Astoria, Oregon

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Population in 2012: 9,527 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 4,818  (50.6%)
Females: 4,709  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97103.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,893 (it was $33,011 in 2000)
Astoria:

$39,893
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,195 (it was $18,759 in 2000)

Astoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $225,538 (it was $130,000 in 2000)
Astoria:

$225,538
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $270,756; Detached houses: $274,191; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,847; In 2-unit structures: $264,154; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $325,723; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $326,503; Mobile homes: $113,813; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,116

Median gross rent in 2012: $688.

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  • White alone - 7,566 (78.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,265 (13.1%)
  • Two or more races - 375 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 297 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 95 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 26 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Astoria: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.0%), United States (5.9%), Norwegian (5.2%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1856

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 6.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,551 people per square mile   (low).

Astoria,OR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Astoria:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Astoria city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

908 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This city:  9.4%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Astoria, Oregon as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Astoria to the number of sex offenders is 9,527 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,038 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,319 (0.9%)

Astoria satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $244,200
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $283,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $252,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.19 N, Longitude: 123.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,032 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,657 (62.5%)

Area code: 503

Astoria household income distribution Astoria home values distribution

Crime rates in Astoria by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.110.40.00.0
Rapes 825732327101
per 100,000 77.420.150.871.830.420.130.220.271.010.40.010.4
Robberies 5495545864210
per 100,000 48.440.291.551.350.640.250.380.960.941.520.9104.4
Assaults 3426121510212317137911
per 100,000 329.1261.0122.0153.8101.2211.2231.5171.9131.972.694.0114.9
Burglaries 1581021111071249361771001426692
per 100,000 1529.51024.01128.61096.91254.6935.2614.0778.51014.31473.2689.1960.8
Thefts 342328424394401335276331415460309346
per 100,000 3310.73292.84311.14039.04057.13368.92778.13346.54209.44772.33226.13613.6
Auto thefts 442741383136162921291731
per 100,000 425.9271.1416.9389.5313.6362.0161.0293.2213.0300.9177.5323.8
Arson 639331265512
per 100,000 58.130.191.530.830.410.120.160.750.751.910.420.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 371.0272.4336.6332.8298.7267.2225.3255.7337.3333.7193.2267.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Astoria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Oregon average:

1.57
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -692 (-6.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Astoria: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Astoria topographic 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.

Hospitals and medical centers in Astoria:

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

Private elementary/middle school in Astoria:

  • ST MARY STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 1411 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
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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)

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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

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Black residents, 33.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents, 66.3% for other race residents, 37.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Astoria, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Astoria compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Astoria, Oregon:

  • Best Western Lincoln Inn Of Astoria, 555 Hamburg Ave, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-2205, Fax: (503) 325-5550
  • Red Lion Inn Astoria, 400 Industry St, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-7373, Fax: (503) 252-8727
  • Rivershore Motel, 59 Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-2921
  • Comfort Suites Astoria, 3420 Leif Erickson Dr, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-2000, Fax: (503) 325-5335
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites-Astoria, 204 West Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (888) 898-6222, Fax: (503) 338-4702
  • Cannery Pier Hotel, No 10 Basin St, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-4996, Fax: (503) 325-8350
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Astoria, 201 39th St, Astoria, OR 97103 , Phone: (503) 325-8888, Fax: (503) 325-0111
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Astoria, Oregon

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Astoria travel time to work - commute Astoria mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Astoria city (based on Clatsop County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.71%
Here: 23.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents18.3%16.7%11.4%8.8%8.7%
Congregations8.0%8.0%6.0%8.0%6.0%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents6.4%5.0%5.0%4.2%15.5%
Congregations10.0%6.0%4.0%6.0%38.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

27.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clatsop County:

24.7%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.6%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$32,669$43,5590$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$24,497
Judicial and Legal 1$3,570$42,8400$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$94,210$59,5012$3,211
Police - Other 14$44,388$38,0470$0
Firefighters 16$84,819$63,6140$0
Fire - Other 1$3,610$43,3200$0
Streets and Highways 5$16,825$40,3801$311
Parks and Recreation 12$35,116$35,11655$32,736
Water Supply 21$73,424$41,9570$0
Local Libraries 2$8,091$48,5467$6,138
Other and Unallocable 2$8,483$50,8985$6,230
Totals for Government 102$405,205$47,67179$73,123

Astoria government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,170,000 ($227.77)
    Regular Highways: $543,000 ($57.00)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,958,000 ($205.52)
    Police Protection: $1,737,000 ($182.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,498,000 ($157.24)
    Water Utilities: $1,262,000 ($132.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,150,000 ($120.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,065,000 ($111.79)
    Sewerage: $948,000 ($99.51)
    Financial Administration: $796,000 ($83.55)
    Central Staff Services: $796,000 ($83.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $398,000 ($41.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $167,000 ($17.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $128,000 ($13.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($3.25)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $27,000 ($2.83)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $264,000 ($27.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,039,000 ($423.95)
    Regular Highways: $563,000 ($59.10)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $28,000 ($2.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,540,000 ($581.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($3.36)

Astoria government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,613,000 ($274.27)
    Sewerage: $910,000 ($95.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $325,000 ($34.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $72,000 ($7.56)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $60,000 ($6.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($2.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $923,000 ($96.88)
    Interest Earnings: $357,000 ($37.47)
    Special Assessments: $214,000 ($22.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $188,000 ($19.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $175,000 ($18.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $105,000 ($11.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,268,000 ($133.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,967,000 ($311.43)
    Highways: $632,000 ($66.34)
    General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($3.57)
  • Tax - Property: $5,421,000 ($569.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,523,000 ($159.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $409,000 ($42.93)
    Other License: $329,000 ($34.53)

Astoria government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,254,000 ($1076.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,777,000 ($816.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,082,000 ($323.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $605,000 ($63.50)

Astoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,894,000 ($828.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $502,000 ($52.69)

8.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Oregon average:

8.89%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($181 average AGI)
Clatsop County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.78% ($38,526 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.62% ($48,688)
from Columbia County, OR  0.30% ($32,216)


8.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Oregon average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.78% ($30,333 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.61% ($32,197)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.40% ($40,204)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Astoria, Oregon:
  • Fatal accident count: 27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 82
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Oregon average:
  • Fatal accident count: 111
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 162
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 118
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23
See more detailed statistics of Astoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 22
Total length: 1,233 meters (4,045ft)
Total costs: $19,086,000
Total average daily traffic: 116,828
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,406

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 2
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: 70 (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: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (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: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 229 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Astoria)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Astoria)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Astoria, OR
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
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
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