Nehalem, OR Demographics


Population (year 2000): 203. Estimated population in July 2005: 198 (-2.5% change)
Males: 105 (51.7%), Females: 98 (48.3%)

Tillamook County

Zip code: 97131

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $40,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $156,300 (year 2000)

Races in Nehalem:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (21.7%), United States (17.2%), English (16.3%), French (8.9%), Norwegian (8.9%).

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 0.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nehalem

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nehalem city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-12.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nehalem:

  • PROVIDENCE SEASIDE HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SEASIDE, OR)
  • TILLAMOOK COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; TILLAMOOK, OR)
  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; ASTORIA, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nehalem:

  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 30 miles; ASTORIA, OR; ID: AST)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 65 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; ID: MMV)
  • NEWPORT MUNI (about 80 miles; NEWPORT, OR; ID: ONP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nehalem:

  • NEHALEM BAY STATE (about 3 miles; MANZANITA, OR; ID: 3S7)
  • SEASIDE MUNICIPAL (about 20 miles; SEASIDE, OR; ID: 56S)
  • TILLAMOOK (about 22 miles; TILLAMOOK, OR; ID: S47)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nehalem:

  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 71 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; MONMOUTH, OR; FT enrollment: 4,209)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 81 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; SALEM, OR; FT enrollment: 5,253)
  • WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; SALEM, OR; FT enrollment: 2,325)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 13,255)
Public primary/middle school in Nehalem:

  • NEHALEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 36300 8TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)