Astoria, Oregon Population 2021

10,173
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Astoria is a city located in Clatsop County Oregon. It is also the county seat of Clatsop County. With a 2020 population of 10,173, it is the 53rd largest city in Oregon and the 3068th largest city in the United States . Astoria is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 7.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,477 in 2010. Astoria reached it's highest population of 14,027 in 1920. Spanning over 10 miles, Astoria has a population density of 1,657 people per square mile.

The average household income in Astoria is $65,982 with a poverty rate of 11.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $908 per month, and the median house value is $259,600. The median age in Astoria is 44.7 years, 42.5 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Astoria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Astoria was:

  • White: 89.87%
  • Two or more races: 6.99%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
The current population of Astoria, Oregon is 10,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,936.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,477.

Astoria, Oregon Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202141,2505131.24%
202040,7375131.26%
201940,2245131.28%
201839,7116101.54%
201739,1014231.08%
201638,6788812.28%
201537,7973480.92%
201437,4493360.90%
201337,113-302-0.81%
201237,4151870.50%
201137,2281400.38%
201037,0880.00%

Astoria Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,84089.87%
Two or More Races6886.99%
Some Other Race1201.22%
Asian750.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.50%
Black or African American350.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.29%
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Astoria Population by Race

Astoria Population Pyramid $2021

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Astoria Median Age

44.7


Total

42.5


Male

45.8


Female

Astoria Adults

There are 7,980 adults, (1,987 of whom are seniors) in Astoria.

Astoria Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Astoria Sex Ratio

Female

5,094

51.79%

Male

4,742

48.21%

Astoria Population by Age

Astoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Astoria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.8%33.2%
Female55.2%44.8%
All50%50%
Male45.1%54.9%
Non Family36.4%63.6%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Astoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4922.1350
Non Family2,2421.1936.4
Married1,7493.0566.8
Female3262.9755.2
Male1753.4545.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Astoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1812.46%
9th to 12th Grade4325.87%
High School Graduate1,50320.43%
Some College2,12528.88%
Associates Degree76910.45%
Bachelors Degree1,42319.34%
Graduate Degree92512.57%
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Astoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Astoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,3205,9722,092
Hispanic55636081
2+ Races429366148
Asian757544
Other Race6559
Native American4940
Black2218
Islander1266

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.67%.

Astoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,085$35,768$27,909
Less Than 9th Grade$23,302$25,045$14,545
High School Graduate$27,451$32,078$23,214
Some College$30,433$32,538$26,620
Bachelors Degree$40,357$58,550$32,679
Graduate Degree$58,494$74,545$51,484

$32,085

Average Earnings

$35,768

Average Male

$27,909

Average Female

Astoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Astoria Language by Age

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Astoria Language

90.38% of Astoria residents speak only English, while 9.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.06% of the population.

Astoria Language

Astoria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,91587611.07%
Hispanic1,05812011.34%
Multiple6629614.50%
Black291965.52%
Other1201512.50%
Islander29931.03%
Asian75810.67%

11.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.88%

Male Poverty Rate

11.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Astoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Astoria is Black, with 65.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Astoria is Asian, with 10.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Astoria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.01%
High School14.81%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.49%

Astoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.56%
Female Employed6.70%
Male Employed6.42%
Male Unemployed6.15%

Astoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Astoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,813$65,982
Families$72,976$83,697
Married Families$79,958-
Non Families$33,067$45,998
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Income by Household Type

Astoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Astoria Married by Age and Sex

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Astoria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Astoria Marital Status by Race

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Astoria Marital Status

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912

Number of Veterans

812

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam356
First Gulf War213
Second Gulf War129
Korea69
World War II35

Astoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74253
55 to 64246
75+199
35 to 54155
18 to 3459

Astoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White77411.03%
2+ Races9419.22%
Hispanic537.63%
Native American2346.94%
Other Race1516.67%
Asian68.00%

Astoria Veterans by Race

Astoria Veterans by Education

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12.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Astoria Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Astoria Employment by Age

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Astoria Employment by Race

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Astoria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.73%

Born in Astoria

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.03% of Astoria residents were born in the United States, with 41.73% having been born in Oregon. 4.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Astoria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,173790.78%
202010,094790.79%
201910,015790.80%
20189,9361151.17%
20179,821280.29%
20169,7932212.31%
20159,572330.35%
20149,5391111.18%
20139,428-157-1.64%
20129,585670.70%
20119,518340.36%
20109,484-329-0.34%
20009,813-256-0.26%
199010,069710.07%
19809,998-246-0.24%
197010,244-995-0.92%
196011,239-1,092-0.92%
195012,3311,9421.73%
194010,389400.04%
193010,349-3,678-3.00%
192014,0274,4283.87%
19109,5991,2181.37%
19008,3812,1973.09%
18906,1843,3818.23%
18802,8032,16415.93%
18706390.00%

Astoria Population by Year