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Cannon Beach, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Cannon Beach had a population of 1,766 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cannon Beach is located at latitude 45.8893 and longitude -123.9604 in Clatsop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cannon Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clatsop County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Cannon Beach (GNIS ID: 2409975) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cannon Beach is located within Seaside Division of Clatsop County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cannon Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Cannon Beach, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,766
Population in Households 1,689
Population in Familes 1,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 1,146
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 413
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (24.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,105 (58.6%)
Median Home Value $584,559
Average Home Value $659,096


Median Household Income $46,922
Average Household Income $67,827
Per Capita Income $32,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.76%
Households 0.48% 0.66%
Families -0.08% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cannon Beach, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cannon Beach to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 168 56th
Population Density1 # 182 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 140 63rd
Median Household Income # 181 52nd
Per Capita Income # 53 86th

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