Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 07/12/20.

Location
Report Address:
Wheeler, OR *

Latitude: 45.68936
Longitude: -123.88261

County:
Tillamook County, OR

Census Tract: 41057960100

* Report is for a specific point in Wheeler, OR. Results may not be the same for all points in Wheeler, OR.

Program Eligibility
Program Rural?
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES The Rural Health Clinics Program requires that your location be outside an Urbanized Area as defined by the U.S. Census. (Please note there are additional location requirements for RHCs.)

This location is not in an Urbanized Area.
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

Tillamook County, OR has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Census 2010, Percent Rural Information for Tillamook County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 69.6
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) Nonmetropolitan - not located in a metropolitan or micropolitan area.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas Tillamook County, OR has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010
  • FAR Level: 4
  • FAR Description: Areas where the majority of the population lives 60 minutes or more from Urbanized Areas (50,000 or more population); and 45 minutes or more from Urban Clusters (25,000-49,999 population); and 30 minutes or more Urban Clusters (10,000-24,999 population); and 15 minutes or more from Urban Clusters (2,500-9,999 population). Note: Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs) by census tract
  • RUCA Code: 10.0
  • Primary Description: Rural areas: primary flow to a tract outside a UA or UC (including self)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs) RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for Tillamook County

  • RUCC Code: 6
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Urban population of 2,500 to 19,999, adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013 Information for Tillamook County
  • Urban Influence Code: 4
  • UIC Description: Noncore adjacent to a large metro area
Urbanized Areas / Urban Clusters Not located in an Urbanized Area or Urban Cluster.
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.

The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.