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Yachats, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Yachats is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lincoln County at latitude 44.3118 and longitude -124.1014. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 46 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Yachats, but most people and references simply refer to it as Yachats, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Yachats indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Yachats, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 729
Population in Households 646
Population in Familes 418
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 801
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 431
Average Household Size 1.5
Family Households 218
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 419 (49.3%)
Median Home Value $209,375
Average Home Value $259,343


Median Household Income $46,992
Average Household Income $55,265
Per Capita Income $26,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 1.1%
Households 1.77% 1.31%
Families 2.29% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 233 38th
Population Density1 # 221 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 227 40th
Median Household Income # 178 53rd
Per Capita Income # 98 74th

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