Astoria employment information

IndexAstoriaOregonNational
Income per capita$26,243$28,822$29,829
Median household income$43,919$53,270$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,156$69,328$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,335$34,215$35,192
Median earnings male$31,632$33,885$36,919
Median earnings female$24,022$24,038$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level17.8%15.7%15.1%
The Astoria, OR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Astoria is $26,243, which is 9% lower than than the Oregon average and 12% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,919, which is 18% lower than than the Oregon average and 21% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Astoria is 4%, which is 19% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Astoria is 18% which is 18% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,276$43,919$87,838
City
$35,509$53,270$106,540
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Astoria is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Astoria is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Astoria is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Astoria is 18% higher than the national average.

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Astoria employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.8%2.7%
Financial & insurance services1.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.0%17.8%
Public administration7.2%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.1%
Education, health & social services12.0%36.9%
Other36.6%29.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Altoona, WA80$62,50013%
Chinook, WA330$53,2594%
Warrenton, OR5,260$51,0568%
Gearhart, OR1,498$48,90612%
Deep River, WA168$48,75012%
Astoria, OR9,595$43,91921%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Aiea, HI9,594$108,51796%
Country Club, CA9,597$43,96421%
Bristol, PA9,593$42,96222%
Hermantown, MN9,599$66,38620%
Rainbow City, AL9,590$49,49611%
Astoria, OR9,595$43,91921%
Source: The Astoria, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).