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Demographics

People

Total Population2,080
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+760
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,781
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,588
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,976

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,181
% Above Poverty Level85%
% Below Poverty Level15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone35.5%
Median Gross Rent$743
Median House Value$167,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.9%
English8.9%
Irish8.4%
Italian7.6%
Norwegian4.1%
Swedish3.6%
Welsh2.6%
Finnish2.6%
Dutch2.2%
Danishn1.8%
French Except Basque1.6%
Scottish1.6%
Canadian0.9%
Austrian0.7%
African0.7%
Romanian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Brazilian0.3%
German0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Rainier Almanac

CategoryValue
County Columbia County
Standard Zip Codes97048
Phone Area Codes503,971
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.04
Approximate Longitude-122.98

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)

StationLONGVIEW
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 77 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationTOLEDO
Distance26.6 miles
Jan Temp33 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp51 to 79 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches
StationBATTLE GROUND
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp32 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp51 to 78 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clatskanie1,996$55,781
Columbia City2,039$65,504
Scappoose6,975$81,217
St. Helens13,254$56,541
Vernonia1,917$57,171

Rainier Public Libraries

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

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Rainier Public Schools

Hudson Park Elementary School
28176 Old Rainier Rd
ZIP: 97048
(503) 556-0196
Primary
Total Enrollment 462
North Columbia Academy
28168 Old Rainier Rd
ZIP: 97048
(503) 556-3777
High
Total Enrollment 38
Rainier Jr/sr High School
28170 Old Rainier Rd
ZIP: 97048
(503) 556-4215
High
Total Enrollment 466
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