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Gearhart, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gearhart had a population of 1,507 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gearhart is located at latitude 46.0317 and longitude -123.9185 in Clatsop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gearhart (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Clatsop County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Gearhart (GNIS ID: 2410578) 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 Gearhart is located within Astoria Division of Clatsop County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gearhart 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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Gearhart, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,507
Population in Households 1,507
Population in Familes 1,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 792
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 658
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 429
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 472 (31.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 826 (55.7%)
Median Home Value $387,500
Average Home Value $470,930
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,241
Average Household Income $63,783
Per Capita Income $28,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.56%
Households 0.22% 0.48%
Families 0.0% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Gearhart, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gearhart 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 # 182 52nd
Population Density1 # 222 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 259 31st
Median Household Income # 168 56th
Per Capita Income # 103 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.