Nehalem, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Nehalem, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Nehalem had a population of 305 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Nehalem is located at latitude 45.719 and longitude -123.8942 in Tillamook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nehalem (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tillamook County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Nehalem (GNIS ID: 2411222) 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 Nehalem is located within Nehalem Division of Tillamook County.

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Nehalem, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 305
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,283
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $44,305
Average Household Income $53,415
Per Capita Income $23,922


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $265,476
Average Home Value $326,238


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.44% 1.53%
Households 1.39% 1.49%
Families 0.97% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Nehalem, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nehalem to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 299 21st
Population Density # 176 54th
Diversity Index # 200 47th
Median Household Income # 254 33rd
Per Capita Income # 270 29th

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