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Warrenton, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Warrenton had a population of 5,384 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Warrenton is located at latitude 46.1702 and longitude -123.9227 in Clatsop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Warrenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.79 sq. miles and a water area of 4.87 sq. miles. Clatsop County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Warrenton (GNIS ID: 2412184) 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 Warrenton is located within Astoria Division of Clatsop County.

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

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


Total Population 5,384
Population in Households 5,216
Population in Familes 4,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 421
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 2,081
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,357
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,218 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 863 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $221,926
Average Home Value $244,606


Median Household Income $42,544
Average Household Income $57,129
Per Capita Income $22,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.23% 1.19%
Households 1.06% 1.15%
Families 0.85% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Warrenton, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Warrenton 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 # 96 75th
Population Density1 # 264 30th
Diversity Index2 # 208 45th
Median Household Income # 240 37th
Per Capita Income # 250 34th

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