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Bay City, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Bay City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tillamook County at latitude 45.5211 and longitude -123.8861. Tillamook County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 30 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Bay City 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 Bay City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,264
Population in Households 1,258
Population in Familes 970
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,001
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $176,359
Average Home Value $200,000


Median Household Income $43,144
Average Household Income $51,584
Per Capita Income $21,809
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.41% -0.14%
Households -0.26% -0.15%
Families -0.27% -0.29%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Bay City, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay City 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 # 191 50th
Population Density1 # 195 49th
Diversity Index2 # 210 44th
Median Household Income # 214 44th
Per Capita Income # 216 43rd

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