Nehalem, OR

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Nehalem Profile


Overview

Nehalem is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 297 people and just one neighborhood, Nehalem is the 203rd largest community in Oregon.

Housing costs in Nehalem are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Nehalem is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.38% of the Nehalem workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Nehalem is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nehalem who work in healthcare suport services (13.08%), office and administrative support (8.88%), and food service (7.94%).

Also of interest is that Nehalem has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Nehalem is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Being a small city, Nehalem does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Nehalem Demographics

The citizens of Nehalem are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.10% of adults in Nehalem have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Nehalem in 2018 was $25,459, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,836 for a family of four. However, Nehalem contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Nehalem home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nehalem residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Nehalem include German, Irish, European, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Nehalem is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Nehalem VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Nehalem Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Neah-Kah-Nie High School
24705 Hwy 101 N
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136
09-12
Neah-Kah-Nie Middle School
25111 Hwy 101 N
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136
06-08
Nehalem Elementary School
36300 8th St
Nehalem, OR 97131
KG-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

NEAH-KAH-NIE SD 56


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Oregon

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Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.7% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.7% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.0% 7.1%

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