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, 2017)


Total Population 1,773
Daytime Population: Workers 571
Daytime Population: Residents 1,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,638
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,766
Population in Familes 1,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $36,510
Average Household Income $47,934
Per Capita Income $24,229


Total Housing Units 2,725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 593 (21.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,831 (67.2%)
Median Home Value $230,114
Average Home Value $279,089


Total Households 894
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 505
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.16%
Households -0.03% 0.13%
Families -0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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

The table below compares 97136 to the other 425 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 171 60th
Diversity Index # 360 16th
Median Household Income # 369 13th
Per Capita Income # 273 36th

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