Pacific City, Oregon

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Population in 2010: 1,035. Population change since 2000: +0.8%
Males: 522  (50.5%)
Females: 513  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  55.4 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97135.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,800 (it was $33,250 in 2000)
Pacific City:

$30,800
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,277 (it was $25,819 in 2000)

Pacific City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $347,359 (it was $180,400 in 2000)
Pacific City:

$347,359
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $364,473; Detached houses: $375,853; Mobile homes: $225,542

Median gross rent in 2012: $942.

Pacific City races chart
  • White alone - 915 (88.4%)
  • Hispanic - 62 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pacific City: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.1%), English (13.3%), Scottish (10.5%), Irish (9.2%), Norwegian (8.3%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 277 people per square mile   (very low).

Pacific City,OR real estate house value index trend

Pacific City, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Pacific City:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pacific City CDP:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 71.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 2.0%

54 residents are foreign born (4.8% Europe).

This place:  4.9%
Oregon:  9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,635 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,694 (0.6%)

Pacific City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (49.3 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (66.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (824.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cloverdale, OR (1.9 miles ), Hebo, OR (2.3 miles ), Neskowin, OR (2.6 miles) , Beaver, OR (2.9 miles) , Rose Lodge, OR (3.7 miles ), De Lake, OR (4.0 miles ), Netarts, OR (4.0 miles ), Lincoln City, OR (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 45.21 N, Longitude: 123.96 W

Area code: 503

Pacific City household income distribution Pacific City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (56%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Pacific City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pacific City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pacific City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 183% 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 157.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 321.9 miles away from Pacific City center
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 146.2 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 252.6 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 283.8 miles away from Pacific City center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 226.3 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pacific City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pacific City:

  • OREGON HEALTH CARE CENTER-EVERGREEN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LINCOLN CITY, OR)
  • NORTH LINCOLN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LINCOLN CITY, OR)
  • SAMARITAN NORTH LINCOLN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LINCOLN CITY, OR)
  • LINCOLN CITY REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LINCOLN CITY, OR)

Airports located in Pacific City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pacific City:

  • Western Oregon University (about 43 miles; Monmouth, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • Pacific University (about 47 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • George Fox University (about 49 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Willamette University (about 50 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 51 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • Oregon State University (about 56 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 59 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)

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Notable locations in Pacific City: Pacific City Joint Water Sanitary Authority (A), Nestucca Country Sporting Goods Boat Launch (B), Raines Resort Dock (C), Kiawanda Community Center Park and Ride (D), Cape Kiwanda County Boat Launch (E), Tillamook County General Hospital Pacific City Station (F), Nestucca Rural Fire Protection District Station 82 Pacific City (G), South Tillamook County Branch Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pacific City include: Pacific Coast Bible Church (A), Nestucca Valley Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Miles Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Sand Creek (A), Horn Creek (B), Town Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pacific City include: Webb County Park (1), Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (2), Woods County Park (3), Cape Kiwanda County Park (4), Mugg County Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Pacific City Inn (35280 Brooten Road), Inn at Pacific City (35215 Brooten Road), Hemems Barbara LMT (6585 Pacific Avenue), Inn at Cape Kiwanda (33105 Cape Kiwanda Drive).

Tillamook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.9%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.2%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Pacific City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Pacific City compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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.

Banks with branches in Pacific City (2011 data):

  • Oregon Coast Bank: Pacific City Branch at 35940 Airport Way, branch established on 2004/04/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.7 mil, Deposits: $147.6 mil, headquarters in Newport, OR, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Oregon Coast Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pacific City travel time to work - commute Pacific City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pacific City CDP (based on Tillamook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.96%
Here: 26.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents21.8%12.2%10.3%9.3%8.7%
Congregations8.3%5.6%5.6%8.3%5.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents7.6%6.8%6.2%3.2%14.1%
Congregations5.6%5.6%8.3%5.6%41.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

20.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tillamook County:

26.1%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

14.2%

6.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.78% ($41,069 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.63% ($46,672)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.33% ($26,633)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.59% ($29,648 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.57% ($41,231)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.38% ($45,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pacific City:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KMBD (1590 AM; 5 kW; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
  • KBCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pacific City:

  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KTIL-FM (94.1 FM; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: OREGON EAGLE, INC.)
  • KDEP (105.5 FM; DEPOE BAY, OR; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
  • K207BO (89.3 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYTE (102.7 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: YAQUINA BAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRF-FM (96.7 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K289AC (105.7 FM; NEDONNA BEACH, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSHL (97.5 FM; GLENEDEN BEACH, OR; Owner: STEPHANIE LINN)
  • KLCO (90.5 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KNCU (92.7 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPPT-FM (100.7 FM; TOLEDO, OR; Owner: AGPAL BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pacific City:

  • K19EI (Channel 19; PACIFIC C/CLOVERDALE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K35CR (Channel 35; TILLAMOOK, ETC., OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K40EG (Channel 40; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K43EJ (Channel 43; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K52ET (Channel 52; TILLAMOOK, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

Pacific City fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 1996 02:45 PM, Lewsmarket, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Most common first names in Pacific City, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1373.6 years
William970.0 years
Robert775.1 years
Henry780.0 years
George673.5 years
James673.7 years
Edward570.0 years
Thomas469.2 years
Ruth475.8 years
Richard470.2 years
Most common last names in Pacific City, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams478.8 years
Smith465.0 years
King390.4 years
Beachy388.7 years
Lee374.6 years
Payton388.6 years
Reddekopp365.7 years
Tellefson378.7 years
Schroeder365.0 years
Simmons380.0 years

Businesses in Pacific City, OR

  • True Value: 1
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