Yachats, Oregon

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 706 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 314  (44.6%)
Females: 392  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  63.1 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97498.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,203 (it was $32,308 in 2000)
Yachats:

$40,203
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,418 (it was $24,143 in 2000)

Yachats city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $341,944 (it was $200,800 in 2000)
Yachats:

$341,944
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $256,326; Detached houses: $292,889; Townhouses or other attached units: $313,238; In 2-unit structures: $228,401; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $550,580; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,278; Mobile homes: $112,712; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,309

Median gross rent in 2013: $891.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Yachats, OR (2010)

    Yachats races chart
    • 63191.4%White alone
    • 334.8%Hispanic
    • 111.6%American Indian alone
    • 101.4%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yachats: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Yachats, OR forum
Recent posts about Yachats, Oregon on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users. Yachats is mentioned 306 times on our forum:
Fairs and festivals in Oregon.  (43 replies)
Just got back from the coast.... *sigh*  (172 replies)
Where should we move to?  (50 replies)
Illinois to Oregon  (11 replies)
Found Summer rental in Florence  (16 replies)
Best chowder on the coast?  (52 replies)

Latest news from Yachats, OR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Yachats, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (14.0%), English (7.0%), Norwegian (5.3%), Scottish (5.1%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 793 people per square mile   (low).

Yachats,OR real estate house value index trend

Yachats, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Yachats:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yachats city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,389 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,597 (0.8%)

Yachats satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (52.4 miles , pop. 137,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (104.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (770.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Waldport, OR (2.9 miles ), North Siuslaw, OR (4.3 miles ), Florence, OR (4.8 miles ), Newport, OR (4.8 miles ), Agate Beach, OR (4.8 miles ), Toledo, OR (4.8 miles ), Middle Siuslaw-Triangle Lake, OR (4.9 miles ), Alsea, OR (5.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $312,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $260,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 124.10 W

Area code: 541

Yachats household income distribution Yachats home values distribution

Yachats tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Yachats, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Yachats-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 358% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 260.5 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 192.5 miles away from Yachats 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 221.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from the 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from Yachats center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yachats topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yachats:

  • Oregon State University (about 45 miles; Corvallis, OR; Full-time enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 53 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • University of Oregon (about 55 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Western Oregon University (about 57 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Lane Community College (about 58 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • Willamette University (about 69 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 73 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Yachats: Yachats Sewage Treatment Plant (A), South Lincoln Ambulance Service (B), Yachats Rural Fire Protection District South Station (C), Yachats Public Works (D), Yachats City Hall (E), Yachats Municipal Court (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Yachats Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Yachats River (A), Gregory Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Yachats: Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Little Log Church Museum (328 West 3rd), Sea Rose Gift Shop (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 95478 Highway 101 South), Oregon Coast Shell Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 95478 Highway 101 South).

Hotels: Gillmore E J & V J (431 West 2D), Fireside Motel (1881 Highway 101 North), Ocean Cove Inn (Highway 101 & Prospe), Dublin House (7 Saint & Highway 101), Ocean Haven (94770 Highway 101 South), Holiday Market & Motel (5933 Highway 101 North), Oregon House Lodging (94288 Highway 101 South), Rock Park Cottages (431 West 2D & Ocean View Drive), Burd's Nest Inn (664 North Yachats River Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.5%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Yachats (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Yachats Branch at 501 N Highway 101, branch established on 1964/12/29. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Oregon average:

11.4

Yachats travel time to work - commute Yachats mode of transportation to work chart

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 Yachats city (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,30352
Catholic2,5244
Other1,68910
Mainline Protestant1,46412
None36,054-
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: 21
Lincoln County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Lincoln County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lincoln County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 111
Here:

24.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

27.1%
Oregon:

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

17.1%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Yachats:

54.0%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Yachats:

50.6%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Yachats:

18.7%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Yachats:

8.7%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Yachats:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Yachats:

38.1%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.7%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Yachats, 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
Financial Administration 1$6,976$83,7120$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,690$40,1400$0
Streets and Highways 3$14,454$57,8160$0
Sewerage 1$6,702$80,4240$0
Water Supply 1$7,634$91,6080$0
Totals for Government 8$42,456$63,6840$0

Yachats government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($141.64)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.83)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $263,000 ($372.52)
    Sewerage: $197,000 ($279.04)
    Water Utilities: $181,000 ($256.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $81,000 ($114.73)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($87.82)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($14.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($59.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($41.08)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($22.66)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($21.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $310,000 ($439.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($127.48)

Yachats government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $302,000 ($427.76)
    All Other: $17,000 ($24.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($33.99)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($31.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $317,000 ($449.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($36.83)
    General Support: $16,000 ($22.66)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $291,000 ($412.18)
    Property: $153,000 ($216.71)
    NEC: $71,000 ($100.57)
    Public Utilities: $42,000 ($59.49)

Yachats government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,504,000 ($2130.31)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $708,000 ($1002.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $648,000 ($917.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,377,000 ($1950.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($179.89)
    Other, NEC: $60,000 ($84.99)

Yachats government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $883,000 ($1250.71)

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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  0.49% ($25,134 average AGI)
from Marion County, OR  0.36% ($36,770)
from Lane County, OR  0.35% ($29,542)


7.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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  0.60% ($37,465 average AGI)
to Lane County, OR  0.55% ($23,269)
to Marion County, OR  0.49% ($24,341)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yachats:

  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KORC (820 AM; 1 kW; WALDPORT, OR; Owner: TOTAL ACCESS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNPT (1310 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: YAOUINA BAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, 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.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yachats:

  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWVZ (91.5 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KSHL (97.5 FM; GLENEDEN BEACH, OR; Owner: STEPHANIE LINN)
  • KNCU (92.7 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: PACIFIC WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCO (90.5 FM; NEWPORT, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KPPT-FM (100.7 FM; TOLEDO, OR; Owner: AGPAL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K218CR (91.5 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFO (88.1 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KCST-FM (106.9 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: COAST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)

Yachats fatal accident list:

Jul 5, 2013 04:45 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 44.32299, Lon: -124.10175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1998 03:40 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1992 05:06 PM, 9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 1988 08:30 PM, 0009, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $435,000Total costs
  • 5,633Total average daily traffic
  • 590Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,196Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Atop Cape Perpetua (Lat: 44.286778 Lon: -124.102333), Call Sign: KNKN413
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 896 Horizon Hill Road (45878) (Lat: 44.314556 Lon: -124.096278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN231
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Douglas I BrandonRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Steve Olson, 896 Horizon Hill Rd (Lat: 44.314444 Lon: -124.096389), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 4692297422, , 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • Kellye E Abernathy, 896 Horizon Hill Rd (Lat: 44.314444 Lon: -124.096389), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Kellye.E.Abernathy@cingular.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • 896 Horizon Hill Rd (Lat: 44.314444 Lon: -124.096389), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 5419282900, , 520 AIRPORT RD SE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cape Perpetua Look Out (Lat: 44.287500 Lon: -124.106111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQPE328
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.485 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Doug DawsonRegistrant: Central Lincoln Peoples Utility District, Newport, OR 97365, Phone: (541) 574-2606, Email:
  • CAPE PERPETUA, 24 Miles S Of Newport (Lat: 44.293722 Lon: -124.080028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WQSS402
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2023, Certifier: Don BakerRegistrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • EUGCAPEGROVE, 91291 Hwy 101 (Lat: 44.115389 Lon: -124.114833), Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WPJA724
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHzGrant Date: 03/13/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/07/1996Registrant: U S West New Vector Group Inc, 3350 161st Ave Se, Bellevue, WA 98008
  • CAPE PERPETU, 1.5 Miles Southeast Of (Lat: 44.293639 Lon: -124.080194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQPD765, Licensee ID: L00007891
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: Curtis LandersRegistrant: Lincoln County, Oregon, 225 W Olive St., Newport, OR 97365, Phone: (541) 265-0651, Fax: (541) 265-4926, Email:
  • YACHATS, 896 Horizon Hill Road (Lat: 44.314556 Lon: -124.096278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQTB703
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2013, Expiration Date: 12/30/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: Att Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yachats)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 1460V , Serial Number: 17263597, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Janet M Burley, Po Box 444, Yachats, OR 97498, Other Owners: James A Burley
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 503CA , Serial Number: 17263757, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul W Jr Thompson, Po Box 898, Yachats, OR 97498, Other Owners: Elida Canales

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Yachats, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1873.1 years
John1669.9 years
Robert1471.4 years
Charles1377.6 years
James1271.9 years
Mary1085.7 years
Richard873.1 years
Paul875.6 years
Joseph773.2 years
Ruth786.3 years
Most common last names in Yachats, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morgan674.4 years
Anderson572.6 years
Preston563.2 years
Wilson565.6 years
Peterson474.8 years
Stokes482.5 years
Thompson481.5 years
Dunn384.7 years
Hill387.7 years
Cumming389.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Yachats compared to Oregon 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Yachats on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #45 (97498) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Vincent Logan Gilbert (3)
  • Todd Moyer (1)
  • Clyde Mcclain Lewman (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2016.