Clatsop County

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Clatsop County, Oregon

820 Exchange St 2nd Fl
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: (503) 325-8511
Fax: (503) 325-9307
www.co.clatsop.or.us

In the northwestern corner of OR; original county; organized Jun 22, 1844 (prior to statehood) from the Tuality district. Name Origin: For the Clatsop Indian tribe of Chinook Indians, whose name means 'dried salmon.'

Area (sq mi):: 1084.75 (land 827.23; water 257.52) Population per square mile: 44.50
Population 2005: 36,798 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 7.00% Population 2000: 35,630 (White 90.80%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 1.20%; Other 5.10%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $19,515; median household $36,301; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,214-$25,801
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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