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

The community was named for a nearby beaver dam.

The latitude of Beaverton is 45.487N. The longitude is -122.802W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 190 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 80,520.


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Median household income
Local
$47,863
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Beaverton demographic reports
Beaverton is in the Willamette Valley.
Public transportation: TriMet (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 163. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2007 movie, "Into the Wild"
Well-known residents have included:
· Philip Knight, billionaire founder of Nike
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Seattle's Best Coffee, Coffee People, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Tualatin Hills Park
Colleges and universities: Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 105

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Beaverton 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 97007 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Beaverton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beaverton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beaverton was $25,419, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Beaverton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Beaverton include Beaverton Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Beaverton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $643.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,387.


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Libraries in Beaverton include Beaverton City Library ... View libraries

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

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Beaverton restaurants taking online reservations include Hall Street Grill, McCormick's Fish House - Beaverton ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Beaverton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Beaverton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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