Seaside, OR 97138 ZIP Code Profile

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Elsie, OR | Gearhart, OR | Jewell, OR | Seaside, OR

ZIP Code 97138: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seaside, OR 97138

Acceptable Alternative
Gearhart, OR 97138

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elsie, OR 97138
Jewell, OR 97138

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clatsop County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.001, Longitude -123.922
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 795
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,244
  • Residential Addresses: 4,676
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 310
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,366

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Seaside, OR 97138 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,226
Daytime Population: Workers 5,502
Daytime Population: Residents 5,474
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,976
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 10,146
Population in Familes 7,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $44,526
Average Household Income $59,923
Per Capita Income $26,907


Total Housing Units 7,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,442 (32.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,126 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,920 (39.0%)
Median Home Value $307,345
Average Home Value $369,134


Total Households 4,568
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 2,594
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 0.56% 0.64%
Households 0.46% 0.58%
Families 0.26% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Seaside, OR 97138 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97138 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 # 128 70th
Population Density # 236 45th
Diversity Index # 129 70th
Median Household Income # 262 39th
Per Capita Income # 189 56th

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