Poverty in Astoria, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in Astoria, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Astoria is 15.3%. One out of every 6.5 residents of Astoria lives in poverty.

How many people in Astoria, Oregon live in poverty?
1,447 of 9,459 Astoria residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Astoria compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Astoria has a slightly higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

8,002

13.8% 10.3% 83.1%

What's the Poverty Rate in Astoria, Oregon By Race?

13.8% of White residents of Astoria, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Astoria, Oregon is the same as than the national average. 1,107 of 8,002 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 83.1% of the total population of Astoria, Oregon are white.

Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Astoria, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Astoria, Oregon is 15.6%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Astoria, Oregon is 15.0%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Astoria, Oregon

Male residents of Astoria, Oregon are slightly(3%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

731 of 4,699 males in Astoria live below the poverty line.

716 of 4,760 females in Astoria live below the poverty line.

Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Astoria can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 13.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 14.9%.

Poverty for younger ages in Astoria is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 8.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 17.5%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Astoria can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 2.6%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 13.6%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 21.3%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Astoria, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Astoria, Oregon?

Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

31.3%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

12.6%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

16.4%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

16.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

10.3%

75 to 84 Years Old

6.3%

Over 85 Years Old

17.6%

Astoria, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Astoria, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Astoria, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 15.3%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Astoria, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Astoria, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Astoria, Oregon who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 8,893 residents of Astoria, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 1,364 (15.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 83 (14.7%) of 566 residents of Astoria, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Astoria, Oregon

The poverty rate in Astoria is 15.3%.
Astoria is in Clatsop County.
Oregon Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Clatsop County.
City Poverty Rate
Astoria 15.3%
Cannon Beach 16.4%
Gearhart 17.8%
Seaside 12.4%
Warrenton 12.2%

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