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Astoria, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Astoria had a population of 9,954 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Astoria, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,954
Daytime Population: Workers 6,563
Daytime Population: Residents 4,893
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,456
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 9,639
Population in Familes 6,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density2 1,618
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $39,882
Average Household Income $54,345
Per Capita Income $24,813


Total Housing Units 5,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,045 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,446 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 777 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $259,021
Average Home Value $287,029


Total Households 4,491
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 2,343
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% 0.75%
Households 0.64% 0.72%
Families 0.41% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

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, 2017 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 # 60 84th
Population Density # 144 62nd
Diversity Index # 114 70th
Median Household Income # 287 24th
Per Capita Income # 197 48th

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