Rockaway Beach, OR 97136 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 97136: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Acceptable Alternative
Rockaway, OR 97136
Rockaway Bch, OR 97136

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brighton, OR 97136
Manhattan Beach, OR 97136
Twin Rocks, OR 97136

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 70
  • Single Family Addresses: 461
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tillamook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.632, Longitude -123.891
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rockaway Beach, OR 97136 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,744
Population in Households 1,738
Population in Familes 1,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 489
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 567 (20.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,860 (68.3%)
Median Home Value $235,861
Average Home Value $293,695


Median Household Income $36,866
Average Household Income $48,766
Per Capita Income $24,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.05%
Households -0.49% -0.16%
Families -0.73% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Rockaway Beach, OR 97136 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97136 to the other 428 ZIP Codes 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 # 240 44th
Population Density1 # 181 58th
Diversity Index2 # 347 19th
Median Household Income # 358 17th
Per Capita Income # 240 44th

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