Yachats, OR 97498 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Yachats, OR 97498

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 122
  • Single Family Addresses: 315
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.321, Longitude -124.089
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 97498 has segments in 2 Counties (Lane, Lincoln).

Yachats, OR 97498 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97498 to the other 413 ZIP Codes 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 # 240 42nd
Population Density1 # 247 40th
Diversity Index2 # 239 42nd
Median Household Income # 183 56th
Per Capita Income # 64 85th

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Yachats, OR 97498 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,647
Population in Households 1,471
Population in Familes 966
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 459
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 617 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 847 (48.7%)
Median Home Value $209,821
Average Home Value $257,253


Median Household Income $46,808
Average Household Income $55,393
Per Capita Income $30,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.22% 1.03%
Households 1.68% 1.23%
Families 1.33% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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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