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Population (year 2000): 9,813. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,784 (-0.3% change)
Males: 4,711 (48.0%), Females: 5,102 (52.0%)

Clatsop County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $33,011 (year 2000)
Median house value: $129,100 (year 2000)

Astoria, OR residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Astoria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Other race (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.1%), Irish (13.9%), English (13.0%), United States (6.5%), Norwegian (5.9%), Scottish (5.8%).

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Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 6.1 square miles

Astoria,

For population 25 years and over in Astoria

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Astoria city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

4.5% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -692 (-6.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OR Hillsboro, (75.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OR Portland, (93.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (916.8 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: OR (7.4 miles Warrenton, WA (10.3 miles Chinook, WA Naselle, (12.5 miles OR (13.2 miles Gearhart, OR Seaside, (15.2 miles WA Ilwaco, (16.7 miles Beach, WA Long (19.5 miles Beach, OR Cannon (22.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $212,900

Latitude: 46.19 N, Longitude: 123.82 W

Area code: 503


Astoria, Oregon business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Retail trade (15.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (14.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,501 (+15.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,775 (60.9%)


 

Crime in Astoria by Year

Type 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 2 5 7
    per 100,000 81.5 20.4 51.0 71.3
Robberies 5 4 9 5
    per 100,000 51.0 40.8 91.7 51.0
Assaults 34 26 12 15
    per 100,000 346.5 265.0 122.3 152.9
Burglaries 158 102 111 107
    per 100,000 1610.1 1039.4 1131.2 1090.4
Thefts 342 328 424 394
    per 100,000 3485.2 3342.5 4320.8 4015.1
Auto thefts 44 27 41 38
    per 100,000 448.4 275.1 417.8 387.2
405.2 301.8 357.8 342.3


Average climate in Astoria, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Brian Bruney - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Feb 17, 1982).


Hospital/medical center in Astoria:
  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2111 EXCHANGE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Astoria:
  • OCEAN BEACH HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; ILWACO, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE SEASIDE HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SEASIDE, OR)
  • WILLAPA HARBOR HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; SOUTH BEND, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Astoria:
  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 5 miles; ASTORIA, OR; ID: AST)
  • OLYMPIA (about 84 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; ID: OLM)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 84 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; ID: MMV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Astoria:
  • SEASIDE MUNICIPAL (about 15 miles; SEASIDE, OR; ID: 56S)
  • PORT OF ILWACO (about 15 miles; ILWACO, WA; ID: 7W1)
  • WILLAPA HARBOR (about 34 miles; SOUTH BEND/RAYMOND/, WA; ID: 2S9)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,644 $31,728 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $69,778 $52,333 2 $1,778
Police - Other 12 $32,877 $32,877 0 $0
Firefighters 14 $62,823 $53,848 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,674 $32,088 0 $0
Streets and Highways 4 $12,462 $37,386 1 $172
Parks and Recreation 10 $26,009 $31,210 47 $18,127
Water Supply 18 $54,383 $36,255 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $5,993 $35,958 6 $3,399
Other and Unallocable 2 $6,283 $37,698 4 $3,450
Financial Administration 8 $24,197 $36,295 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   8 $13,565
Totals for Government 88 $300,123 $40,925 68 $40,491


Colleges/Universities in Astoria:
  • CLATSOP COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 848; Location: 1653 JEROME AVE; Public; Website: www.clatsopcollege.com)
  • ASTORIA BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 19; Location: 1180 COMMERCIAL ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Astoria:
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 59 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 84 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,749)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; NEWBERG, OR; FT enrollment: 2,032)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 86 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 89 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; FT enrollment: 5,106)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 13,255)
Public high schools in Astoria:
  • ASTORIA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 764; Location: 1001 W MARINE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KNAPPA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 41535 OLD HWY 30; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Astoria:
  • LEWIS & CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 404; Location: 92179 LEWIS AND CLARK RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HILDA LAHTI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 41535 OLD HWY 30; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ASTOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 3550 FRANKLIN AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ASTORIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 1100 KLASKANINE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 785 ALAMEDA AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Astoria:
  • TONGUE POINT JOB CORPS CENTER (Students: 522; Location: HWY 30; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ST MARY STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 1411 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Astoria:
  • ASTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $205,137; Location: 450 TENTH ST; 73,637 books; 3,737 audio materials; 1,660 video materials; 155 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Astoria: Astoria Air Marine Service (A), Astoria Bridge Toll Plaza (B), Bonneville Power Station (C).

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Riverview Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Astoria Reservoir (A), Astoria Reservoir Number Two (B).

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Craig Creek (B).

Parks in Astoria include: Shively Park (1), Astoria Column (2), Tapiola Park (3), John Warren Field (4).

Post office: (A).  


Astoria compared to Oregon state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Astoria:
  • KKEE (1230 AM; 1 kW; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAST (1370 AM; 10 kW; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSWB (840 AM; 1 kW; SEASIDE, OR; Owner: CANNON BEACH RADIO)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Astoria:
  • KAST-FM (92.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMUN (91.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KWYA (89.7 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K211ET (90.1 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K289AC (105.7 FM;