Gearhart, Clatsop County, Oregon

Gearhart: City in Oregon, USA

About

Gearhart is a city located in the county of Clatsop in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,462 and a population density of 298 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,644 inhabitants.

The city was created 104 years ago in 1917.

Quick Facts about Gearhart

Population : 1,644 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
County : Clatsop County
Postal code : 97138
Phone Area Codes : 503, 971
Area : 4.9 km2
Altitude : 52 feet / 16, 5 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1918 (104 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−08:00, UTC−07:00
Local time : 06:08:12 (16th August 2022)
Density : 335 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.07% (2010-2020)
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Location of Gearhart on Oregon map.
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Aerial View of Gearhart Oregon
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Geography

Gearhart is located at 46°1'27"N 123°54'41"W (46.0242700, -123.9112500).

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Demographics

The population of Gearhart increased by 11.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 995 - census
2010 1,462 31.94% census
2011 1,410 -3.69% estimation process
2012 1,420 0.7% estimation process
2013 1,417 -0.21% estimation process
2014 1,437 1.39% estimation process
2015 1,452 1.03% estimation process
2016 1,496 2.94% estimation process
2017 1,535 2.54% estimation process
2018 1,585 3.15% estimation process
2019 1,634 3% estimation process
2020 1,644 0.61% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 47,262
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 47,161
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 47,450
April 1, 2010 Population : 47,159
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.7%
People over 65 (%) : 22.7%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 96.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,054
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.2%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $172,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,349
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $531
2015-2019 median gross rent : $958
2015-2019 Households : 19,660
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 162,299
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 272,048
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,501,583
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,498,933
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,877
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,615
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,937
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,250
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,181
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,417
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,786
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 349
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,538
2010 population per square mile : 1,769.9
2010 land area in square miles : 26.64

Schools in Gearhart

College & universities near Gearhart, OR

Code Name City ZIP
208415 Clatsop Community College Astoria (OR) 97103

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gearhart, OR

Code Name Address Type
SSD Seaside, Oregon 1215 S. Holladay Drive BUS
GHT Gearhart, Oregon 4320 Highway 101, North BUS
CBO Cannon Beach, Oregon 1170 South Hemlock Street BUS
WNT Warrenton, Oregon 695 S. Highway 101 BUS
NCM Necanicum Junction, Oregon Hwy 26 and Hwy 53 BUS

Post offices near Gearhart

Post Office Name City ZIP
Seasid Post Office Seaside (OR) 97138

Other cities in Clatsop County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clatsop County , OR.

City Name Population Title
Astoria 10,029 City in Oregon, USA
Seaside 6,926 City in Oregon, USA
Warrenton 5,739 City in Oregon, USA
Cannon Beach 1,779 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Gearhart distances to largest Oregon cities