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ZIP Code 97138

Primary City:Seaside, OR (View All Cities)
County: Clatsop County
Timezone: Pacific (2:53am)
Area code: 503 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.9, -123.7
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97138

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97138. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97138. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97138, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Seaside, OR
Acceptable:
Gearhart
Unacceptable:
Elsie, Jewell

Stats and Demographics for the 97138 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97138 is located in northwest Oregon and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97138 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97138 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,021
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,236
Median Home Value $289,300
Land Area 127.53 sq mi
Water Area 1.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,494
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male274254270280327292291290270353345470397262195124101101
Female292260278272258310255271301365396470420252197162171195
Total566514548552585602546561571718741940817514392286272296

Gender

 Male 4,896 49%
 Female 5,125 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,031 90.1%
 Black Or African American 50 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.7%
 Asian 130 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 441 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 284 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15148249493738458298114
Renter190401349369307135111119
Total2055495988621,045593409233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,885 42%
 Single Guardian 707 16%
 Singles 1,522 34%
 Singles With Roommate 380 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,399 76%
 Households with Kids 1,095 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5545595444615245525243646447525861525766
Female4657755461446048477046555948575651476142
Total1011021341081051051129399122891191239510911411299118108

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97138 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 97138 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 97138 real estate data, the median home value of $289,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97138 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97138 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97138 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,974 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 19 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,626 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 887 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,981 27%
 Households Vacant 2,742 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 284 10.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 0.6%
 For Sale Only 123 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,200 80.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 3.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 289 17%
 1 Bedroom 234 14%
 2 Bedroom 645 39%
 3+ Bedroom 490 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97138 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 97138 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97138 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,369 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,856 35%
 No Earnings 3,021 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,369 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,856 35%
 No Earnings 3,021 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,251 78.1%
 Public transportation 55 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 552 13.3%
 Worked at Home 301 7.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 319 9%
 High School Graduate 2,128 58%
 Associate's degree 278 8%
 Bachelor's degree 568 15%
 Master's degree 265 7%
 Professional school degree 66 2%
 Doctorate degree 48 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,444 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 105 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97138

ZIP Code 97138 is in the Jewell School District 8. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97138.

Jewell School
83874 Hwy 103
Seaside, OR 97138
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jewell School District 8
Broadway Middle School
1120 Broadway St
Seaside, OR 97138
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seaside School District 10
Seaside Heights Elementary School
2000 Spruce St
Seaside, OR 97138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seaside School District 10
Gearhart Elementary School
1002 Pacific Way
Gearhart, OR 97138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seaside School District 10
Seaside High School
1901 North Holladay Dr
Seaside, OR 97138
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seaside School District 10

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