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People

Total Population 1,961
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 860
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 43.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,422
% Above Poverty Level 80.2%
% Below Poverty Level 19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $746
Median House Value $163,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rainier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Vancouver, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles N of Portland, Oregon
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 97048
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.089
Longitude -122.934

Rainier Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LONGVIEW
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station TOLEDO
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 79 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station BATTLE GROUND
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clatskanie 1,782 $58,229
Columbia City 2,419 $62,639
Scappoose 6,839 $75,398
St. Helens 13,055 $53,996
Vernonia 1,903 $58,889

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rainier Public Libraries

Library
Rainier City Library
106 B ST
Rainier, Oregon
(503) 556-7301

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Rainier High Schools

RAINIER JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
28176 OLD RAINIER RD
503-556-4215
Serves 626 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.9

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