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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.
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.
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.
39% of Beaverton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Beaverton include Beaverton Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Beaverton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $643. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,387.
Libraries in Beaverton include Beaverton City Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beaverton political report.
Beaverton restaurants taking online reservations include Hall Street Grill, McCormick's Fish House - Beaverton ... View restaurants
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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