Clatsop County

Astoria, OR: What you need to know

Situated near the mouth of the Columbia River, Astoria is largely a maritime city served by the deepwater Port of Astoria. The community is also situated at the western terminus of the nationwide TransAmerica Trail, a coast-to-coast bicycle touring route established by the American Cycling Association. Quality of life attractions in Astoria include Columbia River Maritime Museum, Oregon Film Museum and Clatsop Community College.


Astoria, OR City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 9,537
Median Age 44
Median Household Income $44,663
Median Home Price $233,500

Astoria, OR Demographics

Median Population in Astoria, OR

Median Age 43.5%
Age 18 Over 82.2%
Age 21 Over 79.6%
Age 62 Over 24%
Age 65 Over 18.6%

Race in Astoria, OR

  Ethnicity White 89.7%
  Ethnicity Black 1.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 1.7%

Population By Gender in Astoria, OR

  Male 50.8%
  Female 49.2%

Language in Astoria, OR

  English Only 90.1%
  English Other 9.9%

Economics in Astoria, OR

  Median Household Income $44,663
  Median Home Price $233,500
  Homes Owned 51%
  Homes Rent 49%
  Median Property Rent $720

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Commute Types in Astoria, OR

  Walked 9.5%
  Worked at Home 5.6%
  Public Transportation 1.8%
  Other Means 3.1%
  Drove Alone 66%
  Carpooled 14%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 199
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