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Warrenton, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Warrenton had a population of 5,430 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 5,430
Daytime Population: Workers 3,751
Daytime Population: Residents 2,495
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 5,263
Population in Familes 4,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density2 424
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $44,036
Average Household Income $59,196
Per Capita Income $23,772


Total Housing Units 2,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,260 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 854 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $218,536
Average Home Value $233,631


Total Households 2,114
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,378
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 1.18% 1.1%
Households 1.13% 1.07%
Families 0.95% 0.98%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

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, 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 # 96 75th
Population Density # 264 30th
Diversity Index # 211 44th
Median Household Income # 237 38th
Per Capita Income # 235 38th

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