Yachats, Oregon

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Yachats, Oregon

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High Points

Yachats strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Yachats College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Yachats Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Yachats Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Yachats, Oregon

Comparing Yachats to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Rents 3 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1

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Yachats Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles W of Eugene, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SW of Portland, Oregon
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 97498
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.311
Longitude -124.103

Yachats Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 50 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 52 to 74 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 91.6 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 51 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 65 F
Oct Temp 45 to 61 F
Annual Precip 69.5 inches
Distance 42 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 48 to 76 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 127.7 inches
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Yachats Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 617 100%
Male 281 45.5%
Female 336 54.5%
Under 18 72 11.7%
18+ 545 88.3%
65+ 198 32.1%
Median Age 55.7
Average Family Size 2.34
White 594 96.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 5 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2.8%

Estimated Yachats Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 678
Growth 61
Growth % 9.9%

Yachats Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.7%
English 17.6%
Irish 11.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
Swedish 4.5%
US/American 4.3%
Norwegian 3.8%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Polish 2.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Italian 2.1%
British 2.1%
Danish 1.9%
Dutch 1.5%
European 1.1%
Welsh 1.1%
Swiss 1.1%
Austrian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Finnish 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Croatian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Latvian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Yachats 617 $41,250
Florence 7,263 $36,784
Newport 9,532 $36,682
Toledo 3,472 $39,597
Waldport 2,050 $38,571
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