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Cape Meares, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Cape Meares Census Designated Place had a population of 105 as of July 1, 2019. 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 45.4898 and longitude -123.9587 in Tillamook County. The formal boundaries for the Cape Meares Census Designated Place 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.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Cape Meares Census Designated Place is located within Tillamook Division of Tillamook County.


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Cape Meares, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cape Meares, OR Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cape Meares, OR Wealth Index is 47
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 105 (100%)
Population in Households 105 (100.0%)
Population in Families 85 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 42
Diversity Index2 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,320
Average Household Income $53,590
Per Capita Income $20,188
Wealth Index4 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35 (18.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (69.0%)
Median Home Value $295,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 58
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.64% 0.57%
Households 0.38% 0.68%
Families 3.07% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Cape Meares, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cape Meares to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 7th
Population Density # 363 4th
Diversity Index # 42 89th
Median Household Income # 314 17th
Per Capita Income # 349 8th

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