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Cannon Beach, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Cannon Beach had a population of 1,753 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cannon Beach is located at latitude 45.8893 and longitude -123.9604 in Clatsop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cannon Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clatsop County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Cannon Beach (GNIS ID: 2409975) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cannon Beach is located within Seaside Division of Clatsop County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cannon Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cannon Beach, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,753
Daytime Population: Workers 1,571
Daytime Population: Residents 937
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,508
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 1,676
Population in Familes 1,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 1,138
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $49,622
Average Household Income $70,996
Per Capita Income $34,079


Total Housing Units 1,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 478 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,102 (58.4%)
Median Home Value $606,250
Average Home Value $672,117


Total Households 786
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 414
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 0.51% 0.64%
Households 0.48% 0.58%
Families -0.03% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Cannon Beach, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cannon Beach to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 170 55th
Population Density # 183 52nd
Diversity Index # 141 63rd
Median Household Income # 177 53rd
Per Capita Income # 56 85th

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