33592.8%White alone
    • 195.3%Hispanic
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (67.9%), English (14.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 362 people per square mile   (very low).

Oceanside, Oregon map

34 residents are foreign born (7.1% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

This place:

10.0%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,765 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,270 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (49.8 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (64.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (840.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Netarts, OR (1.5 miles ),
Cape Meares, OR (1.7 miles),
Bay City, OR (2.4 miles ),
Tillamook, OR (2.5 miles ),
Idaville, OR (2.5 miles ),
Garibaldi, OR (2.7 miles ),
Rockaway Beach, OR (3.3 miles ),
Beaver, OR (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 45.46 N, Longitude: 123.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 503

Distribution of median household income in Oceanside, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oceanside, OR in 2017
Oceanside satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Oceanside, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (19.5%)
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (27.0%)
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Food (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.0%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.3%)
  • Social assistance (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Oceanside, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (19.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (27.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (20.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.0%)
  • Construction laborers (10.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (9.0%)
  • Computer specialists (9.0%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (20.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (16.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (12.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (11.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (11.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.5%)

Average climate in Oceanside, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Oceanside-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 180% 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 142.3 miles away from Oceanside 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 130.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 338.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 150.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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 269.2 miles away from the city 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 301.3 miles away from the city 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).
Oceanside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oceanside:

  • ADVENTIST HEALTH TILLAMOOK HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; TILLAMOOK, OR)
  • TILLAMOOK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TILLAMOOK, OR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oceanside:

  • Pacific University (about 42 miles; Forest Grove, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,967)
  • George Fox University (about 50 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Western Oregon University (about 55 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Willamette University (about 59 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 59 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 59 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • Portland Community College (about 60 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oceanside: Netarts - Oceanside Sanitary District (A), Netarts - Oceanside Rural Fire Protection District Station 62 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Cliff Top Inn (1816 Maxwell Mountain Road), Ocean Front Cabins (1610 Pacific NW Avenue), House On the Hill (1816 Maxwell Mountain Road), Oceanside Inn (1440 Pacific Northwest).

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

1.9 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.1%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

8.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Oceanside:

Marital status in Oceanside, OR
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.7%
  • Divorced: 34.8%

For population 25 years and over in Oceanside:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Oregon average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oceanside, 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.
State:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Oregon:

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

21.0%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.5%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.6%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.6%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oceanside:

10.5%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oceanside:

7.0
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Oceanside:

56.6%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Oceanside:

72.9%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oceanside, OR Residents

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 Oceanside:

  • KMBD (1590 AM; 5 kW; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, 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)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oceanside:

  • KDEP (105.5 FM; DEPOE BAY, OR; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTIL-FM (94.1 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K289AC (105.7 FM; NEDONNA BEACH, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • K214DP (90.7 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
  • K205CY (88.9 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K211BM (90.1 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION/KMUN)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oceanside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: OMF OMF-100-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 320MV , Serial Number: 0032, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2003
    Registrant (LLC): Planeco LLC, Po Box 381, Oceanside, OR 97134
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6YT , Serial Number: 2198, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Steven W Cassinelli, Po Box 323, Oceanside, OR 97134

Most common first names in Oceanside, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert581.8 years
James468.2 years
Harold370.7 years
Mary377.0 years
Richard375.6 years
Ada270.0 years
Elizabeth281.5 years
Florence294.5 years
Earl262.5 years
Ivan269.0 years
Most common last names in Oceanside, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor280.4 years
Hughey276.0 years
Baker273.5 years
Balsiger286.5 years
Hammer283.4 years
Hubbard270.9 years
Hilferty263.9 years
Burghardt279.5 years
Burnworth264.5 years
Shaver261.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oceanside, OR
  • 67.0%Electricity
  • 28.0%Wood
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oceanside, OR
  • 100.0%Electricity


Oceanside compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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