Yachats, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 757 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.7%
 
Males: 275  (36.4%)
Females: 482  (63.6%)
Median resident age:

64.0 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97498.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,270 (it was $32,308 in 2000)
Yachats:

$46,270
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,789 (it was $24,143 in 2000)

Yachats city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $426,601 (it was $200,800 in 2000)
Yachats:

$426,601
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $454,428; detached houses: $478,056; mobile homes: $51,761

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,014.

March 2019 cost of living index in Yachats: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 3.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Yachats, OR (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Yachats, Oregon as of January 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yachats is 333 to 1.


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Yachats, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (12.9%), European (9.0%), Irish (7.9%), Norwegian (5.4%), American (3.2%), Scandinavian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 850 people per square mile   (low).

Yachats, Oregon map

63 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 2.8% North America, 1.2% Africa).

This city:

9.3%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,129 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,116 (1.0%)

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)

Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 124.10 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Yachats, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Yachats, OR in 2017
Yachats satellite photo by USGS

Yachats tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in Yachats, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.8%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Yachats, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (15.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 50.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 5.39. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

5.39
U.S.:

8.46

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 Yachats 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 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 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 Yachats 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 the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from Yachats 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tsunami Wave: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Yachats:

Marital status in Yachats, OR
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Yachats:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yachats
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Yachats, OR (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Lincoln County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

24.25 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

10.0%
State:

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

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $137,000 ($180.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($59.45)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($59.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $372,000 ($491.41)
    Sewerage: $335,000 ($442.54)
    Central Staff Services: $316,000 ($417.44)
    General - Other: $132,000 ($174.37)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($137.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($92.47)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($19.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($5.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $236,000 ($311.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($7.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $514,000 ($679.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($40.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $517,000 ($682.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($33.03)
    Other: $4,000 ($5.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $63,000 ($83.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($2.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $123,000 ($162.48)
    Rents: $18,000 ($23.78)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($23.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($18.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($3.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $425,000 ($561.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($46.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($30.38)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($23.78)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $660,000 ($871.86)
    Property: $293,000 ($387.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $58,000 ($76.62)
    Other License: $36,000 ($47.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($22.46)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,002,000 ($10570.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,624,000 ($10071.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $378,000 ($499.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,627,000 ($3470.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $910,000 ($1202.11)

10.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
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  0.67% ($46,520 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.49% ($41,178)
from Washington County, OR  0.48% ($63,898)


8.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
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 Lane County, OR  0.62% ($39,563 average AGI)
to Marion County, OR  0.56% ($45,100)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.45% ($39,296)

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:

Dec 20, 2016 07:40 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 44.317567, Lon: -124.103894, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 2013 04:45 PM, Us-101 (Odot 9), Lat: 44.322992, Lon: -124.101747, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.0mTotal length
  • $1,946,000Total costs
  • 18,333Total average daily traffic
  • 2,528Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,296Total 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Douglas I BrandonRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC, Plano, Phone: (469) 229-7422
  • Kellye E Abernathy, 896 Horizon Hill Rd (Lat: 44.314444 Lon: -124.096389), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, Kellye.E.Abernathy@cingular.Com, , Plano, Phone: (469) 229-7422
  • 896 Horizon Hill Rd (Lat: 44.314444 Lon: -124.096389), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: Triton Cellular Partners Of Lincoln LLC, Alban-y, Phone: (541) 928-2900

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • East 7th Ave (Lat: 44.292889 Lon: -124.099000), Call Sign: WNFN970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/25/2021, Registrant: Silke Communications, Inc., 3 Crow Canyon Court, San Rramon, CA 94583, Phone: (925) 225-1820, Fax: (541) 687-1613, Email:
  • Cape Perpetua (Lat: 44.293194 Lon: -124.080639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQKT429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.485 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2009, Expiration Date: 09/08/2019, Certifier: Douglas A Dawson, Registrant: Central Lincoln Peoples Utility District, 2129 North Coast Highway, Newport, OR 97365, Phone: (541) 574-2090, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Doug Dawson, Registrant: Central Lincoln Peoples Utility District, Newport, OR 97365, Phone: (541) 574-2606, Email:
  • Between King St And Elk Mountain Rd (Lat: 44.318194 Lon: -124.101167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 1.8 m, Overall height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQYC296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2016, Expiration Date: 08/15/2026, Certifier: Rick R Mcclung, Registrant: The Automation Group, Inc., 4678 Isabelle St., Eugene, OR 97402, Phone: (541) 359-3755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • EUGCAPEGROVE, 91291 Hwy 101 (Lat: 44.115389 Lon: -124.114833), Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WPJA724,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/07/1996, Registrant: 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: Curtis Landers, Registrant: Lincoln County, 225 W. Olive St., Suite 103, Newport, OR 97365, Phone: (541) 265-4199, Fax: (541) 265-4197, Email:
  • YACHATS, 896 Horizon Hill Road (Lat: 44.314556 Lon: -124.096278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WQTB703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/30/2013, Expiration Date: 12/30/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • CAPE PERPETU, Cape Perpetua (Lat: 44.287500 Lon: -124.106111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WRCY866, Licensee ID: L00006751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2019, Expiration Date: 02/28/2029, Certifier: Ronald Beck, Registrant: Central Lincoln Peoples Utility District, P.O. Box 1126 2129 N. Coast Hwy., Newport, OR 97365, Phone: (541) 574-2006, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Janet M Burley, Po Box 444, Yachats, OR 97498, Other Owners: James A Burley
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4566Z , Serial Number: 22-8074, Year manufactured: 1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Packett, 195 Seaview Ln, Yachats, OR 97498
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul W Jr Thompson, Po Box 898, Yachats, OR 97498, Other Owners: Elida Canales
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER CO R66 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C300/A1 (300 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 66EH , Serial Number: 0363, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Crescent Vertical LLC, Po Box 346, Yachats, OR 97498

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Yachats, OR
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 14.1%Wood
  • 5.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Yachats, OR
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.0%No fuel used


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.
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