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Astoria, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Astoria had a population of 9,852 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Astoria is located at latitude 46.1874 and longitude -123.815 in Clatsop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Astoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.15 sq. miles and a water area of 3.95 sq. miles. Clatsop County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Astoria (GNIS ID: 2409744) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Astoria is located within Astoria Division of Clatsop County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Astoria population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Astoria: Clatsop, Fort Astoria, Fort George.

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Astoria, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,852
Population in Households 9,537
Population in Familes 6,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density1 1,601
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 4,403
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,962 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,441 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 795 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $261,605
Average Home Value $295,413


Median Household Income $38,290
Average Household Income $51,762
Per Capita Income $23,446
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.68%
Households 0.42% 0.65%
Families 0.16% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Astoria, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Astoria to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 84th
Population Density1 # 141 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 114 70th
Median Household Income # 299 21st
Per Capita Income # 217 43rd

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