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People

Total Population 1,227
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 28.2%
Employed Population 16+ 444
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,500
% Above Poverty Level 80%
% Below Poverty Level 20%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 14%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $919
Median House Value $176,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 17.7%
Irish 14.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rockaway Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of Hillsboro, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles W of Portland, Oregon
County Tillamook
Standard Zip Codes 97136
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.613
Longitude -123.941

Rockaway Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TILLAMOOK 1 W
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 50 F
Apr Temp 39 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 67 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 90.4 inches
Station CLOVERDALE
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 52 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 71 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 82.5 inches
Station ASTORIA CLATSOP CO AP
Distance 37.2 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 48 F
Apr Temp 41 to 56 F
Jul Temp 53 to 67 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 67.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rockaway Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brighton (97136)

Manhattan Beach (97136)

Rockaway (97136)

Twin Rocks (97136)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bay City 1,466 $51,544
Cannon Beach 1,549 $64,219
Garibaldi 782 $43,750
Manzanita 426 $62,000
Nehalem 254 $48,333
Wheeler 397 $42,917

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Rockaway Beach High Schools

NEAH-KAH-NIE JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
24705 HWY 101 N
503-355-2272
Serves 408 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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