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Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County.
The community was named for Rockaway, NY.
The latitude of Rockaway Beach is 45.613N. The longitude is -123.941W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,261.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockaway Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tillamook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97136 ZIP code.
22% of Rockaway Beach residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockaway Beach ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockaway Beach was $17,766, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Rockaway Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rockaway Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $488. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $832.
Tillamook County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockaway Beach political report.
The average commute time for Rockaway Beach workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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