Facts about Clatsop County, Oregon
Clatsop County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,039. The county seat is Astoria. The county is named for the Clatsop tribe of Native Americans, who lived along the coast of the Pacific Ocean prior to European settlement.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,084 square miles (2,810 km²), of which 829 square miles (2,150 km²) is land and 255 square miles (660 km²) (24%) is water. The highest point is Saddle Mountain at 3,283 feet (1,001 m), part of the Northern Oregon Coast Range.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 37,039 people, 15,742 households, and 9,579 families residing in the county. The population density was 44.7 inhabitants per square mile (17.3/km²). There were 21,546 housing units at an average density of 26.0 per square mile (10.0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.9% white, 1.2% Asian, 1.0% American Indian, 0.5% black or African American, 0.2% Pacific islander, 3.3% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 7.7% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 22.8% were German, 15.4% were English, 14.2% were Irish, 8.9% were American, and 7.5% were Norwegian.
Of the 15,742 households, 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 39.2% were non-families, and 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.85. The median age was 43.2 years.
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