Rockaway Beach, Oregon Population 2022

1,470
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Rockaway Beach is a city located in Tillamook County Oregon. Rockaway Beach has a 2020 population of 1,470. Rockaway Beach is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 12.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,308 in 2010.

The average household income in Rockaway Beach is $54,328 with a poverty rate of 8.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,003 per month, and the median house value is $232,200. The median age in Rockaway Beach is 54.5 years, 48.8 years for males, and 59.4 years for females.

Rockaway Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockaway Beachwas:

  • White: 97.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rockaway Beach, Oregon is 1,470 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,470.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,308.

Rockaway Beach, Oregon Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,33897.95%
Black or African American10.07%
Asian40.29%
Two or More Races231.68%
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Rockaway Beach Population by Race

Rockaway Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockaway Beach Median Age

48.6


Total

47.4


Male

49.7


Female

Rockaway Beach Adults

There are 1,095 adults, (292 of whom are seniors) in Rockaway Beach.

Rockaway Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockaway Beach Sex Ratio

Female

705

51.61%

Male

661

48.39%

Rockaway Beach Population by Age

Rockaway Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockaway Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female88.9%11.1%
Married83.4%16.6%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Male17.1%82.9%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockaway Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5842.3371.2
Married2593.183.4
Male353.9417.1
Female363.8188.9
Non Family2541.1263.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Rockaway Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade232.31%
9th to 12th Grade15515.58%
High School Graduate21721.81%
Some College30130.25%
Associates Degree929.25%
Bachelors Degree13113.17%
Graduate Degree767.64%
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Rockaway Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockaway Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black111
Asian444
White972794202
2+ Races88
Hispanic1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rockaway Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,500$38,155$26,188
Less Than 9th Grade$23,264$15,313$23,993
High School Graduate$35,625$36,875$26,250
Some College$36,389$37,679$30,729
Bachelors Degree$81,875$100,793$
Graduate Degree$18,942$$

$32,500

Average Earnings

$38,155

Average Male

$26,188

Average Female

Rockaway Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockaway Beach Language by Age

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Rockaway Beach Language

96.18% of Rockaway Beach residents speak only English, while 3.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Rockaway Beach Language

Rockaway Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11100.00%
Hispanic11545.45%
White1,3271047.84%
OtherNaN%

8.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.83%

Male Poverty Rate

6.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockaway Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockaway Beach is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockaway Beach is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.57%.

Rockaway Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.93%
High School3.69%
Some College11.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%

Rockaway Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.35%
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Employed0.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rockaway Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockaway Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,857$80,839
Families$67,750$108,748
Married Families$75,341-
Non Families$31,639$42,430
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Income by Household Type

Rockaway Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockaway Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Rockaway Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rockaway Beach Marital Status by Race

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Rockaway Beach Marital Status

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75

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War12
Vietnam39
Korea16
World War II

Rockaway Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5412
55 to 646
65 to 7426
75+31

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Age

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Rockaway Beach Veterans by Race

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rockaway Beach Employment by Age

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Rockaway Beach Employment by Race

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Rockaway Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.00%

Born in Rockaway Beach

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Rockaway Beach residents were born in the United States, with 59.00% having been born in Oregon. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Rockaway Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,3080.00%
20111,31790.69%
20121,314-3-0.23%
20131,32170.53%
20141,32210.08%
20151,337151.13%
20161,366292.17%
20171,387211.54%
20181,398110.79%
20191,416181.29%
20201,434181.27%
20211,452181.26%
20221,470181.24%

Rockaway Beach Population by Year