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Corvallis is a city in Benton County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Latin term for "heart of the valley."
The latitude of Corvallis is 44.564N. The longitude is -123.26W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 233 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 50,126.
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19% of Corvallis residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Corvallis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Corvallis was $19,317, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Corvallis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Corvallis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $531. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,149.
Libraries in Corvallis include Corvallis-Benton County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Corvallis include Corvallis Gazette-Times
TV stations in Corvallis include KOAC.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KOAC.
Benton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Corvallis political report.
The average commute time for Corvallis workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Corvallis between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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