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Yachats, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Yachats had a population of 687 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Yachats is located at latitude 44.3118 and longitude -124.1014 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yachats (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 46 feet.

The City of Yachats 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yachats population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Yachats, OR Boundary Map

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Yachats, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 687
Population in Households 604
Population in Familes 390
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 755
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 402
Average Household Size 1.5
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (34.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (48.9%)
Median Home Value $201,250
Average Home Value $248,723
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,201
Average Household Income $53,322
Per Capita Income $25,634
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 1.22%
Households 0.1% 1.4%
Families 0.48% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.

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Yachats, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yachats to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 240 37th
Population Density1 # 228 40th
Diversity Index2 # 236 38th
Median Household Income # 209 45th
Per Capita Income # 148 61st

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