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Central Point is a city in Jackson County, in the Medford metro area.
The community was named for its location at the junction of two wagon roads
The latitude of Central Point is 42.376N. The longitude is -122.915W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,273 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,630.
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18% of Central Point residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Central Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Central Point was $17,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Central Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Central Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $549. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $977.
Libraries in Central Point include Central Point Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Central Point include Central Point Sun
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Central Point political report.
The average commute time for Central Point workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Central Point between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Central Point include Fairfield Inn & Suites Medford.
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