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Who Lives Here

Yachats Demographics

Education

High School

22%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

13%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

36%

Family Size

2 people

70%

3 people

17%

4 people

11%

5 people

0%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

40%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

1%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

1%

10-20

7%

20-45

19%

45-65

40%

65+

34%

Getting Around Yachats

Yachats Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

51%

15-30 Mins

11%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

13%

Yachats Education

Schools

Top Schools in Yachats

3/10

Siuslaw Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

NRNo Rating

Sam Case Elementary School

Grades K-2 • Public

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Living in Yachats, OR

Yachats, a small town in Oregon, has a population of slightly less than 1,000. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (32%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the town. With an average age of just over 51, the town's residents skew older than most cities in Oregon. Home ownership is more common than renting in Yachats, and 37% of residents rent. At $996 per month, the average rent is slightly below the state average.

Many Yachats residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 14% of the town's workforce. Yachats workers earn an average annual income of around $54K, about $17,000 less than the average Oregon resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Yachats has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 17% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Averaging about 20 minutes, Yachats's commute time outperforms the Oregon average of about 25 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 22% of commuters, while public transportation isn't widely used. Few residents (5%) commute to work on foot, though the number is well above the national average.