Warrenton is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 5,282 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Warrenton is the 80th largest community in Oregon.
Warrenton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Warrenton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Warrenton who work in office and administrative support (17.15%), sales jobs (12.16%), and food service (10.50%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Warrenton. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Warrenton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.82 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Warrenton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Warrenton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.68% of adults 25 and older in Warrenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Warrenton in 2010 was $22,372, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,488 for a family of four. However, Warrenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Warrenton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Warrenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warrenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Warrenton include Irish, English, Finnish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Warrenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.