County population in 2012: 25,287 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 24,262 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,512 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,011 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,331 Renter-occupied apartments: 3,311 (it was 2,869 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 1102 sq. mi. Water area: 230.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 23 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tillamook County: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.2%), Retail trade (14.0%), Manufacturing (12.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.0%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,360 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,252 (0.6%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 40.9% for other race residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 47 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 44 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tillamook County is $506 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $651 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $910 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Tillamook County: Juno (A), Tillamook County Fairgrounds Outdoor Stage (B), Moon Meadow Dairy (C), Hebo Lake Recreation Site (D), Castle Rock Recreation Site (E), Castle Rock (F), Tillamook River Safety Rest Area (G), Lees Camp (H), Herbst Place (I), Hebo Work Camp (J), Tillamook County Fairgrounds Racetrack (K), Tillamook Water Treatment Plant (L), Manzanita Water Treatment Plant (M), Neskowin Regional Sanitary Authority (N), Cloverdale Sanitary District Treatment Plant (O), Nehalem Bay Wastewater Agency (P), Hebo Joint Water and Sanitary Authority (Q), Port of Tillamook Bay and Industrial Air Park Sewage Treatment Plant (R), Twin Rocks Sanitary District (S), Hollywood Camp OHV Staging Area (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Sunset Heights Memorial Gardens (1), Bay City IOOF Cemetery (2), Trout Cemetery (3), Tillamook IOOF Cemetery (4), Fairview Cemetery (5), Sacred Heart Cemetery (6), Gist Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Hidden Lake (A), Sears Lake (B), Smith Lake (C), Spring Lake (D), Nedonna Lake (E), Archer Pond (F), Chamberlain Lake (G), Blue Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolfe Creek (A), Yager Creek (B), Munson Creek (C), Kingston Creek (D), Killam Creek (E), Kilchis River (F), Kellow Creek (G), Kautz Creek (H), Royce Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Tillamook County include: Kilchis River County Park (1), Charles Sprague Memorial Wayside (2), Jordan Creek OHV Staging Area (3), Lyda Camp OHV Staging Area (4), Nehalem Falls Campground (5), Smith Homestead (6), Stagecoach Horsecamp (7), Stones Road Boat Launch (8), Nehalem City Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 119 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $267,110 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $146.59 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.64% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.94% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $203,672 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.32% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.95% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,089 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.98% Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 110.27 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 61.41% Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Tillamook County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 21.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tillamook County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 34% 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 66.3 miles away from the county 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 86.8 miles away from the county 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 61.7 miles away from the county center On 4/4/1992 at 22:29:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from Tillamook County 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 51.2 miles away from the county center On 8/3/2006 at 08:39:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
OregonáSevere Winter Storm, Flooding, Mudslides, Landslides, And Debris Flows, Incident Period: January 13, 2011 to January 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1956): February 17, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1956, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
OregonáSevere Winter Storm, Record and Near Record Snow, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 13, 2008 to December 26, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1824): March 2, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1824, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Snow
OregonáSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 1, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1733): December 8, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1733, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
OregonáSevere Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1683): February 22, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1683, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
OregonáSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 5, 2006 to November 8, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1672): December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1672, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
OregonáSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1632): March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
OregonáHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3228): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
OregonáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1510): February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
OregonáSevere Storms/High Winds, Incident Period: December 10, 1996 to December 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1107): March 19, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1107, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
OregonáSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 4, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1099): February 9, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
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).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Births per 1000 population in Tillamook County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population in Tillamook County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tillamook County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 5,468 (4,774 aged, 694 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.01 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6107.050 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 100.310 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38291.47
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1107.730 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1095.860 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.91
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.74 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.9
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.96
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 238.6. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
Firearm - 168.8
Other - 69.8
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 19,961 (5,183 male householders, 1,747 female householders)
5,590 spouses, 5,760 children (5,190 natural, 175 adopted, 395 stepchildren), 424 grandchildren, 141 brothers or sisters, 155 parents, 212 other relatives, 632 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 4,813 (1,904 male householders (1,448 living alone)), 2,000 female householders (1,703 living alone)), 909 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 476 (398 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 3,892 2-persons, 1,298 3-persons, 943 4-persons, 482 5-persons, 192 6-persons, 123 7-or-more-persons.
93.7% of residents of Tillamook County speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $162,274,000 ($6511 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $5,620,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $87,192,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,795,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,863,000 Federal grants: $25,261,000 Federal procurement contracts: $3,554,000 ($942,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $8,609,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $1,080,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,728,000 Federal Government insurance: $262,602,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
51 per 1000 residents
65 per 1000 residents
60 per 1000 residents
44 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +311
+12 per 1000 residents
+20 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +988
+39 per 1000 residents
+21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tillamook County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.73 millions of gallons per day (38% from ground, 62% from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 214
2000 to 2004: 886
1990 to 1999: 3,318
1980 to 1989: 2,528
1970 to 1979: 3,486
1960 to 1969: 1,823
1950 to 1959: 1,475
1940 to 1949: 1,414
1939 or earlier: 2,556
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tillamook County, Oregon
55% of Tillamook County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Oregon.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 13227
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $121,000
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tillamook County