Astoria City Center
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- Central portion of Astoria
- Northern section abuts the Columbia, and is an historical district, usually called "Old Town" or "Old Astoria".
- Made up mostly of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes.
- Occupied by a mixture of renters and owners.
- Most residences are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases quite earlier.
- Below average income neighborhood, with a majority of lower-middle income.
- Income lower than 70% of U.S. neighborhoods.
- 26% of the children here live below the poverty level.
- 35% of population are employed in executive, management and professional occupations.
- 28% of population are employed in sales and service jobs.
- 20% of population are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
- 14% of population are employed in clerical, assistant and tech support occupations.
- 14% German
- 13% Irish
- 10% English
- 4% Norwegian
- 4% Swedish
- 92% English
- 5% Spanish
- 3% Other