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John Day is a city in Grant County.
The community was named for the John Day River, which was named for a scout with John Jacob Astor's overland expedition in 1811.
The latitude of John Day is 44.416N. The longitude is -118.951W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,087 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,657.
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16% of John Day residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the John Day ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in John Day was $15,488, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of John Day residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in John Day, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.
Libraries in John Day include Grant County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in John Day include Grant County Blue Mountain Eagle
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our John Day political report.
The average commute time for John Day workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in John Day include Best Western.
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