Astoria, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 9,862 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 4,915  (49.8%)
Females: 4,947  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97103.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,011 (it was $33,011 in 2000)
Astoria:

$48,011
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,293 (it was $18,759 in 2000)

Astoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $293,972 (it was $130,000 in 2000)
Astoria:

$293,972
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $337,571; detached houses: $326,736; townhouses or other attached units: $166,695; in 2-unit structures: $649,353; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,323; mobile homes: $710,369

Median gross rent in 2017: $915.

March 2019 cost of living index in Astoria: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.3%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.6% for other race residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Astoria, OR (2017)
    • 8,25483.3%White alone
    • 9089.2%Hispanic
    • 4744.8%Two or more races
    • 880.9%Asian alone
    • 650.7%Black alone
    • 620.6%American Indian alone
    • 160.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Astoria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Astoria, Oregon as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Astoria is 9,862 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Astoria by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(30.4)
2
(20.1)
3
(30.2)
2
(20.2)
7
(71.0)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
3
(31.4)
10
(105.0)
3
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
7
(71.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(50.6)
4
(40.2)
5
(50.3)
8
(80.9)
6
(60.9)
4
(41.5)
2
(20.9)
10
(104.4)
1
(10.5)
6
(63.0)
8
(83.9)
5
(51.8)
7
(71.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(101.2)
21
(211.2)
23
(231.5)
17
(171.9)
13
(131.9)
7
(72.6)
9
(94.0)
11
(114.9)
29
(303.9)
9
(94.5)
20
(209.8)
11
(113.9)
22
(223.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
124
(1,255)
93
(935.2)
61
(614.0)
77
(778.5)
100
(1,014)
142
(1,473)
66
(689.1)
92
(960.8)
89
(932.6)
98
(1,029)
145
(1,521)
62
(642.2)
67
(679.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
401
(4,057)
335
(3,369)
276
(2,778)
331
(3,346)
415
(4,209)
460
(4,772)
309
(3,226)
346
(3,614)
324
(3,395)
253
(2,656)
391
(4,102)
370
(3,832)
343
(3,480)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(313.6)
36
(362.0)
16
(161.0)
29
(293.2)
21
(213.0)
29
(300.9)
17
(177.5)
31
(323.8)
32
(335.3)
25
(262.4)
19
(199.3)
18
(186.4)
37
(375.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(30.4)
1
(10.1)
2
(20.1)
6
(60.7)
5
(50.7)
5
(51.9)
1
(10.4)
2
(20.9)
3
(31.4)
3
(31.5)
3
(31.5)
3
(31.1)
5
(50.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)334.9299.6252.5286.6378.1374.1216.5300.4317.0321.0378.8251.5339.6

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City-data.com crime index in Astoria, OR

Crime rate in Astoria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Oregon average:

1.53
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Astoria, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: Norwegian (10.7%), English (8.4%), American (7.3%), European (7.1%), German (6.8%), Swedish (5.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1856

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 6.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,606 people per square mile   (low).

Astoria, Oregon map

580 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.8% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

5.9%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,831 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,912 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (62.5 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (73.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (884.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Jeffers Gardens, OR (1.7 miles ),
Warrenton, OR (2.3 miles ),
Chinook, WA (2.9 miles ),
Altoona, WA (3.1 miles),
Gearhart, OR (3.5 miles ),
Naselle, WA (3.5 miles ),
Deep River, WA (3.6 miles ),
Ilwaco, WA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 46.19 N, Longitude: 123.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,295 (+13.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,876 (58.2%)

Area code: 503

Distribution of median household income in Astoria, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Astoria, OR in 2017
Astoria satellite photo by USGS

Astoria tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Oregon:

4.6%
Most common industries in Astoria, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Astoria, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Astoria, Oregon

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Earthquake activity:

Astoria-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Astoria center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 389.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 319.5 miles away from Astoria center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 352.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clatsop County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Astoria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Astoria:

  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2111 EXCHANGE STREET)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA HOSPICE (486 12TH STREET)
  • CLATSOP BRIDGES CARE CENTER (263 WEST EXCHANGE ST)
  • CLATSOP CARE CENTER (646 16TH STREET)
  • PNRS ASTORIA DIALYSIS (2120 EXCHANGE ST, STE 100)
  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (486 12TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Astoria:

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College/University in Astoria:

  • Clatsop Community College (Full-time enrollment: 754; Location: 1651 Lexington Avenue; Public; Website: www.clatsopcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Astoria:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 43 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Centralia College (about 55 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pacific University (about 58 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • University of Portland (about 68 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Clark College (about 69 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 72 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 72 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)

Public high schools in Astoria:

Public elementary/middle schools in Astoria:

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Library in Astoria:

  • ASTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $394,870; Location: 450 TENTH ST; 47,530 books; 1,050 audio materials; 1,161 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Astoria: City of Astoria Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Bonneville Power Station (B), Astoria Transit Center (C), 17th Street Transient Dock (D), Columbia River Maritime Museum Park and Ride (E), Astoria Bridge Toll Plaza (F), Young's Bay Marine Park - Yacht Club Boat Launch (G), Clatsop County Public Health Department (H), Astoria Fire Department Station 1 (I), Red Cross Astoria Satellite Office (J), Astoria Public Library (K), Astoria Fire Department Station 2 (L), Astor Street Opry Company Live Theatre (M), Liberty Theatre (N), Clatsop County Public Works (O), Astoria Public Works Operations (P), Heritage Museum (Q), Captain George Flavel House (R), Uppertown Firefighters Museum (S), Medix Ambulance Service (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Astoria include: First Church of the Nazarene (A), Grace Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Riverview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Astoria Reservoir (A), Astoria Reservoir Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Craig Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Astoria include: Astoria Column (1), Shively Park (2), John Warren Field (3), Tapiola Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Clatsop County Historical Society (Museums; 714 Exchange Street) (1), Columbia River Maritime Museum (1792 Marine Drive) (2), Heritage Center Museum (1618 Exchange Street) (3), Astoria Railroad Preservation Association (Museums; Po Box 541) (4), Ross & Raw Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 437 30th Street) (5), The Riverpark Suite (No. 10 Sixth Street) (6), Lewis & Clark Explorer Train Packages (Tours & Charters; 750 Marine Drive) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Clementines Bed & Breakfast (847 Exchange Street) (1), Bayview Cottages (783 W Marine Dr) (2), Rosebriar Hotel (636 14th Street) (3), Red Lion Inn Astoria (400 Industry Street) (4), No 10 Sixth St Limited (10 6th Street Suite 101A) (5), Penthouse (10 6th Street Suite 101A) (6), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (204 West Marine Drive) (7), Comfort Suites (3420 Lief Erikson Drive) (8), Columbia Inn (495 Marine Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Astoria City - Municipal Court- Court Clerk (1095 Duane Street) (1), Oregon State - Courts- Circuit Court (Courthouse) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Harry Grayson - Sportswriter, Alexander G. Barry - Army officer, Brian Bruney - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Feb 17, 1982), Donald Malarkey - Soilder, Gene Nelson - Actor, Wally Johansen - Basketball player, Eric Zener - Artist, Jim Sullivan (Wisconsin politician) - Politician, Del Bjork - Football player, Jim Norene - Soilder.

Clatsop County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Astoria and their reported violations in the past:

ASTORIA, CITY OF (Population served: 9,477, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JOHN DAY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 350, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2008)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
BURNSIDE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 315, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2006)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
FERNHILL COMMUNITY WTR SYSTEM (Population served: 300, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2007)
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
ODF NORTHRUP CREEK HORSE CAMP HP (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-25-2012 to DEC-17-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ODF SPRUCE RUN PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Astoria that have no violations reported:

  • KNAPPA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.0%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Astoria in 2010:

  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 64 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Astoria in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 6 people in military ships

Banks with branches in Astoria (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: Astoria at 303 11th St, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Astoria Branch at 1122 Duane Street, branch established on 1968/12/23. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Clatsop Community Bank: Astoria Branch at 988 Commercial St, branch established on 2009/01/12. Info updated 2010/07/26: Bank assets: $55.8 mil, Deposits: $47.1 mil, headquarters in Seaside, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Astoria Branch at 1218 Commercial Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Astoria Branch at 987 Duane, branch established on 1937/07/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Astoria:

Marital status in Astoria, OR
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Astoria:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Astoria
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Astoria, OR (based on Clatsop County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5953
Evangelical Protestant3,07531
Mainline Protestant1,94213
Other1,5909
None26,837-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Clatsop County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Clatsop County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clatsop County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clatsop County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
Clatsop County:

27.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clatsop County:

8.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clatsop County:

24.7%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clatsop County:

6.6%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Astoria:

49.5%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.8%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Astoria:

20.7%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Astoria:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Astoria:

34.3%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Astoria:

77.4%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Astoria, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 15$76,723$61,3781$7,044
Police Protection - Officers 14$76,363$65,4540$0
Firefighters 9$55,383$73,84416$2,303
Sewerage 8$32,600$48,9000$0
Other and Unallocable 8$34,498$51,7470$0
Parks and Recreation 7$31,315$53,68381$53,003
Water Supply 7$30,515$52,3112$2,011
Financial Administration 6$25,466$50,9320$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$18,919$56,7573$8,779
Police - Other 4$22,733$68,1991$1,005
Local Libraries 3$13,209$52,8365$6,850
Fire - Other 2$14,666$87,9961$1,288
Other Government Administration 2$14,782$88,6926$400
Judicial and Legal 1$3,529$42,3480$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,911$46,9320$0
Totals for Government 91$454,612$59,949116$82,683

Astoria government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $927,000 ($94.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,221,000 ($225.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,033,000 ($206.14)
    General - Other: $1,974,000 ($200.16)
    Water Utilities: $1,670,000 ($169.34)
    Sewerage: $1,322,000 ($134.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,260,000 ($127.76)
    Financial Administration: $833,000 ($84.47)
    Central Staff Services: $598,000 ($60.64)
    Regular Highways: $544,000 ($55.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000 ($31.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $211,000 ($21.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $147,000 ($14.91)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $74,000 ($7.50)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($7.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($2.33)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $672,000 ($68.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,357,000 ($239.00)
    Regular Highways: $484,000 ($49.08)
    Sewerage: $138,000 ($13.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.61)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,678,000 ($575.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($2.03)

Astoria government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,546,000 ($156.76)
    Other: $1,168,000 ($118.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $340,000 ($34.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $86,000 ($8.72)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $30,000 ($3.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($1.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $896,000 ($90.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $448,000 ($45.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $263,000 ($26.67)
    Sale of Property: $193,000 ($19.57)
    Interest Earnings: $81,000 ($8.21)
    Rents: $17,000 ($1.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,678,000 ($271.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,160,000 ($117.62)
    Other: $443,000 ($44.92)
  • Tax - Property: $6,048,000 ($613.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,596,000 ($161.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $531,000 ($53.84)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $226,000 ($22.92)
    Other License: $19,000 ($1.93)

Astoria government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,452,000 ($2276.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,167,000 ($2146.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,189,000 ($221.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $904,000 ($91.66)

Astoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,739,000 ($1088.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $500,000 ($50.70)

10.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.03% ($52,307 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.78% ($55,409)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.36% ($60,679)


7.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.69% ($43,590 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.60% ($53,506)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.31% ($57,933)
Businesses in Astoria, OR
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Comfort Suites1New Balance1
Curves1Nike2
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Starbucks1
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS2
KFC1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Vons1

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)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, 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.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K289AC (105.7 FM; NEDONNA BEACH, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KVAS (103.9 FM; ILWACO, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216BQ (91.1 FM; SOUTH ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION/KMUN)
  • KCYS (98.1 FM; SEASIDE, OR; Owner: DAVE'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAQX (94.3 FM; LONG BEACH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCRX-FM (102.3 FM; SEASIDE, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K265CP (100.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: GOSPEL ECHO INC.)
  • K280DF (103.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: ASTORIA GOSPEL ECHO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Astoria:

  • K26DB (Channel 26; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K28FP (Channel 28; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: GREGORY J. HERMAN)
  • K34DC (Channel 34; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
Astoria fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Astoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 3,307ft / 1,008mTotal length
  • $18,972,000Total costs
  • 153,457Total average daily traffic
  • 15,279Total average daily truck traffic
  • 142,921Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Astoria, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Astoria, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Astoria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Astoria, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 294 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Astoria)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Astoria)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 73. The highest number of fires - 134 took place in 2016, and the least - 20 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Astoria, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.8%), and Outside Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Astoria, OR
    • 60648.8%Structure Fires
    • 41233.2%Outside Fires
    • 13110.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 927.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Astoria, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Astoria, Oregon:

  • Best Western Lincoln Inn Of Astoria, 555 Hamburg Ave, Astoria, Oregon 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-2205, Fax: (503) 325-5550
  • Comfort Suites Columbia River, 3420 Leif Erickson Dr, Astoria, Oregon 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-2000, Fax: (503) 325-5335
  • Cannery Pier Hotel, No 10 Basin St, Astoria, Oregon 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-4996, Fax: (503) 325-8350
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Astoria, 201 39th St, Astoria, Oregon 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-8888, Fax: (503) 325-0111
  • Hotel Elliott, 357 12th St, Astoria, Oregon 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-2222
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Astoria, Oregon
Most common first names in Astoria, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18576.4 years
William9873.8 years
Robert9272.5 years
George9075.6 years
James8273.2 years
Mary7379.5 years
Charles7373.5 years
Helen5678.4 years
Henry5479.3 years
Anna4884.1 years
Most common last names in Astoria, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10878.6 years
Anderson7677.8 years
Smith4875.1 years
Carlson4480.9 years
Larson4276.3 years
Olson3979.1 years
Peterson3178.3 years
Hansen3077.7 years
Nelson2974.5 years
Olsen2682.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Astoria, OR
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 11.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Astoria, OR
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 44.8%Utility gas
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


Astoria compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Astoria on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
There are 31 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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  • Daryl Richard Moore (3)
  • Richard C. Van Winkle (1)
  • Tod A. Jones (1)
  • Ramaiah Pichika (1)
  • Andrew Richard Wiegardt (1)
  • Jim Stevens (1)
  • Steven R. Cullen (1)
  • Gary M. Mauro (1)
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Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2020.