For population 25 years and over in Rockaway Beach:
For population 15 years and over in Rockaway Beach city:
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,306 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (48.7 miles , pop. 70,186).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (63.3 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (849.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Garibaldi, OR (2.0 miles ), Wheeler, OR (2.4 miles ), Bay City, OR (2.6 miles ), Bayside Gardens, OR (2.6 miles ), Manzanita, OR (2.7 miles ), Nehalem, OR (2.7 miles ), Cape Meares, OR (2.8 miles) , Idaville, OR (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.61 N, Longitude: 123.94 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 Rockaway Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +293 (+30.1%).
Work and jobs in Rockaway Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rockaway Beach, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Rockaway Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/2004 at 16:45:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.1 MS, 4.9 MW, 4.8 MW, Depth: 18.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Rockaway Beach 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) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/4/1992 at 22:29:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/2003 at 19:26:30, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from Rockaway Beach center
On 8/3/2006 at 08:39:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 10, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rockaway Beach:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockaway Beach:
Public high school in Rockaway Beach:
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Public elementary/middle school in Rockaway Beach:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockaway Beach and their reported violations in the past:TWIN ROCKS CONFERENCE ASSN. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.5%
(14.7% 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 two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Rockaway Beach compared to Oregon state average:
Banks with branches in Rockaway Beach (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rockaway Beach city (based on Tillamook County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,585 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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 ($37,040 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $784,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,837
Total average daily truck traffic: 972
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rockaway Beach)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockaway Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
State forum archive:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.