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Banks is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.

The community was named for settler Robert Banks and his father, John Banks

The latitude of Banks is 45.618N. The longitude is -123.113W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 213 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,521.


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Median household income
Local
$57,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Banks demographic reports
Banks is in the Willamette Valley
Filming location for:
· 1980 movie, "The Empire Strikes Back"
Nearby parks & recreation: Banks-Vernonia Trail
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Banks demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97106 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Banks residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Banks ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Banks was $21,354, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Banks residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Banks, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,398.


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Libraries in Banks include Banks Public Library ... View libraries

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Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Banks political report.

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The average commute time for Banks workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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