Cape Meares, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cape Meares, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Cape Meares Census Designated Place had a population of 96 as of July 1, 2015. Cape Meares ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cape Meares is located at latitude 45.5242 and longitude -123.9502 in Tillamook County. The formal boundaries for the Cape Meares Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Tillamook County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Cape Meares Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407960) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Cape Meares Census Designated Place, OR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 96
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 54
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (18.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (70.2%)
Median Home Value $196,875
Average Home Value $254,032
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,633
Average Household Income $66,996
Per Capita Income $25,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.21%
Households -0.69% 0.0%
Families 3.95% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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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Cape Meares, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cape Meares 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 # 354 6th
Population Density1 # 362 4th
Diversity Index2 # 44 89th
Median Household Income # 222 41st
Per Capita Income # 144 62nd

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