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Warrenton is a city located in Clatsop County, Oregon. The city is named for D.K. Warren (Daniel Knight), an early settler. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 4,096. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links ORMap-doton-Warrenton. ... Location in the state of Oregon Formed 1844 Seat Astoria Area  - Total  - Water 2,809 km² (1,085 mi²) 667 km² (18 mi²) 23. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ...

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History

The first settlement within the Warrenton city limits was Lexington, which was laid out in 1848, and served as the first county seat for Clatsop county. The name fell out of use, and this area became known as Skipanon, which is preserved in the name of Skipanon River which flows through the town. A Lexington post office operated intermittently between 1850 and 1857; a Skipanon post office operated without a break from 1871 to 1903. A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Skipanon River is a tributary of the Columbia River, approximately 7 miles (11 km) long, on the Pacific coast of northwest Oregon in the United States. ...


Warrenton was platted in 1889, and incorporated as a city in 1899. Built on tidal flats, it relied on a system of dikes built by Chinese laborers to keep the Columbia River from flooding the town. Mudflats are relatively flat, muddy regions found in intertidal areas. ... Jump to: navigation, search Columbia River Gorge, Washington or North side The Columbia River is a river situated in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ...


Warrenton has a charter fishing boat port.


Geography

Warrenton is located at 46°10'9" North, 123°55'37" West (46.169124, -123.926829)1. It is 8 miles west of Astoria. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search Astoria. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 43.3 km² (16.7 mi²). 31.9 km² (12.3 mi²) of it is land and 11.3 km² (4.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 26.15% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Jump to: navigation, search A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,096 people, 1,621 households, and 1,087 families residing in the city. The population density is 128.3/km² (332.2/mi²). There are 1,799 housing units at an average density of 56.3/km² (145.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.53% White, 0.22% African American, 1.32% Native American, 1.76% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.27% from other races, and 2.83% from two or more races. 2.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,621 households out of which 33.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% are married couples living together, 11.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% are non-families. 26.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.00. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $33,472, and the median income for a family is $42,946. Males have a median income of $31,654 versus $21,133 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,874. 14.2% of the population and 11.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.4% of those under the age of 18 and 11.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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